Computer Science (CS) Bridge Program

June 28 - July 16, 2021 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom | Tuition-Free

Application has closed.

To inspire the next generation of software engineers
CS Bridge Introduction to Computer Programming is a free, three-week virtual course designed for high school juniors and seniors based on Stanford’s CS106A Programming Methodology course in Python.

You should apply if:
• You are a high school student and will be entering your junior or senior year in Fall 2021.
• You are excited to learn computer programming but have little to no experience in programming.
• You would like to learn from a Stanford lecturer and an Ohlone College professor.
• You can attend from June 28 - July 16, Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Note: No class July 5th).

CNET Students    RSD Students

What Students Can Expect
•  Attend lectures taught by professional lecturers from Stanford University and Ohlone College.
•  Do hands-on programming exercises in the lab to hone their skills.
•  Break into small study groups (called Sections) led by an undergraduate Section Leader (from Stanford University and Ohlone College).
•  Earn a Certificate of Completion to show for their work!

About Your Instructors

Ali Malik
Ali Malik is a PhD student in Computer Science at Stanford University focusing on machine learning, theory, and computational education. He completed his Bachelor's in Mathematics, also at Stanford, where he was heavily involved in introductory Computer Science education. Ali loves to teach and has TA-ed and lectured several different courses at Stanford. He also helped run Code in Place: an attempt to teach an open-access introductory programming class to 10,000 students around the world.

Doug Case
Doug Case is an adjunct professor for Computer Science at Ohlone College, and he was a section leader for the Stanford Code In Place programming course last year. Doug has a master's degree in Computer Science from Stanford and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from The State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Doug is a Senior Software engineer with over 25 years of experience working at both startups and large companies in Silicon Valley. He has seven software patents granted, one pending.

Reach out to Emily Burns at or by calling 1-510-742-2308.