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April 16, 2016: The Maryland CS Education Summit will be held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Please contact for more information.

October 22, 2015: Marie desJardins (Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Information Technology, UMBC) has a featured article on, “The real reason U.S. students lag behind in computer science.”

June 20, 2015: CSTA has published an article about the state of CS education in Maryland and the CS Matters project, in CSTA Voice, vol. 11, issue 3.

December 10, 2014: The CS Matters project was featured in a recent article by the National Science Foundation (NSF), highlighting our work developing the AP CS Principles curriculum and expanding access to CS education.

June 17, 2014: UMBC CSEE Professor Marie desJardins was a guest on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi show on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. She was one of three experts discussing Coding and the Computer Science Conundrum with Kojo and callers. You can hear an audio recording of the broadcast on the segment’s page or download it from their podcast archives.

May 18, 2014: Aardman Animations, the animation company behind Wallace and Gromit, has teamed up with the Nominet Trust to launch Shaun’s Game Academy, a national competition that gives kids in the U.K. the opportunity to create a video game!

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About CE21-Maryland

CE21-Maryland is a set of related projects with the goal of increasing high school computer science expertise and statewide support in Maryland for computing education.
CE21 – Maryland’s activities are supported by partnerships between the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), University of Maryland, College Park, UMBC’s Center for Women in Technology (CWIT), UMBC’s Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, CSTA-M (the Maryland chapter of the Computer Science Teachers Association),
multiple Maryland K-12 school systems and high school teachers, and the Maryland State Department of Education.

Current CE21 – Maryland projects include: