The NCWIT Counselors for Computing (C4C) program provides information and resources that help counselors join the front line of the computing conversation. We bring people and programs together with professional development, knowledge, and resources to give all students access to transformative computing careers.
Below is a sampling of related resources and NCWIT programs for the K-12 audience.
NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) changes what’s possible for women in technology from K-12 through career by offering the kind of encouragement that combats isolation, enables long-term persistence, opens doors, and changes lives.
• The AiC Community is a phenomenal network for technical women in computing and engineering who receive benefits such as private invitations to virtual and in-person meetups, visibility for technical achievements, computing outreach opportunities, hands-on activities for exploring computer science concepts, exclusive access to scholarships, internships, job opportunities, and more. Applications are open year round.
• The Award for AiC honors 9th-12th grade students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Applications open every September 1. (View the short or long promo video.)
TECHNOLOchicas helps Latinas see themselves in technology innovation and leadership, showing them that they can influence the future of computing and the well-being of their communities.
re:think Magazine is a thought leadership publication from NCWIT that advocates for a more diverse, equal, and inclusive technology industry.
Consider these tips and messages as you share virtual reality (VR) with your students.
Effective feedback gives students information they actually use to increase their learning and improve their performance. It should employ a “growth mindset” that focuses on
The Color of Our Future: An Online Conversation Series on the Empowerment and Inclusion of Black Women & Girls in Tech
In honor of Black History Month (February 2020) and Women’s History Month (March 2020), NCWIT celebrates the contributions of Black women and girls in computing
Technology is a fast-growing, high-paying, creative field. Here are 10 ways that you, as a family member, can encourage the girls in your life to
Recruiting diverse students to computing requires that you spark their interest, build their confidence they can succeed, create a community where they feel like they
Top 10 Ways to Engage School Counselors as Allies in the Effort to Increase Student Access to Computer Science Education and Careers
School counselors are eager to direct students to viable education and career opportunities. Consider these key points for collaboration as you plan to meet with
These tips will help you to engage students in your computing courses and retain them in the major. These ideas and examples are drawn from
Inspired by teachers creating Bitmoji virtual classrooms, NCWIT has assembled a set of interactive elements to help teachers make all students feel welcome and to