Computer Science Initiative
"Of all the big-ticket items we’ve dealt with since I’ve been governor, this relatively small-ticket item may have the greatest long-term impact."
Proclaims Computer Science Education Week in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson signed Executive Order 19-17 today establishing the State ComputerRead More
LITTLE ROCK – The number of high school students enrolled in a computer science course in the 2019-2020 school year has increased by 22 percentRead More
LITTLE ROCK – DXC Technology, a global IT company with offices in Conway, will expand its operation and create 1,200 jobs over the nextRead More
Computer Science: The Arkansas Story
Governor’s Coding Tour - Spring 2019
Arkansas Computer Science Teacher of the Year Press Conference
Governor Hutchinson’s Fall 2018 Coding Tour
The ADE Computer Science pages provide access to a variety of computer science-related information and resources
Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Code.org provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States and Code.org also organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world. Code.org is supported by generous donors including Amazon, Facebook, Google, the Infosys Foundation, Microsoft, and many more.
Girls of Promise® is proven to encourage girls to continue pursuing higher-level science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses past eighth grade, with goals towards careers in these fields.
Since 1999, more than 5,000 eighth-grade girls have been introduced to women with careers in STEM fields, participated in hands-on learning activities, and met other girls passionate about learning through their participation at Girls of Promise® conferences.
ARCodeKids is a 501 (c)(3) exempt non-profit organization focused on building awareness, expanding student participation and enabling new career pathways in computer science across Arkansas.
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