If you are interested in

  • Attracting more and diverse students to high school Computer Science classes
  • Influencing students, parents, colleagues, and administrators on the importance of your courses and the opportunities they provide
  • Engaging your students in the exciting and rewarding field of computing

Then you are invited to

  • Apply to attend a summer workshop on the better attraction and engagement of female students to computer science.


What is a Tapestry Workshop?

The goals of the workshop are to share strategies, research-based practices, and field-tested good ideas for teaching computer science in a way that reaches all students regardless of sex or ethnicity.
Workshop participants will
  • Explore activities for gaining the interest of all students
  • Interact with national experts on teaching and diversity practices
  • Meet university faculty desiring to serve as ambassadors to their schools
  • Form a network of like-minded people for ongoing discussion and development.


  • Development and running of the workshop has been funded by the National Science Foundation (grant 1042452). This support is greatly appreciated.