More Than Half of U.S. House Members (and 1/2 of Congressional Black Caucus Members) Now Hosting Coding Contest for District Students In less than 3 years, the Congressional App Challenge has hit a major milestone now that 223 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are hosting youth coding contests in their respective districts — […]
IP for APPS: From Conception to Creation A Coding Program to Support the 2017 Congressional App Challenge
In collaboration with Capitol Area Congressional offices, local app development and education experts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will hosted a program to support the Congressional App Challenge on September 23, 2017, at its Alexandria, VA headquarters. The program featured educational sessions that include instruction and hands-on learning activities for K-12 students. Rep Don […]
On Monday and Tuesday, April 3-4, the Internet Education Foundation was proud to host two days of programming as part of #HouseOfCode, a celebration of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge winners. On Monday, April 3, the #HouseOfCode events kicked off with a Welcome Reception hosted by Amazon Web Services.The American Libraries Association, the US Patent And […]
Today and tomorrow close to 100 student winners of the Congressional App Challenge will be honored in Washington, DC. One team from Representative Susan Davis’ district paid their own travel expenses by starting a GoFundMe campaign that got a little help from the below spot on local ABC News Channel 10. Watch this 10News story […]
2016 CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE CO-CHAIRS ANNOUNCED Representatives Royce and Moulton will spearhead student coding contest WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Congressional Internet Caucus and the Internet Education Foundation announced the new Congressional Co-Chairs for the 2016 Congressional App Challenge (CAC), U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Seth Moulton (D-MA): “As Chairman of the House Foreign […]
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Next Tuesday, October 13 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm, IEF will be hosting an information session and Q&A for Congressional staff and private sector stakeholders in Rayburn, room 2168. The first half hour will feature a presentation from Congressional Affairs Director Melissa Medina. During that time, she’ll cover Challenge timeline, goals, and best practices. The presentation will […]