The 小蓝视频 (小蓝视频) supports staff development in Computer Science (CS) in accordance with state mandates to address student needs. Support services are provided at the school-, district-, and county-wide levels through workshops, seminars, conferences, projects, and institutes. 小蓝视频 also offers less formal support by providing information to teachers and administrators, initiating collaborations and assisting parents, and sharing resources.

小蓝视频 commits to providing all students in 小蓝视频 equitable access to quality computer science education, and recognizes that schools throughout our county represent a diverse teacher and student population with a wide range of strengths and needs.

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Seasons of CS

Seasons of CS is a research-backed professional learning model for California K-12 educators, paraprofessionals, administrators, and counselors who are interested in bringing computer science to their students. This program aims to expand the capacity for equitable, scalable, and sustainable computer science education in California.

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Announcements/Ongoing

  •  (Computer Science Teachers Association - The largest computer science department in the world!): Free Membership
  • What does it take to get young girls into tech? Connect with #BootUpPD through their new video series #ForGirlsbyGirls, where, each month, they spotlight young girls doing extraordinary things in STEM, coding, tech, and beyond! 
  • is a collaboration between Bay Area community colleges, tech companies, and community organizations. Check out their site for their resources to support students through work-based learning and connect faculty with industry experts and resources. 
  • coordinates Summer CyberCamps and Fall & Spring Cybersecurity Competitions for high school and community college students in the greater Bay Area region.
  • CSEdResearch created an : The codebook considers subcomponents of each CAPE component, categories of subcomponents and subcategories. This codebook has been used in several projects, including to conduct a gap analysis of existing literature.
  • Note from the California Department of Education's Computer Science Coordinator, Katherine Goyette: Your voice matters! In seeking to better support computer science education in California, I’d love to hear your perspective. Feel free to complete this  and/or sign up for a “. 

For Teachers and/or Administrators

CS Education Discussion Group

Are you interested in learning more about recent research in CS education and how it might be useful to your classrooms? Join the ! The CS Education Discussion Group is a weekly group for those who would like to learn more about ongoing research in CS education and discuss it in the context of your own experiences and unique classroom settings.

Opportunities Related to Artificial Intelligence

  • Are you and/or your students interested in joining a community to explore issues of data, ethics, and AI?  to learn more.
  • A coalition of organizations has collaborated to build AI 101 for Teachers & free AI curriculum options. .
  • The California Department of Education is hosting a series of webinars on AI in education. Watch the recordings below:
    • September 13, 2023:
    • October 2, 2023:
    • November 8, 2023:
    • November 13, 2023:
    • December 5, 2023:
    • January 22, 2024:
    • February 5, 2024:
    • February 20, 2024:

For Students

  • : The BayICT Tech Talks are a series of virtual talks and Q&A with ICT industry professionals about their roles, experience, and personal career path. Tech Talks are one-hour Zoom meetings, scheduled twice per month (usually a Monday or Tuesday) at 6:00pm Pacific.  
  • Applications are open for the next cohorts of , a virtual program with options for grades 7-12 & college freshmen/sophomores.

Gwen Lei

Executive Director, Curriculum & Instruction Services

Email: glei@smcoe.org

Phone: (650) 802-5624