Computer Science Curriculum
Ever since I stumbled into technology teaching in 2001, I have been fairly obsessed with computer science education and making it accessible to all.
- In 2012, I founded Tech-Girls with a mission to empower girls to imagine and achieve their future dreams in our tech-savvy world. Through trial and error, I created and curated lessons and activities that showed the power and creativity of CS to K-12 girls and young women.
- In 2014, I became the K-8 Computer Science Program Coordinator at St. Anne's-Belfield School and helped the school go from no CS education to every K-8 student in the school doing CS integration projects.
- In 2017, I co-founded the CS Institute which is an annual professional development experience for K-12 educators who want to start their journey into computer science education.
- In 2020, I began taking all the CS-infused activities, lessons and units I have created and/or curated over the years and adding them to the Charlottesville Computer Science Community group on #GoOpenVA. I am starting as a graduate student at the UVA School of Education and will be taking all this learning about how to do CS education with students and teachers and finding ways to expand it.