Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Alaska
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Alaska.
Did You Know?
- CodeHS Courses are aligned to Alaska Computer Science Standards
- Alaska has K-12 Computer Science Standards
- Alaska does not require high schools to offer Computer Science
- CodeHS Curriculum is free
Alaska Computer Science Stats
- 115 students in Alaska took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2018 (27 AP CSP A, 88 AP CSP); 25% of exams were taken by females
- Universities in Alaska did not graduate a single new teacher prepared to teach computer science in 2016
- There were 25 computer science graduates in 2015
- Computer programmers and software developers in Alaska have an average salary of $100,376, which is almost double the average state salary at $58,710
Sources: College Board, Code.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Praxis Prep Course
This professional development course prepares teachers for the Praxis Computer Science Exam. The CodeHS Praxis Prep Course is 100% aligned to Alaska state standards and covers all of the objectives designated for the exam.
Alaska Policies & Resources
The Alaska Department of Education adopted K12 Computer Science Standards in June 2019 to help provide a framework for school districts to develop a strong computer science program across the state. Learn about the standards here.
Source: Alaska Department of Education
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