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Friday, December 11, 2015

December 11, 2015 -  Four states received funding from ECEP to work toward bringing computer science education to underrepresented students through statewide activities.   In Puerto Rico, grant funds will support the translation of the Exploring Computer Science (ECS) curriculum into Spanish,...

Friday, December 4, 2015

December 4, 2015 - The Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education (CAITE) and Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance have been promoting and supporting CS Education Week in Massachsuetts since 2010.  This year, CAITE has...

Monday, November 30, 2015

Nov. 30, 2015 - In support of Computer Science Education Week (December 7-13, 2015), ECEP states are organizing various CS Ed Week activities to encourage participation in computing:

Alabama hosted a webinar for K-12 teachers in October, featuring Laura...

Sunday, November 1, 2015

November 1, 2015 - The Texas Alliance for Computer Science Education (TACSE) held its first statewide meeting on October 14, 2015 to coincide with the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Houston, Texas. By all standards, the meeting was a success, generating so much interest and a...

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 - Computer science advocates and educators are invited to the first statewide meeting of the Texas Alliance for Computer Science Education (TACSE) in Houston, Texas on October 14, 2015.  This ECEP-funded event will be held in conjuction with the Grace Hopper Celebration of...

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Through five ECEP-sponsored professional development workshops in Massachusetts, teachers from across the state and New England reinvigorated their teaching practices with new techniques and curricula. Some participating educators were novices in the field of computer science, and were looking...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

August 25, 2015 - Leaders from 8 U.S. states and territories gathered in Charlotte, NC to share their efforts to bring computer science to underrepresented students in schools and colleges at the ECEP alliance annual meeting on Aug. 15, 2015. Several state organizations were represented,...

Monday, July 20, 2015

July 20, 2015 - Teachers and others interested in improving computing education in their states heard about efforts in three states and then discussed what they could do at home during the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Conference in Grapevine Texas on July 14, 2015. ECEP held a...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

July 15, 2015 - From its initial four states, the ECEP Alliance grew to include representatives from 11 states and territories by the end of May 2015. Four new states came on board that month (Maryland, New Hampshire, Texas, and Utah) to join the others states (Alabama, California, Georgia,...

Monday, June 29, 2015

June 29, 2015 – The NSF Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) alliance is providing workshop and “seed” funds to expand computing summer camps at colleges, universities, and high schools across the United States. On December 13, 2014  ECEP co-PI Barbara Ericson hosted a workshop in Santa...

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