Hour of Code™ Preparation Webinars: Microsoft Partners and Program Affiliates

Are you a Microsoft Partner or Program Affiliate interested in leading an Hour of Code™? Get ready, with this practical, 45-minute webinar! Download the free Microsoft Hour of Code™ Event Toolkit, and then join the experts (pick from a morning or evening session) for an overview of the kit, helpful tips and advice from the experts, and a live Q&A session. The toolkit includes a facilitator guide, a quick tip sheet, PowerPoint slides, an orientation video, and more, so you can lead with confidence. Check it out!

To express our commitment to increase access to computer science education to all youth around the globe, Microsoft is providing everything one needs to lead their own Hour of Code™. The Hour of Code™ is a campaign to show anyone they can learn the basics of computer science. The 2015 Hour of Code™ campaign is during Computer Science Education Week, December 7–13, 2015. The Hour of Code campaign is owned and managed by the United States-based nonprofit Code.org. The campaign is backed by over 100 partners and spans more than 180 countries and over 30 languages. Microsoft is a top execution partner for the Hour of Code™ campaign.

Instructor Team
​Scott Burmester | Microsoft Student Partner Worldwide Program Lead | @BurmesterScott
Scott Burmester is the Worldwide Program Lead for the Microsoft Student Partner program, and he leads student developer field events. Before coming to the Developer Experience group, he worked in the Worldwide Public Sector Education business, managing the Education Network. His career at Microsoft has spanned 20 years.
Yvonne Thomas | Microsoft Director, Global Programs, Corporate Citizenship & Public Affairs
Yvonne Thomas is a Director of Global Programs for Microsoft Citizenship & Public Affairs. In her current role, she leads Microsoft YouthSpark, a global initiative operating in more than 100 countries, working to help 300 million young people secure employment, continue their education and training, or start their own business by 2015.
Live Event Details
November 24, 2015
8:00–8:45am or 5:00–5:45pm PST
What: Webinar
Cost: Free
Audience: Microsoft Partners and Program Affiliates, YouthSpark leaders, Microsoft Student Partners, Most Valuable Professionals, Microsoft Innovative Educators, Microsoft IT Academies, and others
Prerequisites:

An interest in leading an Hour of Code™