Posted: Sat, 07/09/2016 - 17:01 Log in or register to post comments What are some best practices for recruiting and retaining students in CS? Permalink Submitted by neil plotnick on Sat, 07/09/2016 - 17:17 Visit classrooms in other content areas. You can make a generic sales pitch and advertise your course. It is more effective if you can showcase some lessons or student work that is tied into the content area you are visiting. Permalink Submitted by Nicole Reitz-Larsen on Sat, 07/09/2016 - 17:29 Meet up with the counselors and help them understand what the course is you are teaching, who all you want in the class (everyone), what some fun activities you do in the class that would appeal to a variety of students. Permalink Submitted by Jane Krauss on Wed, 11/09/2016 - 11:23 Consider this NCWIT resource, Top 10 Ways of Recruiting High School Women into Your Computing Classes: https://www.ncwit.org/resources/top-10-ways-recruiting-high-school-women-your-computing-classes. Advice is for women but tips are useful for involving other underrepresented groups. You can download or, with an account, receive print copies at no cost.