Join Us for Coding at the Capitol on Sept. 19 in Frankfort, Ky to support Computer Science access and engagement for all students across the Commonwealth.
|TALK has been working with Code.org, AdvanceKentucky,and Kentucky’s Department of Education to put together an event for educators, legislators, and other stakeholders to learn more about the critical nature of providing computer science coursework and after-school activities at the K-12 level. The day-long agenda promoting CS education at the Capitol will focus on understanding the importance of promoting equitable access to quality STEM education opportunities. This event aims to foster an open dialogue enabling us to collectively address challenges, propose solutions, and lay the groundwork for impactful change. Further, we are pleased to announce this discussion will be led by Cameron Wilson, President of Code.org.
The complete agenda is below and we welcome you for the full day as a business supporter and observer, if you are available.
Event Details: Coding at the Capitol Event
Date: September 19, 2023
Time: 9 AM to 3 PM ET
Venue: Capitol Annex — Go to Listed Room Numbers Below
Address: 702 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601
Coding at the Capitol 2023 (Complete Agenda)
9:00 am Opening Remarks, Awards, and Keynote by Cameron Wilson, President of Code.org, Capitol Annex Room 169. Open to Those Interested.
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Student Showcase and Interactive Workshops Capitol Annex Room 171. Open to Those Interested.
11:00 am Interim Joint Committee Presentation by Code.org, AdvanceKentucky, and KDE, Capitol Annex Room 154. Designed & Set Up for Special Invites & Legislators.
11:30 am Lunch for Legislators, Invited Dignitaries, Organizers, and Educators. The deadline to order lunch has passed. Capitol Annex Room 169.
2:00 pm SPECIAL INVITE ONLY Round Table Discussion: Exploring Key Priorities and Challenges in CS Education. This is a closed session — invite only.
Participants in the student showcase:
–Butler High School Central Elementary (Marshall County)
–Eminence High School
–Floyd County School of Innovation
–Glasgow High School
–Grayson County High School
–Ignite Institute (Boone County)
–Knox County Middle School
–RISE STEM Academy (Fayette County)
–Shelby County Area Technology Center
–Wayne County High School
Direct Your Interest in Attending/Questions to: Anthony Mires, AdvanceKentucky Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.