Welcome to the 2015 Congressional App Challenge!
The Congressional App Challenge, a congressional initiative to improve student engagement in coding and computer science, will run from November 9, 2015 through January 15, 2016.
Starting today and during the next 10 weeks, students in participating districts can create and submit their original apps for the chance to be recognized by their Member of Congress. You can see all the districts that have signed up to participate, here and you can check out the next step, here.
2015 Congressional App Challenge Co-Chairs
Representatives Bob Goodlatte and Anna G. Eshoo selected Representatives Mimi Walters and Hakeem Jeffries to chair the 2015 Congressional App Challenge. Representatives Goodlatte and Eshoo spearheaded the creation of the Challenge and co-chaired the first Challenge in 2014. The 2015 Challenge begins on November 9 (more).
The Congressional App Challenge always welcomes sponsors who share our mission of supporting the development of technical talent in U.S. high school students. If you are interested in sponsoring the Congressional App Challenge, please contact Pamela Strother to discuss.
2015 CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE LAUNCHES TODAY Congress Moves To Foster Youth Computer Science Skills, District by District For Immediate Release November 9, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – The Congressional App Challenge, a congressional initiative to improve student engagement in coding and computer science, is launching today and will run through January 15, 2016. Representatives Mimi Walters […]