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Contact: Paul C. DiNero
E-mail: dinerop@kean.edu

Kean University to Host Computer Science Workshop for High School Teachers

UNION, NJ - The Department of Computer Science and the New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics Education (NJCSTME) at Kean University will host a workshop for high school teachers in New Jersey, entitled Computer Science and Super Computing: Computing Across the Math, Science & Technology Curriculum, on Friday, October 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Kean Hall, room 127, on the Union Township campus. The one-day workshop is free and open to high school teachers of mathematics, science and computer science.

The workshop will provide teachers with best practices for preparing high school students, interested in studying computer and computational sciences, for transitioning into the college level. Attendees will receive information to assist in enhancing curriculum lesson plans as well as for preparing students for careers in the field.

Featured workshops include: Computer Concepts with Alice, Modeling & Simulation Tools for Middle and High School Students, 3-D Visualization, and Careers in Computing and Technology.

The all-day workshop is sponsored by Kean University and is endorsed by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA). Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered to attendees. For more information or to register for the workshop, visit www.kean.edu/~cssc.

Additional information about Keanís computer science and information technology degree programs can be found at cs.kean.edu and it.kean.edu. NJCSTME program details are at njcstme.kean.edu.

Founded in 1855, Kean University has become one of the largest metropolitan institutions of higher education in the region, boasting a richly diverse student, faculty and staff population. While Kean continues to play a key role in the training of teachers, it is also a hub of educational, technological and cultural enrichment, offering more than 50 undergraduate degrees and more than 45 options leading to a masterís degree, doctorate, professional diploma and/or state certification(s). Five undergraduate colleges and the Nathan Weiss Graduate College now serve more than 14,000 students.