Ongoing professional development and support is available throughout the year. Sign up for sessions and classes now.

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Supporting Maryland Computer Science Education.

What's New?

Which state is leading national efforts to improve computer science access for all students? Celebrate how far Maryland has come and recognize that this is just the first step of an important journey. Kudos to the hundreds of dedicated educators and administrators in Maryland who make this work possible! Read the article.

  1. View the current and previous Newsletters to hear about people across MD and events supporting computer science education. 
  2. Learn more about computer science and participate in a free Praxis preparation workshop. online and in-person in the summer


University Partners:

  • Come to the Higher Education CS Workshop July 20-22 at Hood College. Learn more and apply here. Apply for a mini-grant to support your time to participate and follow up.
  • View recordings from previous IHE summits and presentations that feature Maryland teachers and programs.
  • Read the RFP on the partner page to prepare for future full grant opportunities coming in 2022. Email MCCE for more information.


  • Registration for summer 2022 PD is open now. Visit to see what's available from just-in-time support, to cyber, AI, and data science.
  • If you're joining us for in-person PD at Hood College, July 25-29, you can access the campus here
  • Read more about the MCCE grant program to reward teachers who add on a CS endorsement. Free study sessions are available year-round.
  • Learn more about the Maryland CS standards with the annotations giving examples, skills, and added details.

Watch our videos: 

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Explore enrollment in Computer Science courses in Maryland at the data dashboard.

The 2021 State of CS report shows that 90% of high schools in Maryland offered computer science in 2019-20—up from 83% the year before! (Read the Full State of CS Report

View the Maryland 15-year CS Education goals.

pdfMCCE Annual Report (2018-2019)

pdfMCCE Annual Report (2019-2020)

pdfMCCE Annual Report (2020-2021)

Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff, dogrady at usmd dot edu
Director, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Dr. Megean Garvin, mgarvin at usmd dot edu
Director of Research, Maryland Center for Computing Education

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Maryland Center for Computing Education
3300 Metzerott Rd. Adelphi, MD 20783
MCCE received initial support from the National Science Foundation, (MSP)2 Grant No. 0831970.