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Monday, June 1, 2015

June 1, 2015 - ECEP has awarded funding to support efforts in South Carolina, Maryland, Texas, and Puerto Rico that will improve educational efforts in computer science in those states. As part of its mission, ECEP Alliance invited members to apply for mini-grants to support statewide and...

Friday, May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 - Two new reports on issues of diversity in STEM credit ECEP and co-PI Barbara Ericson with contributions.   In February 2015, Advancing Equity through More and Better STEM Learning was released by The...

Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2, 2015 - In April, ECEP and CAITE sponsored a pilot series of free virtual professional development webinars to “train the trainers” for computer science PD providers in Massachusetts.  Webinars were one-hour in length and led by Barbara Ericson, ECEP Co-PI and Director of Computing...

Sunday, March 15, 2015

March 15, 2015 - Twenty-eight students and faculty from 12 states braved Boston’s February weather to attend a panel session organized by ECEP at the Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing 2015, titled “State-level Computing Education Reform for Diversity.” The panel featured leaders from...

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

ECEP will be represented through a number of panels and workshops during the 2015 SIGCSE conference.  The conference runs March 4-7, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. Please see their website for more details. Below, a preview of ECEP’s contributions to...

Friday, December 26, 2014

On Thursday, December 18, ECEP PI Mark Guzdial hosted a Transfer Summit at Georgia Tech. In attendance were 15 professionals from 11 different institutions in the University System of Georgia, representing both two-year and four-year degree institutions.   The goal of the summit was to ease...

Friday, December 26, 2014

Tech entrepreneur Chris Klaus (for more on his efforts go here) has gathered stakeholders in a “Georgia Coding” group to push on improving computing in...

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

This year, Computer Science Education Week is more popular and ambitious in scope than ever before. December 8-14, students across the country, and internationally, will be introduced to the basic concepts of computer science. Many will be using...

Friday, October 3, 2014

ECEP partner the Alliance for California Computing Education for Students and Schools (ACCESS) is proudly contributing to the growing interest in expanding computer science education in California. In a major landmark, on September 30, 2014 Governor Jerry Brown signed bills AB 1765, SB 1200 and...

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Through eight ECEP-sponsored professional development workshops in Massachusetts, teachers from across the state were given the opportunity to reinvigorate their teaching practices with new techniques and curricula. Some participating teachers were novices in the field of computer science, and...

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