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2022 Code-A-Thon Judges

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We Connect The Dots

Code-a-thon Students
Be a part of giving students a 3-day immersive experience in website design, collaborative team-building, and entrepreneurship.

Students work in teams to build a conceptual business that supports the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. As a team the students will be integrating technology and working to develop a solution along with a website that offers a solution to a problem facing society. This program prepares students with 21st century workforce skills while preparing them for an active role as a social entrepreneur.

We Connect The Dots is seeking to recruit volunteers to serve as one of the judges on Sunday January 30th from 12 pm to 5 pm ET. Don’t worry if you don’t consider yourself "technically savvy." We will provide you with a checklist of what to look for and guide you through the process. All we ask of our judges is they convey to the students the value of the work they have done and the sacrifices they have made to participate in this endeavor.

Students learn how to code with HTML5, CSS and JavaScript, while learning how to utilize industry platforms to build websites, and Github to store projects for portfolio development, providing students a unique way to stand out when applying for internships, college applications, and job interviews.

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About We Connect The Dots

Location:

1025 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY 11590, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire and educate students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) careers. Through a collaboration with the community, education, government and the technology industry, WCTD provides awareness and education of the 21st Century workforce skills, as well as the opportunities available to students embracing STEAM careers. Impacting students at a local, national and global level, our programs create a hunger for learning that empowers students to find their own paths to success.

Description

The skills needed to succeed in todays complicated work environments challenge employers to find the resources with the right skills to be successful. We Connect The Dots will provide the necessary work skills needed for students to build strong careers in STEAM roles. By engaging in a partnership with communities, industry leaders, students and teachers, we will reduce the number of jobs that are filled by students outside the US. Creating a greater awareness to parents and students of the career possibilities and the skills necessary to succeed. Through an accelerated program and project based learning students will gain the experience that matches todays real world careers.

Children & Youth
Community
Computers & Technology

WHEN

Sun Jan 30, 2022
12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Sunday January 30th from 12 pm to 5 pm ET

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