Welcome to igniteCS!

We're excited to see the impact you'll have on your community! Here you'll find resources to get your program off to a great start.

Invite your group to the portal
  1. Tell members of your group to visit https://ignitecs.withgoogle.com/register to register themselves
  2. They should register as an "individual member", then enter group code from the yellow box.
Starting your program
  1. Please complete the pre-program survey before you start volunteering. Groups that have 75% pre-survey completion rates or greater within two weeks of their start date will receive volunteer t-shirts.
  2. Sign up for igniteCS orientation to meet with the Google igniteCS team and kick-off!
  3. Choose the content track you'd like to use with your community partner. The first person from your group who registered can request a free kit of print materials to help get you started.
  4. Choose the content track you'd like to use with your community partner, then request a free kit of print materials to help get you started.
  5. Familiarize yourself with the resources in the welcome kit. Also, browse through the program design resources.
During your program
  1. Connect with other igniteCS mentors and programs by joining the Slack community.
  2. Kick off your first session by showing your learners this welcome video.
  3. Get real world advice from a computer science professional through MentorNet.
  4. We'd love to hear about your program! Share your photos and videos with us for a chance to have your program featured on the igniteCS website.
  5. If you didn't receive a kit, print certificates of completion for your learners.
After your program
  1. Please complete the post-program survey after you finish volunteering. If you complete both the pre- and post-program surveys, you'll receive some Google swag!
  2. Please complete the post-program survey after you finish volunteering. (The link will be available after your program ends.) If you complete both the pre- and post-program surveys, you'll receive some Google swag!