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

Upcoming Events

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.

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 cs4md.com/summit2020 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.

The Maryland Chapter of the CSTA

CSTA Maryland logo

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. 

FREE membership! Visit maryland.csteachers.org

View the 2021 member survey results.

 

Cyber Month Activities for Female Students in grades 7-12

 
 

Sponsored by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT),

NRL Cyber Week is a virtual, free week-long curriculum geared toward helping 7-12 grade students to detect online threats, gain a better understanding of how the internet works, and spark an interest in cybersecurity and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) careers of the future.
  • Register for NRL Cyber Week -- all students must fill out this E-form in order to take part in the program.
  • All lessons will be recorded and posted via Google Classroom. Students, teachers, and parents may join our Google Classroom to access daily lessons, materials, and recordings. 

 

Invite your students to play some games to learn more cyber. These are listed for novices

https://cybercarnival.katzcy.com/

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

     ECEP Logo 2 Web .       CSFORALL Logo Web .       CSTALogo Web

Maryland Center for Computing Education
3300 Metzerott Rd. Adelphi, MD 20783 http://cs4md.com
MCCE received initial support from the National Science Foundation, (MSP)2 Grant No. 0831970.