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July 10–12, 2016: CS Matters project leaders will give a presentation at the 2016 Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Annual Conference in San Diego, CA.

April 12, 2016: The Maryland Computing Education Summit was held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Click here to view the schedule and program.

April 8-12, 2016: A paper [pdf] on the collaborative curriculum drafting software created by CS Matters (and used to write our CSP curriculum) was presented at a roundtable session on teacher education at the 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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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 and Past CE21 – Maryland projects include:

Goals for P-12 Computing Education in Maryland:

The ECEP Maryland Computing Education Steering Committee met in January 2016 to define 1- to 15-year goals for computing education in Maryland.

The 15-year goals, for 2031, are that computing is offered to every student in Maryland throughout their P-12 education, and that every secondary CS teacher is certified in CS.