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For more information about Computer Science:

Shannon Thissen
Computer Science Program Supervisor

  Computer Science

The Computer Science team at OSPI consists of staff across the subjects of ELA, math, science, educational technology, and career and technical education. Working closely with statewide computer science and STEM stakeholders, this team provides guidance for development and implementation of Washington's computer science learning standards and computer science education grants.

Learning Standards

Washington's K-12 Computer Science Learning Standards were adopted in December, 2016. View the Learning Standards

Washington State Computer Science K-12 Learning Standards (PDF, 36 pages)

Computer Science Education Grants

The Legislature allocated funding for Computer Science Education during the 2017 session. View the Grants


What's New

SB6136: AP computer science as math is effective June 7, 2018. This bill removed the requirement for Algebra II/Integrated III to be taken before or concurrently with an AP Computer Science course to count as a 3rd year math credit.

Computer Science Education Grant
Awards 2018-19 school year


   Updated 6/11/2018

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