CS@1122019-09-17T10:42:32-07:00

Our goal is to ensure that all students have equitable access to computer science through teacher trainings and materials

Program Details

A STEM Initiative in Computer Science

CS@112 creates a hub of professional learning, technology and resources to support computer science education in Southwest Washington schools. The goal of CS@112 is to ensure that all students have the opportunity to engage in computer science through equitable access to teacher training and materials.

Program Benefits

This initiative leverages existing structures of computer science in the region and bolsters access to all school districts ESD112 serves by:

  • Providing computer science professional development
  • Integrating computer science hardware and software into existing elementary science kits
  • Providing computer science equipment kits for loan to educators
  • Providing professional development for STEM Robotics 101,  Advanced Robotics, and Computational Thinking Integration
  • Connecting high school students and teachers to high-tech business and industry through a partnership with the SW WA STEM Network and the Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
  • Providing professional development for administrators and counselors on computer science
  • Hosting a Computer Science Leadership PLC
  • Becoming a member of CSforAll to support districts in our region with strategic planning and other computer science efforts

STEM Cutting Edge

ESD 112 Region Schools are creating meaningful opportunities to learn computer science.

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CS Loan Program

Computer Science Loan Program

ESD 112 has a limited number of computer science equipment kits to loan to educators in our region. These kits support integration of computer science and computational thinking concepts across the curriculum.

Kits Available For Loan

Accessing CS Kits

These kits are available to educators in our region via the STEM Materials Center who have attended a computer science or computational thinking training. Fees vary according to level of membership in the STEM Materials Center. Educators in Tier 1 districts or in districts that are not members can reserve kits all year long for a flat $100 fee. Educators in Tier 2 or Tier 3 districts can reserve kits with no fee as a benefit of their district’s membership.

To reserve a kit, or to ask a question about any of our computer science equipment kits, please email Serena Decator with the following information:

  • Name
  • School District
  • Building
  • Kit requested
  • Date desired and length of loan (typically no more than 6 weeks)

Program Contacts

Who to Contact

Katherine Livick

Instructional Technology Coordinator

Contact

Phone: 360-952-3395

Email: katherine.livick@esd112.org

Vickei Hrdina

Director of Career Readiness & STEM Initiatives

Contact

Phone: 360-952-3427

Email: vickei.hrdina@esd112.org

Serena Decator

STEM Materials Specialist

Contact

Phone: 360-952-3434

Email: serena.decator@esd112.org

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