CSP Providers & Teachers Forum

SIGCSE 2020 — Portland, Oregon

Overview

The 2020 CS Principles Providers and Teachers Forum is the third gathering of CS Principles educators, providers and teachers in a structured session at SIGCSE. This forum was created to fill the need for a community for CS Principles providers and teachers to discuss best practices, feedback, or share teaching experiences.

The CS Principles Providers and Teachers Forum aims to increase collaboration and discussion among College Board endorsed providers and teachers by offering a diverse agenda. Topics that may be discussed this year include but are not limited to:

  • Successes and failures of CSP professional development
  • Common teaching issues providers and teachers encounter
  • Teacher recruitment strategies and keeping in touch with teachers
  • Student recruitment strategies
  • Preparing for the AP CSP exam
  • How to read the results of the AP CSP exam

Time & Location

The Forum is a half-day morning session, on .

Location: B118

Link in Whova: https://whova.com/embedded/session/sigcs_202003/834760/

Registration & Topic Submission

Registration and topic submissions can be done at this link: https://bjc.berkeley.edu/sigcse-csp-forum/register

Topic submissions will close on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:59PM PST.

Registration will close on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 11:59PM PST.

We are looking for topics that would be of broad interest to the CSP Community.

Sample Agenda

We are looking to do something different this year – focusing more so on engaging community discussion over standalone presentations. A sample schedule could look like this:

  • 8:00 AM Introduction
  • 8:05 AM Welcome Keynote & Questions
  • 8:30 AM Panel 1 / Discussion
  • 9:15 AM Break & Networking
  • 9:30 AM Panel 2 / Discussion
  • 10:15 AM Break & Networking
  • 10:30 AM Panel 3 / Discussion
  • 11:15 AM Break & Networking
  • 11:30 AM Closing Thoughts
  • 12:00 PM End

Program Committee

  • Lauren Mock, The Beauty and Joy of Computing, UC Berkeley
  • Michael Ball, The Beauty and Joy of Computing, UC Berkeley
  • Dan Garcia, The Beauty and Joy of Computing, UC Berkeley
  • Tiffany Barnes, The Beauty and Joy of Computing, North Carolina State University

Contact Email

If you have any questions, please email sigcse-csp-forum@bjc.berkeley.edu

We look forward to seeing you at the CS Principles Providers and Teachers Forum!