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Computer Science

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Computer science is the scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications. It is the systematic study of the feasibility, structure, expression, and mechanization of the methodical procedures (or algorithms) that underlie the acquisition, representation, processing, storage, communication of, and access to information. An alternate, more succinct definition of computer science is the study of automating algorithmic processes that scale.

Important Announcements

Computer Science Teacher Education Grant Program
The Colorado State Legislature approved a computer science teacher grant which provides districts with up to $10,000 for computer science teacher professional development. A request for proposal (RFP) will be forthcoming. Please check back in January 2018 for more information.

The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Teachers and Technology grant program allows pre-K through 12th grade teachers in public, private and charter schools in Colorado to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 to implement innovative technology solutions in their classrooms. The deadline for applications is 10:00 pm Mountain Time on January 12, 2018.

Computer Science Standards Development
During the 2016 legislative session, the Colorado General Assembly passed House Bill 16-1198 requiring CDE to develop academic standards for computer science for secondary students.

For website assistance in Computer Science, please contact Christine Liebe.

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