The role of the parent in a students computer science education is extremely important. You play a large role in the courses your students take, the after school activities they participate in, and the community that is created and maintained at your school. By taking the time understand computer science and the importance of computer science education and actively supporting the efforts of computer science education you can help become a part of the not only your child's education but also the CS4All movement here in Chicago. If your child gains support from, or is encouraged to take the first steps to begin experimenting with computing, they may begin down the path of computer science even earlier than high school.
To help break down computer science, take a look at what it can do for your child: