Computing Principles for All Students' Success (ComPASS)

The University of California, San Diego, San Diego State University, the San Diego chapter of the Computer Science Teachers Association, and K-12 schools throughout San Diego have teamed up to deliver an exciting new curriculum called Computing Principles for All Students’ Success (ComPASS). ComPASS will build local capacity for teaching the proposed new Advanced Placement CS Principles (CSP) course. ComPASS will create novel curricula and methodologies for teacher professional development.

ComPASS curriculum consists of a Student Guide and Teacher Guide. The Student Guide is available as a Google Site at:

Teachers who are interested in gaining access to the Teacher Guide can send a request to Jeff Sale through this CS10K site.

The ComPASS program is in its final year and is being followed by a newly funded program called CS-CAVE ( CS-CAVE also hosts a group on the CS10K site. You are invited to explore and join the CS-CAVE group at

Project Website:

Principal Investigator: Diane Baxter, UCSD