2017 Winners Congressional App Challenge!

https://twitter.com/kaylayleung/status/938863429766574085 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE 2017 @CongressionalAC WINNERS! This is a WIN, WIN, WIN for everyone across the US. See list of winners at https://t.co/naeuimBx6H 🏆 pic.twitter.com/nihYEGJ8V4 — Cong. App Challenge (@CongressionalAC) December 7, 2017 Link to 2017 Congressional App … Continue reading 2017 Winners Congressional App Challenge!

Congressional App Challenge: Nov Update Doubling Last Year Stats

The App Challenge submission deadline was November 1st and since then we’ve been hard at work going through submissions, getting in touch with judges, and preparing for the big winner announcements Dec. 7th during #CSEdWeek! From preliminary statistics this year, … Continue reading Congressional App Challenge: Nov Update Doubling Last Year Stats

Featured in Libraries Fill the App Gap | American Libraries Magazine

https://twitter.com/kaylayleung/status/920337873055993856 There’s a new article on American Libraries’ site with 30,000+ readers ft. the Congressional App Challenge and my community work with hosting library coding workshops written by Rachel DĂ©coste, Director of the Congressional App Challenge. https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/libraries-fill-app-gap-congressional-app-challenge/ Libraries Fill the App … Continue reading Featured in Libraries Fill the App Gap | American Libraries Magazine

Featured at #CSforALL Summit 2017 with Congressional App Challenge

Proud to see that a NJ student is an alumni of @CongressionalAC. Thanks @Rachel_Decoste and @RepDonaldPayne #NJDOE #CSforAll pic.twitter.com/LhHQLLjEJH — Esther Lewars, Ed.S. (@estherlewars) October 17, 2017 https://twitter.com/kaylayleung/status/920329983754752000 Our very own @Rachel_Decoste will be spotlighted at #CSforAll! Livestream to start … Continue reading Featured at #CSforALL Summit 2017 with Congressional App Challenge

New Intern at Congressional App Challenge

I just started working as the only high school intern with Internet Education Foundation in Washington D.C., the official coordinator of the Congressional App Challenge! The Internet Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by public interest groups, corporations, and associations representative of the diversity of the Internet community. The IEF Mission is to: Assure informed policymaking on Internet-related issues within both government and the private sector Promote the Internet as a valuable medium for democratic participation, communications, and commerce Encourage coalitions of corporations, industry associations, and public interest groups to work together on addressing important Internet-related policy issues … Continue reading New Intern at Congressional App Challenge

Teaching East Brunswick Girls Can Code Summer Mobile App Workshop

I had a wonderful time teaching a dozen girls coding during the 3-Day Mobile App Programming workshop I held at the East Brunswick Library (8/7-8/9). So many girls came into the workshop having no programming knowledge whatsoever and left knowing how to designing their own mobile app with MIT App Inventor! Here are some pictures from the workshop:       Continue reading Teaching East Brunswick Girls Can Code Summer Mobile App Workshop

Sign Up for the 2017 Congressional App Challenge!

I’m currently working as Congressional Intern (Community Outreach) at the Office of Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman to promote the Congressional App Challenge to students across the NJ-12 district. To help students interested in competing in the challenge, I’m hosting three community meetups at the East Brunswick Public Library.   Continue reading Sign Up for the 2017 Congressional App Challenge!

New Congressional Intern – Office of Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman

I’ve recently started working as an Congressional Outreach Intern for Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman at New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District office, tasked with organizing and promoting the Congressional App Challenge to over 100,000 middle and high school students in the district. Continue reading New Congressional Intern – Office of Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman