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Glendale News-Press: Glendale Unified Approves 5-Year Contract with Coding Immersion Program for Cerritos Elementary

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By Priscella Vega Plans to help boost enrollment at Cerritos Elementary School are moving forward with a five-year partnership with a coding immersion program that could also help transition the campus into a magnet school. The Glendale Unified School Board unanimously approved a contract Tuesday with Code to the Future, a program that provides schools with on-site coaching, lesson plans and project-based units, among other materials. A steering committee consisting of district and site leaders will collaborate with the company next month to begin learning how to implement coding into curriculum. They will also create a comprehensive plan to roll out Cerritos as a…

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Cerritos Elementary School Coding Showcase January 2018

Cerritos Elementary Computer Science & Coding Immersion School

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I am pleased that our Glendale Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Code To The Future who will work with our teachers and staff to make Cerritos Elementary School our first computer science and coding immersion elementary school. By the year 2020, we will have an estimated 1 million computer science jobs unfilled because we lack graduates proficient in coding. Computer science, coding, and technology education will help prepare our students for 21st century careers and will expand educational opportunities. I'm proud that Glendale Unified School District is leading the way. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board...
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Glendale News-Press: Kiwanis Club Helps Students Pursue Educational Goals

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By Joyce Rudolph Parents, school administrators and counselors watched proudly as the Glendale Noon Kiwanis Club presented students with scholarships during a recent luncheon meeting. Those students are John Bandek and Meetkumar Patel, both from Clark Magnet High School; Brooke Sasaki, Edelene Zamora and Kristine Necor, all from Holy Family High School; Zean Mojica and Edgar Delgadillo, both from Glendale High School; Jayleen Ramos and Vivica Rush, both from Hoover High School; and Raffi Terteryan and Kristin Dermenjian, both from Glendale Community College. Bandek plans to attend Glendale Community College and transfer to USC, where he intends to study radiology. Patel has been accepted to Cal State Fullerton and San Diego State University. He plans to major in…

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Shant Sahakian Sworn In to the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education

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Glendale, CA (May 1, 2017) – Shant Sahakian was sworn in as an Elected Member of the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education representing District D on May 1, 2017. He was elected on April 4, 2017, becoming the first Millennial and youngest School Board Member elected in Glendale history. “It is truly an honor to be a product of our Glendale public schools and now have the opportunity to serve our next generation of students as a Glendale School Board Member,” stated Shant Sahakian in a message to supporters. “I am committed to working with my fellow Glendale…

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