Participation kit - for Elected Representatives

This is the Hour of Code participation kit for elected officials. See also: kits for your school, community organization, or employer.

Handout and participation guide for the Hour of Code

​PLEASE share this with your local mayor, representative, governor, city councilmember, school board member, etc.

This is the primary handout and participation guide for elected officials to learn about the Hour of Code and promote it to their constituents.

Attend a local Hour of Code event to kick it off

See a list of participating schools and organizations in your area.

Computer science as the new literacy

This 2-minute "Code literacy" video is meant for administrators to recognize the need to introduce Computer Science to children of all ages.

Resources for elected officials and their offices to promote Computer Science Education:

  • A sample proclamation supporting Computer Science Education Week: Word doc, PDF
  • A draft OpEd to promote Computer Science education in a local paper: Word doc, PDF
  • Sample social media posts to promote the Hour of Code: PDF
  • Contact info for leading computer science teachers in every state, to organize special events for CS Ed Week: PDF

Additional 1-pagers and information:

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