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Maryland Professional Development for Computer Science by Topic

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Upcoming opportunities - (coming soon)

  • Quarterly follow up workshops
    • CS Discoveries (schedule will be posted soon)
    • CS Principles (schedule will be posted soon)
  • Teacher Certification and Teacher Leaders
    • COMING AGAIN IN SPRING 2020: Become a certified secondary CS teacher, 1-day workshop followed by online coursework 
      Read more about the MCCE grant program to reward teachers who add on a CS endorsement.
    • Equity workshop for teacher leaders (online class tbd)
    • Elementary coaches
  • School Counselors
    • Counselors for Computing
  • University Partners
    • Collaborative groups

 Completed Workshops

  • CS Discoveries (Maryland Codes July 22-26 Baltimore City 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Hood College July 15-19) 
  • CS Discoveries (MCCE Eastern Shore July 29-Aug2 9am-4pm)
  • CS Discoveries (Eastern Shore July 29-Aug2 9am-4pm)
  • CS Discoveries focus on units 1-2 (MCCE Aug 5-8 UMUC Largo 9am-3pm) for middle school
  • CS Discoveries focus on units 3-6 (MCCE Aug 6-7 UMUC Largo 9am-4pm) for high school
  • AP CS Principles with CS Matters  (MCCE Aug 1-2 Wicomico 9am-3pm)
  • Counselors for Computing workshops (NCWIT Aug 6 in NE MD)
  • Counselors for Computing workshops (NCWIT Aug 8 Central MD)
  • Cyber Literacy 1 and 2 for STEM schools using the Parallax robot. Sign up with MCCE.(June 17 Oxon Hill Staff Development Center PG County 9)
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity (MCCE August 5-6 at UMUC Largo 9am-3pm)
  • Scratch for beginning computer science classes (MCCE Waldorf June 18 )
  • Microsoft Micro:bit for middle school (1-day introduction June 19 Waldorf)
  • Elementary Coaches program. For anyone who attended the introductory session at the MD CS Summit or district designated leaders. (bit.ly/mdcoach0619) June 24-26 at UMUC Dorsey Station
  • Virtual Robotics with CRCC sign up at: MCCE information at: https://gocoderz.com/ (1-day August 6th at UMUC Shady Grove 9am-3pm)
  • Development Workshops
    • Computational Thinking in English Language Arts (July 30 at Wicomico Middle School, sign up for interest 9am-3pm)
    • Computational Thinking in Science (July 29 at Wicomico Middle School, sign up for interest 9am-3pm)
    • Introduction to Cybersecurity  (UMUC Largo August 5-6, sign up for interest 9am-3pm)
  • Introduction to Python (July 16-18 Hood College with Carnegie Mellon 9am-3pm)
  • Introduction to Java (MCCE July 15 Hood College, followed by AP Java July 16-19, see below 9am-3pm)
  • Cybersecurity for teachers with some experience ready to bring hands-on labs to their students (JHU APL Aug 5-8 Kossiakoff Center 9am-3pm)
  • FILLED: (July 8-12 UMUC Largo Gen Cyber camp apply by May 17)
  • Scratch for beginning computer science classes (MCCE Waldorf July 22-23 9am-3pm)
  • Microsoft Minecraft for middle school ( 2-day workshops: July 22-23 Waldorf 9am-3pm)
  • Microsoft Micro:bit for middle school (2-day workshops: July 24-25 Waldorf 9am-3pm)
  • InfoSys Pathfinders July 14-19 in Indiana, applications closed by May 7
  • Elementary program development and implementation options (MCCE July 29-30 Wicomico Middle)
  • Elementary curriculum development (MCCE July 31, Wicomico Middle)
  • Scratch Jr. presented by PBS (MCCE Aug 7 9am-noon UMUC Largo) read more here
  • Additional workshops available PLTW at UMBC - throughout the summer

University Partner Workshops

  • Initial planning meeting for preservice CS program development June 10-11 

    Hawkins Hall, Room 306 at Towson State University. For two full days, we will collaborate as our higher education institutions work towards developing CS pre-service teacher programs. Lunch will be provided. The agenda and parking instructions will be sent at the end of May.

    Please RSVP by May 17th.

  • University Partners CS certification pathways for secondary teachers (July 15-16) Hood College, Frederick, MD

  • University Partners computational thinking integrated into K-8  (July 17-18) Mt. St. Mary's College, Frederick, MD

 

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

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

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MCCE received initial support from the National Science Foundation, (MSP)2 Grant No. 0831970.