The Alliance for California Computing Education for Students and Schools (ACCESS) is dedicated to advocating for high-quality K-12 computer science education in California and ensuring its accessibility to all students, specifically targeting under-represented students including girls, students of color and low socioeconomic students.
ACCESS is a statewide network of computer science education leaders including: K-12 teachers, administrators and leaders; computer science professors from community colleges through universities; education school faculty and CS professional developers; interested industry professionals; and educational policy advocates counting the California Department of Education, the Computer Science Teachers Association, Computing in the Core, and code.org.
Op-ed by Julie Flapan and Andrea Deveau
Special to The Sacramento Bee
Silicon Valley is known for launching new ideas with high intensity and on a massive scale. So it’s no surprise that with the support of the technology industry, computer science education is expanding at lightning speed.