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Educator Workshop: Teaching Students About Data Management (Level 1)

Want to prepare your students for the future? Jobs in data management are among the most demanded positions in the tech sector. With recent media reports of data breaches, it is becoming more important to understand relational data and the role it plays in our daily lives.

We'll walk you through how website development changes when you’re dealing with user data. Included in the workshop will be a brief overview of how websites with databases work, a full walkthrough on setting up the tools your students will need to create, edit, and upload databases, a brief overview of web development concepts, and how to upload and query a database with SQL. This workshop is ideal for those schools working through our Data Dev track.

Attendees should bring a laptop.

Led by: Christen Harper

Christen Harper is the Tech Education Coordinator at theCO. She has conducted STEM workshops across TN teaching middle & high school students and teachers about HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, PHP, and SQL. In addition, Christen directs theCO's Dev Catalyst program which provides online and industry-current coding education to build our nation's tech talent pipeline.

Workshop Fee: $150*

*The workshop fee is waived for teachers at a 2019-2020 participating Dev Catalyst school. If you teach at a Dev Catalyst school, please contact Christen Harper to register. To learn more about the Dev Catalyst program: