MiCSTA update: May 18, 2010

An email from the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) came late Friday evening. Their Executive Committee approved Michigan’s application for a chapter of CSTA called MiCSTA (Michigan Computer Science Teachers Association)! I spearheaded MiCSTA’s formation and application and had been elected president to take effect upon the group’s official beginning. MiCSTA’s goal is to promote […]

MACUL and SIGCS happenings

I was elected in March to the position of Assistant Director by the SIGCS (Special Interest Group for Computer Science) of MACUL (Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning). One of my responsibliities is attending a “retreat” of the MACUL Board and SIG officers, which was Sunday and Monday in Grand Rapids. We reviewed statistics […]

Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company

I thoroughly enjoyed a visit to the Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company this morning. Greg Miracle (owner) and Jim Cadariu (roast master) both made espresso samples that were all different and the best I’ve ever tasted. Greg showed me raw coffee, the roaster, and other equipment, and patiently explained answers to my numerous questions. A […]