It begins today! The third annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC) has now launched and will run through November 1, 2017. The CAC is a congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in coding and computer science through local app challenges hosted by the Members of Congress. This year, there are over 165 Members of Congress signed up […]
Today is launch day for the 2017 Congressional App Challenge. Help us spread the word to students, teachers and everyone. Use the below social media examples to social share. Use these images to share social media [Facebook/Instagram Image] [Twitter Image] [blog] Help us spread the word on Twitter: Retweet & Like: https://twitter.com/CongressionalAC/status/890241199336030209 Use these hashtags: #HouseOfCode […]
The CAC’s new Director is a skilled coder who is passionate about increasing the reach of computer science and STEM among youth WASHINGTON, DC – Rachel Décoste, an accomplished Software Engineer and STEM advocate, will spearhead the Congressional App Challenge (CAC) as it prepares its 3rd annual Challenge on July 26, 2017. Décoste joins the Internet Education Foundation, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]