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Professional Development for Computer Science, Summer 2020


MCCE provides workshops for…


 Elementary K-5 - View Workshops

Code Fundamentals, CS integration, Scratch Jr, Scratch, 


 Middle School 6-8 - View Workshops

CS Discoveries (FOCS), Micro:bit, Scratch projects, Counselors


 High School 9-12- View Workshops

AP(R) CS-P, AP(R) CS-A, CS Discoveries (FOCS), Python, AI, Cyber, Counselors


 University Faculty- View Workshops

Computational Thinking, Praxis exam preparation, Collaborative curriculum development

What’s Training Like?

We provide practical, hands-on experiences that translate directly into the classroom. The MCCE supports teachers, faculty, counselors, administrators, and local school systems to prepare Maryland's classrooms to teach high-quality computer science. We encourage teachers to continue to grow in this rapidly changing field and to continue to learn new methods, applications, and integration of computing concepts.

Our facilitators are your peers – from Maryland schools. They know that you are excellent at what you do, and respect your practice and professionalism. We work in collaboration with Maryland Codes and other professional PD providers.

The broad range of workshops offered is designed to provide essential concepts and practices for effective computer science teaching for teachers transitioning from other subject areas as well as those currently teaching computer science.  encourages collaboration and creativity. 

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.