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Long Island’s 1st Annual Computer Science and Computational Thinking Conference

May 02, 2019

At this day-long conference, educators in Long Island will come together to learn

about the upcoming NYS Computer Science K-12 standards and share information

about best practices and best instructional resources for teaching Computer Science

and Computational Thinking in three grade strands: K-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

● Keynote by Dr. Michael P. Nagler, Supt. of Mineola Schools

● Panel discussion on Computational Thinking

● Breakout sessions designed for each grade strand

● Demonstrations of new instructional resources for Computer Science

● Hands-on Playground/Computer Science EdCamp

● Participants may earn 6 CTLE hours with completed reflection work

Date/Time: Monday, July 1, 2019, 8:00-3:30

Location: NYIT de Seversky Mansion, 1 Northern Blvd, Glen Head

Cost: $30.00 (covers breakfast, lunch, dessert bar, and takeaways)

Registration (copy and paste link into your browser) :

Questions? Ask Carol Weintraub,