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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Counselors 4 Computing

Start Date: 2/25/2021 3:30 PM EST
End Date: 2/25/2021 4:30 PM EST

Venue Name: Virtual Event


Organization Name: Michigan School Counselor Association

Contact:
Sarah Dickman
Email: msca1964@gmail.com
Phone: (269) 330-8343

Sponsor: Counselors 4 Computing


School Counselors Are Key Allies in for Equity and Access to Participation in Computing

Technology is transforming the way we learn and work. Join us for conversation and collaboration to further opportunities for your students. This is a unique
virtual PD  to grow your expertise and ultimately advance equitable opportunities in computer science and to learn how you and your school community can support students on paths to successful, flexible, and rewarding computing careers.

  • Learn about career prospects in this fast-growing sector, and why employers want a large and diverse talent pool from which to draw.

  • Learn why computer science is a fundamental literacy, no matter what your students’ plans.

  • Identify emerging career trends, and requisite skills to empower students.

  • Develop specific individual counseling and advising practices to support socially equitable career exploration.

  • Identify tips for talking about computer science education and careers with key stakeholders.

  • First 300 counselors to register, attend the LIVE session, AND complete the survey will receive a C4C kit and 1 Career Development SCECH credit.

  • Participants who view on demand by 3/31/21 will receive 1 Career Development SCECH credit. (Post-survey must be completed to receive SCECH)

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