Showcasing TechStarter Success

At TechStart, we are excited to recognize the effort of students and educators participating in our program. Our award opportunities are a way of giving back to those who continually advance computer science education.


Recognition Opportunities

Diving into computer science can be challenging work, which is why we have developed awards to recognize the creativity and persistence of our TechStarters.

Student Awards

The New Frontier Award can help students take their education to the next level.

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Educator Classroom Awards

Educators can qualify for awards based on student success and classroom need.

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Student Trailblazer Awards

As you finish your TechStart experience, the TechStart Trailblazer Award provides an opportunity to take your education to the next level!

New Frontier Award

The New Frontier Award recognizes students who have built innovative and creative projects through CodeHS. Ask your educator to nominate one of your final projects!


Student Trailblazer Showcase

Learn more about our TechStart Trailblazers! Students who have received the New Frontier Award have the opportunity to be showcased on the TechStart website.

Dalton Earnes
Student, Bearden High School, AR

The TechStart program showed me more of what was out there. We have our whole school in on it.

Dalton Earnes

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Student, Bearden High School, AR
Curren French
Student, Highland High School, AR

What excited me most about technology … is it’s endless. You can create anything from a line of code to an entire database.

Curren French

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Student, Highland High School, AR
Quantlaya Grant
Student, McClellan Magnet High School, AR

Doing computer science gave me an outlet to spark creativity. With programming, you can do games, websites, and basically anything you want.

Quantlaya Grant

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Student, McClellan Magnet High School, AR

TechStart Classroom Awards

Since educators make our work possible, we want to reward teachers' classroom success based on their individual needs! Educators who achieve high project completion rates in their classroom will be recognized with scholarships and other recognition opportunities!

Basecamp Award

The Basecamp Award recognizes classrooms as they progress through their on-ramp experiences on CodeHS. Eligible* Educators whose classrooms achieve 50% project completion will receive a $150 Gift Card.

Explorer Award

The Explorer Award recognizes classrooms as they progress through their on-ramp experiences on CodeHS. Eligible* Educators whose classrooms achieve 100% project completion will receive a $1,000 Gift Card.

* Educators who have at least 14 student sign-ups are eligible for the Basecamp and Explorer Awards.

 


TechStart Educator Scholarship Recipients

Learn more about our TechStart educators that are pushing computer science education to new heights!

Jana McWhorter
Teacher, Bearden High School, AR

Computer science is everywhere now, and any career that my students go into, they're going to need to know it.

Jana McWhorter

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Teacher, Bearden High School, AR
Angie Duncan
Teacher, Highland High School, AR

TechStart is a resource that we can use that helps push these students into major career forces.

Angie Duncan

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Teacher, Highland High School, AR
Tressie Fowler
Teacher, Danville Highschool, AR

You guys opened this window that students can say “Wow, this is actually fun, and I can have a future in it?”

Tressie Fowler

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Teacher, Danville Highschool, AR