Gov. Herbert, Utah students to take part in ‘Hour of Code’ to Kick Off Computer Science Education Week
December 5, 2014
Gov. Gary R. Herbert will participate with local students in the “Hour of Code,” a nationwide initiative organized by nonprofit Code.org designed to encourage students of all ages to devote an hour to computer science education. The governor will also declare Dec. 8-12 as Computer Science Education Week in Utah.
Gov. Herbert will join with the Utah Technology Council and Farmington-based Pluralsight to demonstrate a statewide commitment to helping Utah’s youth prepare for high-demand STEM jobs and to show students that anyone can learn to code.
Gov. Gary R. Herbert
Richard Nelson, Utah Technology Council
Pluralsight Co-Founder & CEO Aaron Skonnard
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
10:00-10:10 a.m. – Remarks from Gov. Herbert, Richard Nelson and Aaron Skonnard
10:10-10:30 a.m. – Governor sits down with kids to learn code (photo opp)
10:30-11:00 a.m. Kids continue to learn coding
Gold Room, Utah State Capitol Building
350 N. State Street, Salt Lake City UT 84114