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As a teacher, guidance counselor or school official, you can help guide your students toward great careers in computing and IT. Below are some resources to help you help your students get ready to succeed in tech!

Also check our list of events and activities, review the suggested curriculum, and explore degree opportunities. And let us know your suggestions to make it easier for every Maine student to pursue an educational path to success!


What is Computational Thinking – Curricula, videos and other resources for teachers and leaders.

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Exploring Computer Science curriculum

Computational Thinking Lesson Plans—Easily incorporate computational thinking into your curriculum with these classroom-ready lessons, examples, and programs.


CS10K Community—The CS10K Community is where computer science teachers come to connect with each other and with the resources and expertise they need to excel.

Computer Science Teachers Association supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines.


CS4HS is an annual grant program promoting computer science education worldwide by connecting educators to the skills and resources they need to teach computer science and computational thinking concepts in fun and relevant ways.


Computing in the Core is a non-partisan advocacy coalition of associations, corporations, scientific societies, and other non-profits seeking to elevate the national profile of computer science education in K-12 within the US and work toward ensuring that computer science is one of the core academic subjects in K-12 education.

GET RELEVANT helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about their education and careers.

Computing and IT Career Competencies—The U.S. Department of Labor’s comprehensive competency model for the Information Technology (IT) industry.

My Skills My Future helps young and adult students—especially those changing careers—explore occupations.


Seek professional development opportunities through your local Maine CSTA chapter or other partners.