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NCWIT Day for Guidance Counselors and Teachers

The Department of Computer and Information Science and the Advancing Women in Engineering Program are pleased to have received a seed grant from Microsoft Research and the National Center for Women and IT (NCWIT) to host a day long program to encourage women to study computer science. Read the full press release here.

Are you a teacher, guidance counselor or school administrator who works with high school girls that are good in math and science?

Do you want to encourage them to learn about opportunities in computer science but you're not quite sure how?

Then you should come to:

GUIDANCE COUNSELOR and TEACHER DAY to encourage Women in Computer Science

Friday, November 16, 2012

Join us to learn about computer science and how you can encourage your students to be the computer
science and engineering students of the future! Workshops include what is computer science, career opportunities, admissions requirements, curriculum and how we can help your students right now.

Tentative Schedule

8:30-9am Breakfast and Registration

9-10am Welcome and What is Computer Science

10-10:15 BREAK

10:15-11:15 Choose a session:   Admissions Requirements OR Scratch Demonstration

11:15-12:15    Tours of Engineering Labs

12:15-1    Lunch with students

1-2 Women in Computer Science Student Panel

2-2:30  Dessert Reception

Register HERE

Download this year's Invitation HERE

Download powerpoints from the 2010 program:

Teachers & Guidance Counselors Day Intro

Why CIS?

Questions? Contact Michele Grab, Director of the Advancing Women in Engineering Program at 215-573-6487 or