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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

In support of Computer Science Education Week 2016 (December 5-11), ECEP states organized various CS Ed Week activities to encourage participation in computing.  GEORGIA In honor of CS Ed Week, Mark Guzdial – ECEP PI, computer education researcher, and...

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Texas and New Hampshire are making strides toward broadening participation in K-16 computing in their states and recently hosted gatherings focused on closing the computer science opportunity gap. Both states brought together diverse groups of stakeholders to forward state-level educational...

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Several ECEP Alliance members will be presenting at the 2017 SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) annual global symposium, which addresses challenges common among educators and features demos, lightning talks, papers, panels,...

Friday, November 18, 2016

Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) held a national summit in Washington, D.C. Oct. 28-29, which was attended by computer science education-focused leaders from 16 states and Puerto Rico. Attendees included K-16 educators, researchers, and leaders from non-profit organizations,...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Nov. 8, 2016 -- In support of the President’s recent Computer Science For All announcement, the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance pledged to grow the alliance by five states. The ECEP Alliance welcomes Arkansas, Nevada, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and Virginia to our third...

Friday, November 4, 2016

Nov. 4, 2016 -- On September 22, 2016 ECEP Alliance leaders in Puerto Rico, in collaboration with and sponsored by the Puerto Rico Information Technology Cluster, held the first Computer Science (CS) for All Puerto Rico Symposium. Building on the CS for...

Monday, August 1, 2016

August 1, 2016 –– Three states received funding from the Expanding Computing Education Pathways Alliance (ECEP) to work toward bringing computer science (CS) education to underrepresented students through statewide activities. Mini-grants are a benefit for ECEP member states and provide...

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Several ECEP members are presenting sessions at this week's 2016 CSTA conference in San Diego, California.  The conference runs July 10-12, 2016 at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center.  Below, a preview of ECEP’s contributions to the event. Please see their...

Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 1, 2016 -- Since joining ECEP last year, Puerto Rico has made significant progress in expanding access to computer science education. With an ECEP mini-grant, Puerto Rico provided support for a group teachers and faculty to participate in Exploring CS professional development workshops in...

Friday, April 22, 2016

April 22, 2016 -- The 2016 Maryland Computing Education Summit, funded by an ECEP minigrant with additional support from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE),  welcomed over 200 teachers, administrators, legislators, and higher education and industry leaders.  From the welcome...

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