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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 as follows:


Friday, September 27, 2019 

Maryland Preservice Computer Science Teacher Education Program RFP Issued for Round #2 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 

Collaborative Framework Meeting of current and potential grantees webinar, 1pm-3pm required  

Monday, November 25, 2019 

Proposals due by 4:00 p.m. 

Monday, December 9, 2019 

Grant award notification for Round #2 

Friday, December 13, 2019 

MCCE initiates payment of awarded funds 

January 9-10, 2020  

Thursday April 16, 2020 

July 11-15, 2020 

Workshops for education and computing faculty on development of K-5 and secondary CS preservice programs. (optional) 

Maryland Computing Education Summit; required.  

National Computer Science Teacher’s Association Conference. Crystal City, VA. Registration fees may be paid by the project if grantees are presenting. 

Friday, June 12, 2020 

Interim report and participant demographic form due 

 Monday, January 6, 2021   Grant project end date 

Monday, January 20, 2021 

Final report, expenditure report, and unexpended funds due 


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.