POSTPONED: A new date and updated schedule will be shared later this spring
Join us! Mobile CSP and its affiliated colleges will be hosting a virtual college field trip. Students who have taken, considering taking, or are currently in Mobile CSP courses are encouraged to attend and bring a friend who might be interested. The field trip will be held using Zoom on Friday, February 11, 2022 (9-10:35 am CT / 10 am-11:35 am ET). You will have an opportunity to hear from:
- computing professionals in the field
- current college students majoring in computing, and
- college professors about their computing-related majors and minors.
|Time (ET)||Time (CT)||Topic|
|10:00 am||9:00 am||Overview of CS College & Career Pathways|
|10:15 am||9:15 am||Panel of Computing Professionals|
|10:45 am||9:45 am||
College Information Sessions (SMSU, CSS, CCC, & Elms)
|11:30 am||10:30 am||Wrap-Up & Drawing for Prizes|
Please register by Friday, February 4th to participate in the field trip. Registrations completed by then will receive a box of Mobile CSP and college swag sent to each school! Teachers will also receive a $50 gift card to use towards pizza, snacks, etc. for students during the field trip.
- Friday, February 4th – Register deadline for swag box and gift cards
- Wednesday, February 9th – Final registration deadline
- Thursday, February 10th – Teachers will receive an email with links to the event; please share with students as needed
- Friday, February 11th – Field Trip Day!!! 🙂
- Capital Community College – Hartford, CT
- Majors: Computer and Information Systems, Computer Networking, Computer Networking: Cybersecurity Option, and more!
- College of Our Lady of the Elms – Chicopee, MA
- College of St. Scholastica – Duluth, MN
- Southwest Minnesota State Univerity – Marshall, MN
- All mics and videos will be muted upon joining
- Speaker view is recommended. Gallery view is OK, too.
- Use the chat feature during panels to react to the sessions and presenters. We will be answering questions throughout the session. Feel free to ask questions!
- All panel sessions and chats will be recorded. Please follow the Code of Conduct (below) in your interactions.
Code of Conduct (view printable version)
The National Center for Computer Science Education is dedicated to providing a harassment-free environment for everyone regardless of gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religious views, physical appearance, or technology choices. All attendees, speakers, panelists, organizers, and participants at our virtual events are required to adhere to the following expectations. We believe that all spaces whether virtual or in-person should be free from any forms of harassment, bullying, or hate.
Examples of positive ways you can help us maintain a safe and supportive online community:
- Listening to differing opinions, views, and experiences with the understanding that we all come from different backgrounds and lived experiences
- Demonstrating empathy, kindness, and support towards others
- Respecting the purpose of the event as a space for learning, growth, and engagement
- Accepting responsibility, apologizing, and being honest when mistakes are made
- Focusing on providing constructive feedback instead of negative feedback
Examples of unacceptable behavior that will result in immediate removal from the event:
- Use of sexualized language, imagery, and sexual attention/advances of any kind
- Inappropriate screen backgrounds or usernames
- Possession and/or use of any alcoholic beverages, tobacco, drugs, or drug related paraphernalia displayed or visible to the online community
- Trolling, insulting, derogatory language, harassment, or bullying behaviors
- Activity or content that disrupts, interrupts or harms, including the use of spamming, phishing, scams, malware, viruses, or any other intentional malicious content
- Publishing private information (physical or email address, photos, or other sensitive information), of others without their explicit permission
Instances of unacceptable behavior may be reported to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any indiscretions found will result in immediate removal of participants and their teacher will be notified. Students' schools will be informed of the incident and documentation provided for further discipline.