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

Events and Professional Development
with the Maryland Center for Computing Education


Coming in June, free for Maryland educators:

  1. Praxis preparation. Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30, 2023 9:00am-4:00pm ONLINE. Register
  2. Introduction to Cybersecurity for Educators. Tuesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 29, 2023 9:00am - 3:00pm. ONLINE Register

Annual Highlights:

National CS Conference

This year's CSTA national conference will be online July 11-13. (next year, 2024, will be in-person).

    • Sign up if you're interested in joining or helping to coordinate regional get togethers on Wednesday July 12, 2023 for Maryland teachers attending the conference.

Maryland CS PD Week

Join us at Maryland CS PD week July 17-21 in person at Hood College

Annual Maryland CS Summit

Join us at the annual Maryland CS Summit in Ocean City November 16-18.
  • Sign up to present something on the computer science track and have your registration paid by the Maryland Center for Computing Education. Submissions will be accepted until June 30, 2023.

Details on Professional development for educators:

  • Search by grade level, date, topic, in-person, online or intended audience.


Ongoing opportunities

  • Praxis preparation to earn a CS Endorsement for secondary education
  • School year just-in-time training, CS mentors, and 
  • SCRATCH programming meetups monthly Tuesdays 4-5pm
  • For National Computer Science Education Events, check out the Computer Science Teacher's Association website

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.