Don Yanek

Professional Lecturer // Computer Science Education
School of Computing
Don Yanek
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Bio and Research Information

Don Yanek is a veteran Computer Science teacher and instructional coach. He is a founding member and former President of the Chicago Chapter of the Computer Science Teachers Association and a member of the leadership team for the National Science Foundation funded research practitioner partnership, the Chicago Alliance for Equity in Computer Science (CAFÉCS). Additionally, Don is a national Exploring Computer Science PD facilitator and an advisor to CS for Oregon. He is also the proud recipient of a National Center for Women & Information Technology Educator Award. In his spare time, Don enjoys spending time with his family, collecting vinyl records, cooking, and playing drums for the indie band The Purcells.

Research Area

Computer Science Education

Professional Associations

Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), Special Interest Group Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)

Schedule for Fall 2024-2025

Courses Taught at DePaul

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