Thursday, November 21, 2013

Start a Microsoft TEALS Computer Science Program for the 2014-15 School Year

Dear Interested School Administrator,

As December nears, TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) is ready to start recruiting new school partners for the 2014-15 school year. TEALS ( is a Microsoft YouthSpark program that helps high schools build a sustainable computer science (CS) program by integrating industry software engineers into the classroom in a co-teaching model with a classroom teacher. A detailed program description can be found at:

To learn more about how a school can add computer science to its course offerings, please complete the following action items:

1. Register:

2. Attend an online information session to learn more about the program and the school application process. The following school representatives are advised to attend and will play a role in the application process and in building a successful computer science program:

  • School administrator
  • District CTE representative
  • Teacher interested in learning and teaching computer science full-time
  • Guidance department representative
  • Diversity engagement representative
Call #1: December 9, 2013 at 10pm EST/7pm PST

Join online meeting
Join by phone
+14257063500 (USA - Redmond Campus)
Conference ID: 45560740

Call #2: December 11, 2013 at 7pm EST/4pm PST

Join online meeting
Join by Phone
+19173881000 (USA, New York)
Conference ID: 586271907

On December 9, 2013 a partnership guide will be available. The online application will officially open on December 19, 2013. Applications will be accepted until March 3, 2014.

Please forward this message to other school leaders who may be interested in building a computer science program. If you have any questions, please reach out to TEALS via their contact page ( Thank you and we look forward to your attendance at the information session.

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