Posted: Tue, 09/08/2020 - 10:31
Equity and Access in CS is an interactive group focused on equity and access in computer science. It is facilitated by CS for All Teachers Community Ambassadors Vanessa Jones and Andrea Wilson Vazquez. The goal of the group is call out equity in CS education at all levels, including awareness, access, engagement, achievement, integration, and impact in the world around us.
Vanessa is a Technology Design Coach in the Austin Independent School District in Austin, Texas. Vanessa was one of the writers of the the K-12 Computer Science Framework with a focus on Equity in Computer Science and is a member of the 100Kin10 Diversifying the STEM Teacher Pipeline Project Team. In addition to being a teacher and innovative instructional coach in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Andrea is Director of Educator Training at Code Savvy, a non-profit that empowers youth and educators with knowledge, skills, and support to create new things with computer science, while interrupting and counteracting gender, racial, and economic gaps in computing.
If you are seeking ways to engage, reflect and act, Equity and Access in CS is the group for you. Join today by going to the Community tab at the top of your page, select All Groups from the drop-down list, scroll down to and click on the title Equity and Access in CS, click on the link at the right under Membership Tools to request access!