The 2nd Annual CS Experience
Monday, December 9, 2019
at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
1500 Walnut St., Philadelphia
The CS Experience is a full-day program for approximately 100 high school students from across Philadelphia to engage in hands-on computer science learning led by computer science educators and tech industry professionals.
No prior experience in computer science is required and no preparation is necessary. Activities are designed to benefit and engage students and teachers with all levels of exposure to computer science. Each high school is eligible to send one team comprised of 5-10 students with 1 teacher chaperone. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Schools must provide their own transportation; free parking is available upon request.
8:00 School teams arrive
8:30 School teams meet their tech mentors
9:00 Welcome Remarks
Mayor Kenney, City of Philadelphia
Superintendent William R. Hite, Jr., The School District of Philadelphia
Dan Fitzpatrick, Citizens Bank
Franklyn Athias, CTO Xfinity Mobile
Fabian Elliott, Black Tech Mecca
9:30 Keynote address: Khalia Braswell, Tech for Good
10:15 Rotate through activity stations
12:45 Rotate through activity stations
2:15 Team reflection
2:45 Student/teacher teams depart
Space is limited so registration is available on a first-come, first-serve basis!
Registration Deadline: Closed (at capacity)