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

Upcoming Events

Don't miss the 6th Annual Maryland K12 Computer Science Education Summit!

October 20-21 6-8pm. Check the agenda and register!

There's something for every audience: teachers in K-12 and higher education faculty, administrators, decision-makers, and supporters. See what is new, share best ideas, learn about the great progress made across the state and the challenges that lie ahead. Bring your voice to help set goals and priorities for Phase 2 of Computer Science Education in Maryland.

How does Artificial Intelligence fit into K-12 Education?

Join us at our first Maryland Artificial Intelligence Symposium on Saturday, April 17 from 8:30 to noon (agenda and details) for a series of informative talks, many free shared resources, and some of the most engaging discussions around modern technology that we have. Register here.

The Maryland Chapter of the CSTA

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The Computer Science Teacher's Association welcomes everyone interested in supporting computer science education to join the national and Maryland chapter. MEETS first Thursday of each month at 4pm. Must be a member to attend. Join to get the connection links.

CSTA-Maryland brings teachers, industry partners, and stakeholders together for the purpose of providing access to high-quality computer science courses and experiences for students in the state of Maryland.  Get invitations to local events and monthly meetings when you are a member. 

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View the 2021 member survey results.


MD Computing Education Summit 2020


 Thanks to the many Marylanders who joined us for the 2020 Maryland Computing Education Mini Summit this October. Stay tuned for access to the session recordings and materials at for K12 and the Higher Ed CS Summit for our colleges and universities.

Rise Up 4 CS - Maryland

Are you a high school student who identifies as a female or non-binary and need help with the Advanced Placement Computer Science A (AP CSA) course and exam? Starting October 3rd, join us every Saturday from 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM to deepen your knowledge of computer science with other high school students enrolled in AP CSA, who share your interest in computing. The Rise Up 4 CS (RU4CS) program provides students with access to an online book, tutoring sessions, and live interactive lessons taught by current UMD Computer Science Teaching Ambassadors. There is a monetary gift for all RU4CS students who complete the program and submit their AP CSA scores by July 31, 2021. You must be enrolled in AP CSA (Java) during the 2020-2021 school year to register. Register by 10/1. Registration closes on October 1st. View more information.

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