Join Chicago Public Schools for Hour of Code

December 8th through the 14th is Computer Science Week and once again Chicago Public School will be participating through the Hour of Code event.

OpenGov Hack Night in Chicago

Jamal Cornelious, Project manager for Computer Science at Chicago Public Schools, dropped by OpenGov Hack Night to talk about Hour of Code and recruit volunteers for this year’s Hour of Code.

The Chicago Public School district was the first major school district to implement a comprehensive K-12 curriculum around computer science.  As part of their work to engage students around computer science, CPS took part in Hour of Code last year and had the most participants nationwide. CPS is hoping to repeat that and is looking for volunteers to help students learn to code. Here’s Cornelious to explain:

If you’re interested in volunteering, you can sign up at