The Central Virginia CSTA (CvCSTA) has a new Web! August 23, 2016Posted by emalickhcpsus in Uncategorized.
The Central Virginia CSTA (CvCSTA) has a new Web!
CV CSTA 2016 Board Meeting April 7, 2016Posted by emalickhcpsus in Uncategorized.
Central Virginia CSTA 2016 Board Meeting
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 6:30PM
Deep Run High School IT Center (to the right when you enter the main entrance)
4801 Twin Hickory Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23059
Map to DRHS: https://goo.gl/maps/W8vfJaYE9nz
- CV CSTA 2016 Elections and Important Updates to CSTA standards and Summer offerings will be discussed.
- All interested parties are invited to attend and apply.
Next Chapter Meeting March 18, 2016Posted by rdovi in Uncategorized.
Good Afternoon Everyone,
I hope this finds you well and enjoying some of this nice weather that we have been having.
The Central Virginia Chapter of the CSTA will be holding a meeting on Tuesday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Deep Run High School, located at 4801 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059.
The meeting will be an organizational meeting to elect officers and set a vision for the chapter. We hope that you will be able to attend. We are working to determine if we can facilitate participation via phone for those who are unable to attend in person. Attending in person is preferred if at all possible.
Please RSVP so that we know the number of people attending.
Feel free to pass this along to anyone that you think may be interested in joining us.
I look forward to seeing you on April 12th.
Lynne M. Norris, PMP
Chairperson, Center for Information Technology
Deep Run High School
DRHS Invitational Programming Competition May 22, 2015Posted by rdovi in Uncategorized.
The 2015 Deep Run Programming Competition will
Wednesday, May 27th from 4:30PM to 7PM
4801 Twin Hickory Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23059
**Entries should be submitted by May 22 nd !**
CSTA 2015 National Conference January 22, 2015Posted by rdovi in Uncategorized.
The CSTA Annual Conference provides professional development opportunities for K–12 computer science and information technology teachers who need practical, relevant information to help them prepare their students for the future. The 2015 conference will be held July 12-14 in Grapevine, Texas.
Announcing CodeVA May 8, 2014Posted by rdovi in Membership.
CodeVA is a non-profit focused on bringing computer science education to students and teachers across Virginia.
Launching in summer 2014 CodeVA brings two initiatives:
- Teacher Training
- In partnership with Code.org CodeVA is working with four Virginiaschool districts to train new computer science teachers.
- Summer Camps
- To bring computer science to kids across central Virginia CodeVA is running five summer camps.
Click here to sign up for the CodeVA mailing list.
CSTA – VA 2014 Lets do the Numbers March 31, 2014Posted by rdovi in Conference, Meetings, Uncategorized.
This year’s theme is Lets do the Numbers. We have seen tremendous growth in computer science education in Virginia this year.
- Keynote: Andreas Addison
- Pat Phillips – Mobilize Data Workshop
- Resources Here
- We were so lucky to have Pat here to present. The materials have a wealth of resources for you to use in the classroom.
- APCS new Labs
- Lester Wainwright –Collegeboard site on new Labs
- CS Principles – Rebecca Dovi
- Robot Play Date – Eileen Malick
- New Non-profit supporting CS Education – codeVA
- Free postacards with CS data for VA are on the site
CSTA-VA 2014 Registration is Open February 19, 2014Posted by rdovi in Uncategorized.
Hi folks – registration is now open
Link is here: https://cstava2014.eventbrite.com
CSTA – VA Annual Conference:
Friday March 28, 2014 8:30 – 3:30
J Seargent Reynolds Community College
1651 E Parham Rd
Richmond VA 23228
Registration fee is $20 and includes lunch and light break snacks.
- Registration starts at 8:30
- Please note that the event is at J Sarge’s PARHAM road campus
- Please bring a laptop, computers will not be provided
We have some great teacher led sessions on robotics, CS Principles, changes to the APCS A case study, and more. In addition we have two special sessions happening this year:
1) The Mobilize Data Workshop – Teaching About Data
Space is limited to the first 30 people that register. The best part is the conference is FREE if you register for this event. Just select the Data option on the registration site.
2) Oracle Learn Java with Greenfoot
More information coming
Please pass this on to any math, science or CTE teachers that might be interested.
JMU Summer Academy June 23 – 27, 2014 February 14, 2014Posted by rdovi in Uncategorized.
Hi folks – we just got the information for this summer’s JMU Computer Science teacher’s academy
Are you teaching AP Computer Science or introductory programming courses? Do you have questions about the best approaches? Are you preparing to offer the new CS Principles course? Do you feel there may be gaps in your computer science education? Then join your colleagues at the 15th Annual Content Teaching Academy, held June 23 – June 27, 2014 on the campus of James Madison University! This week of professional development is designed to increase both your pedagogical and content knowledge in computer science.
House of Representatives High School STEM Competition – build an app! February 11, 2014Posted by rdovi in Uncategorized.