Past Meetup

TEALS: Building & Growing Computer Science Programs in high schools w volunteers

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Join Andrew Spiece as he talks about the TEALS program, and see how you can get involved in growing area high school students skills in computer science! You don't have to be a senior software engineer to help!
This session is not just for testers, so bring your team!

*Note*: This is our 4th (!!!) birthday celebration as well, so after the session we'll have treats to celebrate!

Learn what TEALS is doing to build and grow computer science programs in high schools. TEALS started as a non-profit startup in 2009 with 12 schools and 12 volunteers and has grown to over 500 high schools for the[masked] school year. Learn how industry professionals volunteering to team teach computer science has allowed schools to have the teacher capacity to be able to offer these programs and help bring opportunity to underrepresented youth.

Agenda:
6:00pm - 6:30pm - dinner and networking
6:30pm - 7:30pm - main presentation
7:30pm - 8:30pm - cake & ice cream, swag giveaways, socializing and networking

Location: 1520 Woodward Ave, Detroit. Thanks to Detroit Labs for hosting!

Dinner:
Dinner and refreshments are provided! Be sure to note dietary restrictions when RSVPing