Celebrate Computer Science Education Week by Participating in Hour of Code
Computing is a fundamental part of daily life, commerce and just about every occupation in our modern economy. Learning about computer science and technology will help students in virtually any career—from architecture to zoology. Please join us in promoting exposure to computer science during National Computer Science Education Week by participating in this year’s Hour of Code Contest.
Carol Davydova consults in communications campaigns and program management for business, nonprofits and industry associations. She was on PTC and head of Culturally Inclusive Education at LdV for 6 years. She is communications chair for Coalition of Women in Environmental Design, a SARTA CleanTech showcase committee member, organizer of Latinas in Sacramento and curator at Union Hall Gallery.
Adolfo Mercado heads Breakthrough Sacramento, a public-private partnership that provides college-preparatory after-school programming to academically motivated students. In addition, the project maintains a teacher-training program for high-school and college students. The 39-year-old Mercado, a City Farms resident and Christian Brothers High School grad, works out of an office at Sacramento Country Day School in Sierra Oaks. He began this post in May 2005, and Breakthrough Sacramento has operated since summer 1994.
James Price is a current Board of Directors Member of the Sacramento Taxpayers Association, which has played a major role in community taxpayer issues since its inception in 1961. The association researches tax issues, utility rates, bond measures, as well as monitors the City and County annual budgets. James is also a local real-estate professional and property owner and manager. He is very pleased and excited about his upcoming term of service as a member of the BOC.
Alex Visaya Jr. is the longest standing member and participant of the BOC. He has been a parent and is now a grandparent of SCUSD students, and has always been and continues to be very involved with multiple groups/committees throughout SCUSD.