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Computer Science Ed Week

Computer Science Education Week '22

Computer Science Education Week is December 5-11, 2022.  CSEdWeek is an annual call to action to inspire K-12 students to learn computer science, advocate for equity, and celebrate the contributions of students, teachers, and partners to the field. 

To celebrate, the Santa Cruz COE is hosting two very special events that we are hoping you can share with your community.  Information is below and on the attached save the date. To learn more and register please visit our program website.

EQUITY TOWNHALL

CS NOW: Creating Computational Thinkers in K-12 Education

December 5, 2022  |  6:00-7:30 pm  |  Virtual  |  Free

Audience: community members, guardians, students, educators, industry members

COMMUNITY NIGHT

CS Playground

December 8, 2022  |  4:00-6:00 pm  |  Santa Cruz MAH  |  Free

Audience: community members, guardians, students K--8, educators, industry members


YPAR flyer

Y-PAR Project

The Santa Cruz County Youth Action Network, Jovenes Sanos and UC Santa Cruz invite you to participate in a Youth Participatory Action Research Project.

LGBTQ+ Support

SCCOE Wellness and Stress Management:

Free Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of LGBTQ+ Youth. Wednesdays 5-6pm.

More information at https://www.diversitycenter.org/

Meeting link: http://santacruzcoe-org.zoom.us/j/85783611933

LGBTQ+ Support

SCCOE Wellness and Stress Management:

Free Support Group for LGBTQ+ Youth up to age 22. Wednesdays 3-4pm.

More information at https://www.diversitycenter.org/

Meeting link: http://santacruzcoe-org.zoom.us/j/85783611933

LGBTQ+ Town Hall

SCCOE From Inclusion To Belonging

Join for this LGBTQ+ event, hosted by Dr. Rob Darrow

Youth Leadership Alliance

Youth Led Leadership Alliance

Student Leadership and Engagement Programs There are 6 different groups to join.

SV  Water District Board

Scotts Valley Water District Board

Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors is accepting applications for Junior Associate Board Member candidates!

College and Career  Family Night

Cabrillo College's College and Career Night

You can find weekly and daily career exploration and college readiness activities on the S5C site here .The week kicks off with the Cabrillo College and Career Family Night from 6-8.

Student Forum

County of Santa Cruz Student Forum

Come network with County employees and hear about their career journey.

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Career Fair

Santa Cruz County

County of Santa Cruz Career Fair - Thursday, Oct 27th, 4pm - 7pm. Flyer

Music in the Park

Music at Sky Park

Music at Sky Park Free Concerts September 25th. Bands perform 2:20 - 6:00. Admission is FREE but come hungry and thirsty to support fundraising concessions benefiting music programs in local schools!

BIPOC

BIPOC Mental Health Toolkit

The COE is proud to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month in celebration of the cultures and contributions of our school community members whose ancestors came rom Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. National Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized September 15 to October 15. The Santa Cruz County Board of Education adopted a resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 at its September 15 meeting.
Today Mental Health America released the Spanish version of its:
BIPOC Mental Health toolkit
BIPOC Mental Health Resource list (Spanish version)