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I would invite and encourage everyone to dig a little deeper into computer science beyond this week. Reach out if you have any questions, would like to collaborate, or just talk about CS - one of my favorite conversations! Now on to our wonderful celebrations.
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#CSEverywhere -  All occupations will have some element of computer science and technology associated with them and require a new skill set aside from just using computers, even in Nevada
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#CSEverywhere -  but we may not understand Computer Science, know how to make the connections for our students from CS to other subjects/careers, or know the first thing about teaching CS to our students. As an administrator, what am I looking for in a CS classroom??
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Did you know that Nevada has its own set of academic content standards for K-12 computer science AND a career and technical education (CTE) Advanced Computer Science pathway for HS? 
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The theme for this year’s CSEdWeek is #CSEverywhere. This theme highlights the impact that computer science is making everywhere and the relationship that computer science has to different subjects, industries, career paths, and our everyday lives.

Schools and districts can use ARP ESSER funds to advance STEM in Nevada. See funding recommendations from the Governor's Office of Science, Innovation and Technology.


In this edition of the “STEM School Spotlight,” we hear from Richard Knoeppel, who teaches Architectural Design at Advanced Technologies Academy (A-Tech) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Richard was named 2019 Nevada Teacher of the Year and works on several local and state-level initiatives to advance STEM and CTE in Nevada.


BuildNV is an 80-hour program adhering to NCCER curriculum and is designed to provide training for workers in construction, building maintenance, related trades, and career technical education. 


We interviewed Sean Hill to learn how Sierra Nevada Journeys is bringing STEM and the great outdoors together for  programs targeted towards youth education.


In this edition of the “STEM School Spotlight,” we hear from Adrienne Wiggins, the STEM Coach at Empire Elementary School in Carson City, Nevada.