Jack West, a political professional with experience on Capitol Hill and the campaign trail, will be joining the Congressional App Challenge as Congressional Operations Coordinator. The Congressional App Challenge is a congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in coding and computer science through a series of concurrent contests hosted by Members of Congress. “Jack brings […]
As COVID-19 continues to challenge educational efforts across the nation, the Congressional App Challenge had it’s most successful year yet, leveraging the power of Congress to inspire the next generation of American STEM leaders. This year’s record-setting competition provided an innovative outlet for a diverse set of students nationwide.
The Congressional App Challenge is excited to announce our Back to School webinar series. This series of webinars, hosted in conjunction with supporters of the program, will provide free training and mentorship opportunities for App Challengers past and present and will take place through the fall. The Congressional App Challenge team is working to finalize […]
As students, parents, and educators across the nation plan for an uncertain school year due to the ongoing public health crisis posed by COVID-19, Congress is working to provide every student with an opportunity to pursue a passion for STEM fields. The 2020 Congressional App Challenge, designed for virtual competition, provides students coders of every […]
The Congressional App Challenge is excited to announce the members of our second annual Alumni Advisory Board. With over 25,000 talented and successful students participating in the CAC since 2016, there is an incredible pool of candidates to lead our alumni efforts. We have created an Alumni Advisory Board that will partner with high schoolers […]
The Congressional App Challenge is thrilled to welcome two new additions to the team, Louisa Belian as the Congressional Affairs Intern, and Nina Groleger as the Communications Intern. Louisa and Nina are both rising seniors at University of California, Berkeley. They discovered the CAC internships through Cal in the Capital, a program at UCB that […]
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives has come together to launch the 2020 Congressional App Challenge. Registration is now open for students, and more detailed rules and guidelines can be found on our website. The Congressional App Challenge, the official student coding competition of the U.S. House of Representatives, is an initiative encouraging American students […]
Today, Congress had planned to celebrate the winners of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge at #HouseOfCode. While the current public health crisis has forced our team to cancel this celebration, it felt an appropriate moment to write to our students, parents, educators, and supporters.The focus of our nation, both in the present term and in […]