Compton Unified School District's
and create a unique and innovative animation.
School site judging should take place during
Computer Science Week
December 7-11, 2015.
The Top 5 students at each participating school will move on to the district level competition on:
Date: December 14, 2015
Location: Professional Development Center (PDC)
601 S. Acacia Street, Compton 90220
Time: 9:00a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Additional Important Information
Student Winner Registration- Submit by December 11, 2015
Meet the Judges
Craig Jones joined Teach for America and taught for four years at LAUSD's South Gate Middle School, helping his students achieve Academic Growth over Time above the 99th percentile. After a fellowship under LAUSD's Superintendent of Intensive Support and Innovation, Craig went on to earn an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. While at UCLA, he began building Formative (goformative.com), a formative assessment platform that allows teachers to see all their students' work in real-time, track growth to learning standards and intervene in the moments that matter most.
Thomas "TJ" Loftin
Global Business Leader and Industrialist, Thomas “TJ” Loftin revolutionized the Low Riding auto industry with nearly three decades of business innovation as the CEO of three multi-million dollar companies. Loftin founded three successful global businesses where he manufactured, distributed and served as the exclusive dealer of dozens of auto parts and accessories. His ingenuity birthed over 100 stores globally. Today Loftin has a production company called LOF10 Productions. Through his production company Loftin, travels across the country giving workshops, business boot camps, lectures, and providing business coaching and consultations. He is also a Board member and Director of Educational outreach for The 25 Dream Campaign, a non-profit organization where Loftin develops educational programs for youth, by planting the seeds of entrepreneurship and helping to promote STEM programs.
Sarah Ikemoto is currently the Digital Learning Center Specialist at School on Wheels. School on Wheels, Inc. is a non-profit dedicated to closing the educational gaps of homeless children by bringing them a volunteer tutor to work with them for one-hour a week wherever the student is located. In her role, Sarah partners with shelters and organizations to build a Digital Learning Center (DLC) complete with computers, tablets, wifi and space for students to build their digital literacy skills while also having a space to work with volunteer tutors offline. Prior to working at School on Wheels, Sarah worked at various non-profits in capacity-building fellowships and also taught English in China to middle school and high school students.