Posted by Tusch, John on Feb 14, 2024
Below you will find the recording, minutes, and slide deck from the February 12, 2024 chapter meeting.  This includes the workshop, "Success Strategies for AP CSP" with CSTA-CT's Treasurer, Jacqueline Corricelli. 

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Our February CSTA Connecticut meeting was an exciting evening of news and events from around the state.  We were thrilled that over 60 teachers attended the event!  

This year's themes:

  • Making connections
  • Building engagement
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With news and opportunities, we heard from:
  • Dr. Mekni, GenCyber
  • Dr. Al Seesi, SCSU's Computational Biology Program
  • Dr. Winnie Yu, NCWIT Updates
  • Dr. Brian O'Neill, Quinnipiac Coding Competition
And our featured speaker:

Jacqueline Corricelli, "Success Strategies for AP CSP."  

Mrs. Corricelli is a reader, question leader, table leader, and advisor to the College Board on AP Computer Science Principles.  In this video she shares her approaches to the new structures of the AP Create Task and Exam, and what they're doing in West Hartford to help students succeed with the new format.  


Special thanks to our members for making it awesome, to Jason Bohrer, CSTA National's Chapter Relations Lead for getting us on to the RingCentral software and managing the meeting, to our guest speakers, and especially to Jackie Corricelli for making this such a fabulous evening of professional connection and learning!  

Our next meeting: March 11, 2024, 7 pm.  

Powerful and Fun Stations for the Secondary Comp Sci Classroom

With Sarah Fairbanks, Computer Science Teacher, Comp Sci High, Enfield
Sarah will share her approach and strategies for doing station work at the secondary level.  Whether you teach coding or some other tech-related field, this will bring some fresh perspectives to using stations to make class more engaging and learning more powerful.  Bring your ideas, and join us for an evening of learning and fun! 


with Susan Auchincloss, Project Director, CS-PLAN
Susan will share some exciting professional development opportunities through CS-PLAN and, including a significant expansion of their offerings throughout Connecticut!