The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) is pleased to invite applicants to join a free, short digital course about the collective impact framework for computer science and other STEM education access initiatives.

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Save the dates

  • You are strongly encouraged to apply no later than 15 January. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, January 22, 2017.
  • During the week of January 16–20, applicants will be invited to attend an online briefing and complete pre-course orientation.
  • The course starts on January 23, 2017 and ends on February 17, 2017.

Application, enrollment, and participation in this course are free of charge to individuals. We do encourage every participant to complete the course and will recognize this with a certificate of participation.

Three good reasons to apply for this course

  • Collective Impact experts and practitioners from all over the country will be able to connect and share experience and practical ‘know-how’ that will help YOU build your backbone organization.
  • This course will use the Scholar Approach. In this hands-on pedagogy, you will learn by building knowledge you can use, working with other practitioners to discuss and reflect together in order to improve.
  •  Some NSF INCLUDES grantees will continue to build their ‘backbone organization’ design during the face-to-face ‘Backbone Design Workshop for Computer Science Education Collective Impact Initiatives’ in Atlanta, Georgia on March 2 and 3, 2017.

Learn more and apply