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BCPS Celebrates Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code

It’s a Countdown to Coding! 
BCPS Celebrates Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code

Get ready to code! Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is celebrating Computer Science Education Week (December 4 – 10, 2023) and participating in Hour of Code activities A child sitting on the floor looking at a deviceDescription automatically generatedthroughout December. The annual events raise awareness about the importance of expanding access to computer science in schools and encourage students to complete at least one hour of coding activities during the month.

The theme for this year’s events is “Impact of Computing: Creativity with Artificial Intelligence (AI).” The goal is to showcase how advances in AI are impacting schools, work environments and everyday lives. Activities are taking place at schools Districtwide, including a special event at Nova Eisenhower Elementary School on Friday, December 8, at 8:30 a.m. The school is hosting a fun-filled and informative event with students from Nova Middle School and Nova High School that will showcase their skills with AI, drones, robotics and more for STEM partners from local businesses, non-profit organizations and colleges/universities. Media are invited to cover this event.

In addition, BCPS congratulates Dr. Lisa Milenkovic, STEM + Computer Science Curriculum Supervisor in the District’s Applied Learning Department, for being honored as a Computer Science Hero by the Computer Science Teachers Association for Computer Science Education Week. She is recognized for her unwavering dedication to providing fun and engaging STEM education and computer science learning opportunities for all.

To learn more about the District’s commitment to computer science in schools, visit



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