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Curriculum, Training and CSTA
BDPA Youth Programs
Your Future in IT Starts Today
Fermilab TARGET Program
Featured Curriculum - The Exploring Computer Science Curriculum
100 Incredible Open Courses for the Ultimate Tech Geek
More on Free Curriculum
Computer Science Curriculum in our High Schools
Oracle provides free training for teachers
The Computer Science Teachers Association is a membership organization that supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines.
Check out this CSTA newsletter
Careers in CS
Scholarships and Awards Programs
70+ Diversity Scholarships and Fellowships with Late Fall Deadlines
Planning and Preparing for College (Scholarships, Internships, Etc) Blog
National Engineering Design Challenge Registration Opens September 1st
Dell Social Innovation Competition
Pre-K, Middle School, High School Programs
EPGY Summer Institutes -
Computer and Video Production Camps -http://www.educationunlimited.com/camp/15/computer-camp.html
Computer ID Tech Camps -
Chicago Academy of Advanced Technology (CAAT)
CAAT is a new Chicago public high school designed and led by the
Center for Polytechnical Education, with strong support from private sector technology leaders and entrepreneurs. Students learn through practical, hands-on experience, mentorship and a curriculum infused with 21st century skills and an aptitude to succeed.
After School Programs
Comcast, One Economy Rollout National Digital Connectors Program in 22 Locations, Increasing Digital Literacy Skills, Leadership Training and Digital Community Service
BETF Youtube Program
Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS)
Illinois Technology Foundation
Empowering Leadership Alliance
Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC)
Coalition of Diversity Computing
BDPA Education and Technology Foundation
The PhD Project
BDPA Chicago Student Empowerment Retreat
Community Programs - Youth Technology Corps
August 9, 2009: Over seventy five youth from Illinois and North Carolina unite to achieve the common goal of delivering working computers to five North Carolina communities.
T.A.G.S. (Technically Inspiring Global Students) Summer Camp 2010
High schoolers to get glimpse of technology careers at annual Vision camp March 26-28 at Purdue University
Links to the Best Summer Programs
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