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  • Regional CS Advisory Board notes 12/5/17

    Regional Computer Science Advisory Board TEALS Types of classes Principles to CS JAVA Intro to Computer Science   New Schools Stall Academic Magnet Wando   5 HS, five or more classes   Key component is volunteers – shortage of qualified teachers to teach computer science – bootstrap them up to get them up and running […]

  • Reg CS Adv Bd notes 10.12.17

    Regional Computer Science Advisory Board meeting notes October 12, 2017 Charleston Metro Chamber Boardroom   Present: Robin Willis, Chamber Jay Whitehair, Principal Laing Jonathan Rushin, Asst Principal Summerville Omar Nesbit, teacher Summerville Cindy Helms, Elliott Davis Ronald Neil, ECPI Shekema Hamm, Teacher Debra Kinder, Cario Kellie Passarello, Cario Lakeisha Williams, SPAWAR David Kennamer, Boeing Patrice […]

  • Regional CS Advisory 8/31/17

    All Academy Onboarding  Regional CS Advisory Board meeting 8/31/17 Charleston Metro Chamber Regional Computer Science Advisory Board schedule Career Academy_Advisory Board cover_v2 Attended:  Cindy Helms Elliott Davis Chris Douglas Microsoft Ronald Neil ECPI Ralph Crosby SPAWAR Anna Dassing Lucy Beckham HS Rich Gordon CCSD CTE Petra Neumayer CCSD  TEALS update in Hanahan and West Ashley […]

  • St. John’s High School Joint Advisory Board 4.20.17

    Present: Steve Larson/SJHS, Alexander Ward/SJHS, Lane Askew/SPAWAR, Brandon Kilgus/KIGR, Ron Neil/ECPI, Darwin Shorters/SJHS, Valerie Green/South State, Erin Franey/SJHS, Morgan Morton/Kiawah, Bob Tremayne/Kiawah Club Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford Suzi opened the meeting with introductions. Welcome to new Principal Steve Larson and new partners Morgan Morton and Bob Tremayne! All are invited to the  Fourth Annual All […]

  • Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board 4.19.17

    Present:  Melonie Hazelton/Summerville HS, Lennon Laughton/ Summerville HS, Nadine Miller/DD2, Zenovia Frasier/Summerville HS, David Kennamer/Boeing, Ronald Neil/ECPI Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford Summerville HS Computer Science speaker sessions: Teachers and students prefer one speaker per session to cover various careers and topics. Providing the dates, class schedule time slots, and semester topics facilitate speaker confirmation. Social […]

  • Military Magnet Joint IT and Culinary Advisory Board 4.6.17

    Present: Cindy Helms/Elliott Davis, Jeremy Granson/USCG, Carla Ferrette-Clark/IT Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford Jeremy Granson, USCG, had the opportunity to meet Chef Kim as she conducted a fundraiser with her students featuring beignets. Carla Ferrette-Clark: Bryan Powers, ECPI instructor, provided hands-on IT activities in the classroom.  Activities included training, networks, breaking down computers and rebuilding, ethical hacking, […]

  • Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board 2.15.17

    Present:  Melonie Hazelton/Summerville HS, Lennon Laughton/ Summerville HS, Nadine Miller/DD2/Keisha Williams/SPAWAR Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford The meeting focused on discussion topics for subject matter experts to speak to Exploring Computer Science and expose them to jobs in the field.  Three classes can meet in the media center. Timeframe and Topics: February-mid-March: coding, HTML, CSS, web […]

  • Summerville CS Advisory Board 1.18.17

    Present:  Melonie Hazelton/Summerville HS, Betsy Hair/The Iron Yard, Ron Neal/ECPI, Zenovia Frasier/ Summerville HS, Lennon Laughton/ Summerville HS, Jonathon Rushin/ Summerville HS Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford Suzi: overview of PBL workshops in June and August (August is at capacity) March 31-AGC Scholarship recommendations due. Updates: Melonie: 12.5.16 (week of) -Hour of code engaged students and […]

  • Academic Magnet Meeting notes 11/16/16

    Academic Magnet Advisory Board November 16, 2016 Present: Judith Peterson Jon Phillips Jamie Corson Robin Willis   Sr. Thesis project is more about research than solving a problem.  About 30-40 pages, 1.5 years. Ideas to do going forward: Boeing and SPAWAR said they would help come up with problems for students to solve – follow […]

  • Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board 11.16.16

    Present: Nadine Miller/DD2, Melonie Hazelton/Computer Science Summerville HS, Betsy Hair.The Iron Yard, Keisha Williams/SPAWAR Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford Computer Scientists Panel debrief: students’ perspective was appreciated, the timing was good for the number of panelists, four panelists was optimum, plan to hold this annually. Keisha is speaking in Mr. Powell’s Computer Science class.  Hour of […]

  • CSTA (CS Teacher Assoc) new chapter!

    The Citadel has taken on the task of launching a South Carolina CSTA Chapter. This chapter will be called CSTA-SC Lowcountry. They will also be hosting many professional learning opportunities.  You can join here: www.locountrycsta.com Join them on January 21 from 10-3 p.m. for the Kick-Off! 

  • Java 101 for High School Seniors

    This is a free day with Iron Yard instructors learning Java! Seniors need no prior experience and can check out if this is a skill they would like to learn more about after high school.  Register here http://www.charlestonchamber.org/java101/

  • Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board 9.21.16

    Present: David Kennamer/Boeing Nadine Miller/DD2, Melonie Hazelton/Computer Science Summerville HS Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford Computer Scientists Panel schedule: 11.9.16, Panel #1 10:00 a.m., Panel #2 11:00 a.m., Summerville HS Auditorium.   Ashley Ridge and Fort Dorchester girls will attend the presentation at Summerville High. Panelists confirmed: Betsy Hare, The Iron Yard Kate Wilson,  Interaction Engineer, Benefitfocus, […]

  • Regional Computer Science Advisory Board 10/3/16

    Regional Computer Science Advisory Board Meeting October 3, 2016 regional-cs_agenda_10-3-16 Present: Robin Willis Suzi Raiford Gary Scott Robert Geist Kelly Thompson Valerie Sessions Ralph Crosby Betsy Hare Sonya Addison-Stewart Derik Pack Cynthia Hall

  • Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board 9.21.16 meeting notes

    The Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board meeting notes are in the following link 

  • Academic Magnet Advisory Board meeting 9/21/16

    Academic Magnet Advisory Board meeting September 21, 2016 Present: Robin Willis Jon Phillips Classes represented this year include AP CS A (Java) and AP CS Principles (Python) New times for meeting starting in October. We hope these will be more convenient for Academy Partners. 3rd Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m Jon will get a list of […]

  • PLTW Computer Science Outline

    Click below to see outlines of all Project Lead the Way Computer Science Outline. Learn more at www.pltw.org cse_course_outline

  • 2016/2017 TEALS/West Ashley Reports

    TEALS Report Week of 5 Sep 2016 Fourth week of school and due to storm and holiday, students took the Unit 1 test on Wednesday, 7 Sep. Test was taken and consumed about 45 minutes. The remainder of the class was spent on introduction to data types utilized in the Java programming language, which begins […]

  • Regional Computer Science Advisory Board 7/25/16

    Regional CS Advisory Board Meeting 7/25/16 Explanation of mission 4.26.16 Agenda July 2016 CS update from SC Dept of Education Attended: Gary Scott Robin Willis Suzi Raiford Pat O’Brien Bryan Powers Quinn Burke Susie Starkman   We discussed the information in the presentation attached “CS Update from SC Dept of Education”. This presentation was given […]

  • LTA Agenda 3/21/15

    Agenda March 21, 2015

  • Academic Magnet plan for 2016/2017

    meeting on June 14, 2016 Robin Willis and Jon Phillips Standing Advisory Board meeting date for next year will be 3rd Wednesday. Jon will choose time of day.  Classes included in Academic Magnet CS next year: AP CS Principles – the students in this class will be a mix of no experience and lots experience […]

  • List of CS Professional Development

    Click here to see the ongoing list of CS Professional Development available for our local teachers. New opportunities will be added as soon as they are available.

  • Review Materials for Regional CS Advisory Board

    Dear Regional Superintendents,   The Regional Computer Science Advisory Board (RCSAB) of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce needs your help.  As you know, there is a severe shortage of qualified computer science professionals in our region to satisfy the demand of local companies.  As a result, many of the Information Technology career opportunities for […]

  • Regional Computer Science Advisory Board 4/25/16

    Regional CS Advisory Board April 25, 2016 Attended: Gary Scott Robin Willis Valerie Sessions Eileen Kraemer Nancy Mueller Jake Hare Pat O’Brien Jennifer Albert Melissa Stowasser James Weaver Sonya Addison Stewart Chad Vail Kelly Thompson Quinn Burke Let’s all use the Career Academy Intranet to share thoughts about the matrix and Superintendent Letter.  There are some […]

  • GREAT Computer Science PD at CSU

    All Day Saturday April 23 – check out the full agenda! http://techtalk.evolero.com/techtalk

  • Regional CS Advisory Board meeting 3/21/16

    Regional CS Advisory Board meeting notes March 21, 2016 Agenda March 2016 Gary Scott, Chair Brian Powers ECPI Kevin Walther ECPI Brad Soteria Chris Soteria Riley Soteria Betsy Hare, Iron Yard Michael Santarcangelo Rachel Rutledge Kelly Thompson Valerie Sessions CSU Jennifer Albert Citadel Cynthia Hall College of Charleston Nancy Mueller, Lowcountry Graduate Center Pat O’Brien […]

  • DD2 Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board meeting notes 1.20.16

    Summerville High School Computer Science Advisory Board Meeting Notes  January 20, 2016 Betsey Hare: The Iron Yard: Offer 12 week computer science boot camps, certifications, Java, web development, 80% graduation rate. Classes will be in session February 1 – April 22. 2.   Nadine Miller and Melonie Hazelton provided and overview of Exploring Computer Science Exploring […]

  • DD2 Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board meeting notes 1.20.16

    Summerville High School Computer Science Advisory Board Meeting Notes  January 20, 2016 Betsey Hare: The Iron Yard: Offer 12 week computer science boot camps, certifications, Java, web development, 80% graduation rate. Classes will be in session February 1 – April 22. 2.   Nadine Miller and Melonie Hazelton provided and overview of Exploring Computer Science (Curriculum […]

  • Regional CS Resources

    Master List of Schools and their Career Academies Different_Advisory_Board_displays 2015-2016 From the Regional Computer Science Advisory Board 2105 2015 Regional CS Advisory Board Recommendations 2015 White Paper from CS Advisory Board Resources for Teachers:  Computational Thinking CS Recommended Reading:   Add this to the next Agenda:  Get industry opionion on TestOut Get opinions about whether […]

  • Regional CS Advisory Board notes 2/22/16

    Regional Computer Science Advisory Board February 22, 2016 Present: Gary Scott, Chair Robin Willis Suzi Raiford Quinn Burke, C of C Pat O’Brien, Immedion Eileen Kraemer, Clemson Rachel Rutledge, CCSD Kelly Thompson, SPAWAR Derik Pack, SPAWAR Gwen Robinson, Timberland Betsy Hare, The Iron Yard Kaity Miller, The Iron Yard Bob Williams, Sparc Michelle Williams, Ft. […]

  • Military Magnet Academy Advisory Board meeting notes 2.18.16

    Military Magnet Academy Career Culinary and IT Academies Advisory Board Meeting notes  Corey Short reported: Currently offering three sections of Introduction to IT. Fall 2016 – expand to offer one Introduction to IT, one Networking class and one Computer Repair class. He will begin planning activities with academy partners for next Fall. Students will be […]

  • Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board meeting notes 2.17.16

    Summerville Computer Science Advisory Board meeting notes 2.17.16  1.Discussion points about a proposed Dorchester School District Two Computer Science Event (needs a catchy name). Goal: Promote the “Exploring Computer Science” courses to be implemented 2016-17 AY. Target audience: DD2 rising 9th & 10th grade students, parents/guardians (expect approx.150). Timeframe: 2nd week of April, evening event. […]

  • Capture the Flag with Soteria

    We’ve got a full roster of teams for the March 12 Capture the Flag event! Academic Magnet Porter Gaud Stratford Wando West Ashley #ComputerScience, #CS, #AcademicMagnet, #Stratford, #Wando, #WestAshley

  • Register your teams for Capture the Flag!

    This event is for beginners and experts! March 12 on the College of Charleston campus. Brought to you by Soteria! Register your teams here: http://www.nodesc.org/events/

  • Great news for all students!

    Link to the entire article: https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/01/30/computer-science-all Computer Science For All JANUARY 30, 2016 AT 6:05 AM ET BY MEGAN SMITH TWITTER FACEBOOK EMAIL Summary: Learn about President Obama’s bold new initiative to empower a generation of American students with the computer science skills they need to thrive in a digital economy. In the coming years, we should build […]

  • Lowcountry Tech Academy meeting notes 1/20/16

    LTA Computer Science Academy January 20, 2016   Present: Robin Willis – Charleston Metro Chamber Shannon McCabe – Mt. Pleasant Waterworks Jennifer Gorham – Mayor’s Office, City of Chs Jorge Riano – Greenby3 Mariel Simpson – Greenby3 Jim Dodmead – SPAWAR Barrett Reese – Assistant Principal Elizabeth Tonelli – Julie Zeigler Karen Smalls-Horlback Michael Crosby […]

  • Hour of Code at FDHS with SPAWAR

    A big Thank you to Enrico Chandler & Dominic Mckelvey from SPAWAR for coming to speak to my Computer Programming 1 students today. Students learned more about the job opportunities in Computer Science fields and what it takes to get there.

  • Updated needs for Academic Magnet

    Updated needs for Academic Magnet: 1st Priority need: Mentors for Sr. Thesis Projects Students that are Juniors this year will do a Sr. Thesis project from Dec 2015 to Dec 2016. They need to be matched with a mentor. (Mentor could be you or someone in your company) This mentor will meet with them: in […]

  • Lowcountry Tech Academy – 11/18/15 meeting notes

    Lowcounty Tech Academy Advisory Board 11/18/15 meeting notes Agenda November 18, 2015 Attended: Robin Willis, Jorge Riano, Michael Hoyt, Nick Rigas, Sallie Archie, James Dodmead, Mindy Sturm, Karen Reed-Perrineau, Celeste Bearden, Karen Horlback, James Dickert, Stacy Marlow, Julianne Zeigler Thank you to Clemson University Restoration Institute for lunch – Nick Rigas reports that the new […]

  • Fort Dorchester HS is now using Raspberry Pis in the classroom.

    Computer Programming 1 students spent the last few days learning about Raspberry Pis. We are coding with Python 2 and plan to create programs to make LED lights blink.  I have two IT students from Trident Technical College helping me with the project. Any hints or tips would be wonderful or if you want to […]

  • LOTS of Hour of Code opps for students and teachers

    Check out these local Hour of Code opportunties for students and teachers!

  • 3 student opportunities for Coding!

    Citadel Hour of Code 2015 Register here – November 12 from 5-7 p.m. at the Holliday Alumni Center Free Crash Courses at The Ironyard on November 23, December 14

  • SPAWAR brings Hour of Code to 4 Career Academies

    Academic Magnet CS Academy – SPAWAR volunteers are available on the following days. Jon, please comment with your choice. Dec 7 from 10:30 am to 5 pm. Dec 8 from 1:30 to 6:30 pm Dec 10th from 10:30 – 12:30pm Lowcountry Tech Academy  – SPAWAR volunteers are available Dec 7, 8, 9, 10th in the afternoon. […]

  • Regional CS Advisory Board 10/26/15 notes

    Regional Computer Science Advisory Board October 26, 2015 at Lowcountry Tech Academy October 2015 Agenda Present: Eileen Kramer Sonya Addison Stewart Melissa Howell Derik Pack Pat O’Brien Glenn Starkman Sarah Earle James Weaver Suzi Raiford Robin Willis   Robin passed around the updated list of CS courses offered in BCSD, DD2 and CCSD high schools […]

  • Lowcountry Tech Academy meeting notes 10/21/15

    Lowcountry Tech Academy Advisory Board Meeting October 21, 2015 Agenda October 16, 2015 Attendees: Rob Turner, Lashaun Key, Michael Crosby, Liz Tonelli, Karen S. Horlback, Stacy Marlow, Jim Dodmead, James Dickert, Amanda Duke, Maurice Cannon, Ian Mercado, Michael Hoyt, Nicholas Rigas, Chad Vail, Julie Zeigler, Barrett Reese, Sallie Archer, Sarah Earle, Robin Willis Graphics students […]

  • Women in STEM – Female founder of Computer Science

    Share these stories of women working in STEM like Ada Lovelace: Ada Lovelace is considered to be the founder of scientific computing and the first computer programmer. Her algorithm — which history has come to know as the first one designed for a machine to carry out — was intended to be used for Charles […]

  • Fort Dorchester High School Computer Science curriculum

    AP Java curriculum: http://web.charlestonchamber.net/External/WCPages/WCWebContent/WebContentPage.aspx?ContentID=28710 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 1 with VISUAL BASIC: http://web.charlestonchamber.net/External/WCPages/WCWebContent/WebContentPage.aspx?ContentID=28711 ECS: http://web.charlestonchamber.net/External/WCPages/WCWebContent/WebContentPage.aspx?ContentID=28712 #FDHS #ComputerScience

  • Regional CS Advisory Board 9/28/15 notes

    September 2015 Agenda Graph of 2014 SC AP tests Regional Computer Science Advisory Board September 28, 2015 We opened by reviewing what we learned and accomplished last year. How many students took AP Computer Science in SC in 2013 and 2014. 275 students in the state of SC took it in 2013, 326 in 2014. […]

  • Lowcountry Tech Academy Meeting Notes 9/16/15

    Agenda September 16, 2015 Lowcountry Tech Academy Notes September 16, 2015 Location: Lowcountry Tech Academy Attendees: Sarah Earl, Chad Vail, Lucy Beckham, Mike Crosby, Elizabeth Tonnelli, Stacy Marlow, Julie Zeigler, Karen Smalls-Horkback, Barrett Reese, Celeste Bearden, Mindy Sturm, Jerry Vevon, Arena Edivania for Nikoloaos Rigas, Quinn Burke,  Jorge Riano, Dr. John Schwacke, Bill Littleton Chamber […]