Look in Upcoming Events for opportunities for university partners, districts, and teachers.

Upcoming Events

Maryland colleges and universities with education programs:

Consider applying for a grant to add computer science to your education programs. The RFP for Round #2 grants are currently available to build a secondary CS pathway, or to integrate CS and computational thinking into K-8, or choose a MCCE_Preservice_CS_education_mini_grant.pdf to enable professional development and collaboration within your department of education to update existing courses.

Due to additional interest in the grants, the timeline for application is being extended. See the details here

This RFP and related documents are located at cs4md.com. 

New Code.org Deep Dive Workshop!

Maryland Codes is offering a new Code.Org workshop for elementary school teachers. It is called Deep
Dive and is for teachers who have either:
 Already taken the Computer Science Fundamentals (CSF) Intro workshop at least 3 months prior
 Experienced using the Code.org curriculum hands-on 

This workshop is being run on Saturday 10/19 8:30 AM to
4:00 PM at Centre Theater: 10 E. North Ave. 3rd Fl., 3rd Floor. Baltimore MD 21202. Register at


See the MD_2019_Deep_Dive_One_Pager.pdf for more details.


Support for new CS teachers

Are you teaching a new CS class for the first time? Do you want an online mentor to help explain upcoming lessons, help you prepare for possible challenges,  or answer questions? Sign up for the online mentor program to be paired with an experienced mentor and attend daily help sessions.

Salisbury University is offering a full day of CS professional development on the Eastern Shore for teachers of CS in K-12. 

Date & time: November 8th, 2019 8:30am – 3:00pm Location: Frederick Room Academic Commons Salisbury University. Registration: link Parking: link

View the  PD Poster for Salisbury Nov 8 for details.


Upcoming cohorts for secondary CS teacher certification

  • COMING 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.

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.