2019 Maryland Computing Education Summit Was a Great Success
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Summer 2019 Professional Development

for Maryland teachers, faculty, administrators and counselors

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Summer 2019 PD already completed, by dates:

June 10-11
Towson University
  • University partners only: Review existing pathways and materials for preservice programs that integrate computational thinking and support computer science education for Maryland's future teachers. (sign up here)
June 17
Oxon Hill Staff Development Center
7711 Livingston Rd, Oxon Hill, MD
free parking
      •  PG county only Cyber Literacy 1 and 2 for STEM schools using the Parallax robot. Sign up with MCCE. 9:30am - 3:30 pm
 June 18-19
Waldorf Higher Education Center
3261 Old Washington Rd # 1020, Waldorf, MD
free parking
  • Scratch for middle school with MyCS from csinsf.org (MCCE Waldorf June 18 or July 22-23 for a deeper dive) 8am-3pm
  • Introduction to Microsoft Micro:bit for 7th grade June 19 8am-3pm
    • Upper elementary Code.org for grades 4-5 through Code.org 
 June 24-26
UMUC Dorsey Station
6865 Deerpath Rd, Elkridge, MD
free parking

 Elementary coaches program. For anyone who attended the introductory session at the MD CS Summit or district designated leaders. Read more at (bit.ly/mdcoach0619)

8:30am-4pm

July 8-12
UMUC Largo
 
1616 McCormick Dr, Largo, MD
free parking
Gen Cyber camp for high school science, technology, engineering, and math teachers who are new to cybersecurity and are interested in incorporating cybersecurity into their curriculum. FILLED - try again next year, or sign up for the 2-day August 5-6 session (above) 

July 15-19
Hood College,
401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 

free parking

Reserve dorm rooms for distant attendees here

  • Maryland Codes CS Discoveries ( 5 days M-F) with quarterly follow up sessions 8:30am-4pm
  • Maryland Codes AP CS Principles ( 5 days M-F) with quarterly follow up sessions 8:30am-4pm
  • AP CS-A Java ( 4 days M introduction, T-Th AP Java) (sign up) 9am-3pm
  • Python for high school (3 days, T-Th) from Carnegie Mellon 9am-3pm
  • Microsoft Minecraft for middle school ( 2 days Th-F) 9am-3pm
  • Microsoft Micro:bit for middle school ( 2 days T-W) 9am-3pm
  • Maryland Codes CS Fundamentals for elementary (5 separate 1-day workshops) 8:30am-4pm
  • University Partners CS certification pathways (July 15-16) Hood College 9am - 3pm
    • University Partners computational thinking integrated into K-8  (July 17-18) at Mt. St. Mary's Frederick Campus, 5350 Spectrum Dr, Frederick, MD 9am - 3pm
July 22-26
Baltimore City
Notre Dame
 
4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD
Maryland Codes CS Discoveries ( 5 days ) with quarterly follow ups 8:30am-4pm
July 22-26
Waldorf Higher Education Center
3261 Old Washington Rd # 1020,
Waldorf, MD
free parking
  • Microsoft Minecraft for middle school ( 2 days July 22-23) 9am-3pm
  • Microsoft Micro:bit for middle school ( 2 days July 24-25) 9am-3pm
  • Scratch for middle school with MyCS from csinsf.org (MCCE Waldorf July 22-23) 9am-3pm
  • Become a certified secondary CS teacher, 1-day workshop 9am-3pm followed by online coursework (MCCE  July 26 plus online coursework). Read more about the MCCE grant program to reward teachers who add on a CS endorsement. APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 CLOSED June 31. 2020 APPLICATIONS ARE STILL OPEN 

July 29-August 2
Wicomico Middle School
635 E Main St, Salisbury, MD

free parking

  • CS Discoveries ( MCCE 5 days M-F) 9am-4pm
  • AP Computer Science principles CS Matters (MCCE 2 days Aug 1-2) 9am-3pm
  • Workshop on computational thinking in English Language Arts (Wednesday July 31) 9am-3pm
  • Workshop on computational thinking in Science (Monday July 29) 9am-3pm
  • Elementary program development and implementation options (MCCE July 29-30 Wicomico Middle) 9am-3pm
    • Elementary curriculum development (MCCE July 31, Wicomico Middle) 9am-3pm

August 6th
UMUC Shady Grove
9636 Gudelsky Dr #4101, Rockville, MD

Parking codes will be issued

  • Counselors for Computing  (NCWIT)
  • Virtual Robotics with CRCC sign up at: MCCE information at: https://gocoderz.com/ 
    • Teacher Certification workshop (MCCE plus online coursework). Read more about the MCCE grant program to reward teachers who add on a CS endorsement. APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 CLOSE June 31. 2020 APPLICATIONS ARE STILL OPEN 9am-3pm
August 5-8
JHU APL
11100 Johns Hopkins Road,
Laurel, Maryland
free parking
  • Advanced cybersecurity hands on from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab 9am-3pm
August 5-8
UMUC Largo 
1616 McCormick Dr, Largo, MD
free parking
  • Counselors for Computing August 8 (NCWIT) 9am-3pm
  • CS Discoveries focus on units 1-2 (MCCE Aug 5-8 ) for middle school (with follow ups during the school year) 9am-3pm
  • CS Discoveries focus on units 3-6 (MCCE Aug 6-7 ) for high school (with follow ups during the school year) 9am-3pm
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity (MCCE August 5-6 ) 9am-3pm
  • Scratch Jr. (MCCE August 7) 9am-noon presented by PBS. Read more here.
  • Teacher Certification workshop (MCCE August 8 plus online coursework). Read more about the MCCE grant program to reward teachers who add on a CS endorsement. APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 CLOSE June 31. 2020 APPLICATIONS ARE STILL OPEN

Additional PD opportunities with a registration cost (MSDE, grants, or out of state funding may be available)------------------------------

  • PLTW at UMBC - throughout the summer
  • Colorado School of Mines 

    CS Pd Week!

    July 22-26, 2019

    Colorado School of Mines will once again host this week-long residential summer program this summer, with sessions in Bootstrap, Exploring CS, Mobile CSP, and Counselors for Computing (1-day) and taught by national experts/providers. Scholarships are available for all options. The registration fee is $1000 (or free!). Check it out: http://cspdweek.org

  • InfoSys Pathfinders July 14-19 in Indiana, applications closed May 7


 

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.