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Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards Implementation Timeline and Roadmap

Implementation Timeline

The timeline for implementation of the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards allows for time for teachers to become familiar with the new standards. 

Dates Phase Activities
Dec. 2020 – June 2022 Awareness-Building
  • Roll-out and building awareness of the new standards and timeline for implementation
July 2022 – Aug. 2023 Capacity-Building
  • Focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, professional development
Sept. 2023 – Aug. 2024 Initial Implementation
  • All credit-bearing Computer Science courses will be aligned with NYS CS&DF Standards.
  • Continued capacity building.
September 2024 Full Implementation
  • CS&DF Standards implemented in all grade bands K-12

Implementation Roadmap

The purpose the New York State K-12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards Implementation Roadmap is to serve as an at-a-glance guide for all stakeholder groups to facilitate attainment of the standards. The NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Roadmap and Implementation Timeline has been designed to assist and support districts and educators with the transition to full implementation of the NYS Learning Standards for Computer Science and Digital Fluency. The Roadmap provides a recommended plan spread out over the four phases of implementation. The Roadmap highlights shared goals, objectives, and activities that support key stakeholders with the transition process.