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TLC Ninja Podcast

KCI Guest Drops on the TLC Ninja Podcast

January 10, 2022

The MERIT Program was recently featured in the Los Altos Town Crier, a local newspaper serving the Los Altos community.

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MERIT Makes a Splash in Local News!

January 7, 2022

The MERIT Program was recently featured in the Los Altos Town Crier, a local newspaper serving the Los Altos community.


Cybersecurity Collaboration with the US Office of Naval Research

November 15, 2021

In partnership with Ignited and Science from Scientists, KCI’s StepUP Program provides professional development and externships for education as well as mentoring opportunities to educators across California and the country in cybersecurity.

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Access KCI’s 2021 Annual Report

October 28, 2021

All of KCI’s instructors and alumni work to shape the educational world around us, helping to create a brighter future for our students and our community.

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Showing Thanks for KCI’s Major Donors

August 28, 2021

On the crisp, summer evening of August 22, 2021, a small group of KCI community members gathered at Gay and Bill Krause’s house in Los Altos Hills, CA to reconnect and celebrate the generosity of several of KCI’s major donors.

KCI Makerspace Reopening

KCI’s Makerspace Opens Its Doors!

August 13, 2021

As businesses and organizations open back up in the wake of the pandemic, the KCI is thrilled to announce the reopening of one of its greatest in-person assets: the Makerspace.

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20 Highlights to Celebrate 20 Years of KCI

April 7, 2021

The past twenty years have been full of amazing moments of learning, growth, and innovation, and we are thrilled to welcome you to our year long birthday celebration.

KCI Goes to SpringCUE 2021

KCI Goes to Spring CUE 2021

March 23, 2021

And there is no pandemic that will get in the way of this spectacular celebration of California’s innovative educators, change agents, and risk-takers ! Check out all the Virtual Spring CUE 2021 resources, including Cate Tolnai’s slide deck on simple ways to invigorate community college coursework with some of our favorite, most engaging strategies tried-and-true to K-12 learning.


20 Years of KCI, A Celebration!

February 9, 2021

As we look ahead at KCI’s future in 2021 and beyond, we have an opportunity to pause and look back. We have decided to take this opportunity to make this entire year a celebration of 20 years of impact! Each month we will focus on different impact themes…

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Computer Science is More Than Coding

December 22, 2020

Computer Science is a subject that has continued to gain traction because of the need for a highly skilled workforce that is competent in CS and computational thinking. In 2020, the subject has taken a backseat to distance/virtual learning and as a result, some of that momentum has been lost. This is where organizations like KCI can help fill that void.