Monday, April 24 Want to bring STEM education opportunities to your district? Come learn about the 2017 Congressional App Challenge, an initiative in which Members of Congress inspire students to code by hosting an app competition. At next Monday’s information session, representatives from the Internet Education Foundation (IEF), the Committee on House Administration and House Ethics will cover information for the […]
Program Director, Congressional App Challenge The Internet Education Foundation is seeking an experienced, energetic and dynamic Program Director to lead one of its projects, the Congressional App Challenge. The position is based in Washington, D.C. The Congressional App Challenge (CAC) is a young, nationwide effort aimed at encouraging students to learn how to code, through […]
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 Trade […]
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 […]
MEDIA ADVISORY March 28, 2017 Demo Day on the Hill Honors Congressional App Challenge Winners: For one day, the House of Representatives becomes the #HouseOfCode WASHINGTON, D.C.― From 4:30 – 7:30 PM on April 4, 2017, more than 120 Representatives and their 2016 Congressional App Challenge student winners will be honored at #HouseOfCode, a reception […]
When three Bishop Kearney students couldn’t find an easy way to search college athletic scholarships, they decided to create an app. Watch the Rochester WHAM news segment here.
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter was at Bishop Kearney High School on Tuesday to announce the winner of the 3rd annual Congressional App Challenge for New York’s 25th Congressional District. Watch the Rochester First local news segment here.
Press Release: CAC Named Semifinalist in Harvard’s 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards Competition
Congressional App Challenge Named Semifinalist in Harvard’s 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards Competition WASHINGTON, DC– The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized today the Congressional App Challenge as part of the 100 programs named as Semifinalists in this year’s Innovations in American […]
MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE ANNOUNCE 2016 CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE WINNERS Members promote the importance of coding and STEM by honoring students from 123 congressional districts across the United States. WASHINGTON, DC – Today over 120 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will announce the winners of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge. Over the last […]
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Ed Royce hosted an Exhibit and Awards Ceremony, featuring mobile applications created by over 100 participating students from California’s 39th congressional district. Yes, that’s right. 100 students from the 39th Congressional District of California participated in Rep Royce’s 2nd annual coding challenge. That astounding level of student participation demonstrates just how inspired […]