Spark Series: Let's Talk Equitable Access to CS 4 SD!

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Spark Series: Let's Talk Equitable Access to CS 4 SD!

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Spark Series: Let's Talk Equitable Access to CS 4 SD!

Case Study with Kevin Wang, Founder & Ringleader of TEALS K-12 Computer Science in Every School
Panel Discussion (see below for panelists) 
DateJanuary 25, 2018
Time4 p.m. - Networking Reception | 5 p.m. - Evening Presentation
Location:  University of San Diego, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
Tickets:  Single Event Tickets: $25 (discounted ticket price thanks to a generous gift from TEALS K-12)
The Spark Series (formerly known as the Spotlight on Education Series) ignites San Diego educators through world-class, cutting edge, visionary thinking. It is a venue for site administrators, teacher leaders, central office administrators, university students, professors of education and business leaders to hear insights and perspectives from respected thought leaders in education. The 2017-2018 season of Spark Series kicked off with Ashanti Branch of the Ever Forward Club.
Our Jan. 25th Spark Series event revolves around the pressing topic of increasing equitable access to high quality computer science learning for all students. We will feature a case study from Kevin Wang, founder and ringleader of TEALS (Computer Science in every school) and a panel of experts in the field of access to computer science for all students.
• Kevin Wang - Founder and Ringleader of TEALS K-12
• Cheryl Hibbeln - Executive Director of Secondary Schools, San Diego Unified School District
• David Graham - Deputy COO for the City of San Diego, representative for the City's Smart City Initiative
• Vicki Mealer-Burke - Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President of Employee Relations at Qualcomm - more about Vicki.
• Ed Abeyta - Associate Dean for Community Engagement at UCSD Extension, actively involved in this conversation
• Also featuring a high school student who participated in the USD+NSA+NSF's #GenCyber summer camp  
Panel will be moderated by Dr. Christopher Newman, Associate Professor in the Department of Leadership Studies at USD.

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