2020 Aspirations in Computing Educator Award Virtual Event
Join the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) in celebrating the 2020 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Educator Award recipients on August 29! This is the first time that we will bring together ALL 2020 NCWIT AiC Educator Award recipients and student endorsers to celebrate the phenomenal work of informal and formal educators who encourage young womxn in tech and computing. In addition to the celebration, we will engage in insightful discussion as we hear from leaders in Computer Science education and delve deeper into racial and gender justice, so we can all reflect and improve upon our inclusive practices.
Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. EST
To attend, register on Zoom.
Lucy Sanders, CEO and Co-founder, NCWIT
Claudia Coleman, AVP of Network Sercies, AT&T
Jake Baskin, Executive Director, CSTA
- National Educator Award Winner Panel, moderated by Snehal Bhakta
Catherine Tabor, 2020 National Educator Award Winner
Buffy Smith, 2019 National Educator Award Winner
- The Hosts of Modern Figures Podcast
AiC Educator Resources
- Explore this list of NCWIT resources for ways to engage underrepresented students, to enrich computing education by integrating computing skills into existing curricula, and more: www.aspirations.org/aic-educator-resources.
- Roadtrip Nation invites you to be part of implementing their newly revamped curriculum: Code Your Road. Learn more with this flyer, and send an email to get started today!
Psst. Did you know that applications for the 2021 Award for Aspirations in Computing open on September 1, 2020? We hope you will consider encouraging a student or educator to apply now!
The AiC Educator Award is sponsored by AT&T.