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Thursday, September 25, 2014

ECEP will be represented through a panel and workshop during the 2015 Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing. The conference runs February 18-21, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. Please see their website for more details. Below, a preview of ECEP’s...

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Institute for Computing Education (ICE) at Georgia Tech has just finished another summer of offering computing summer camps and teacher workshops to advance computing education in Georgia. Since 2004, ICE has been an integral part of supporting computing teachers and students throughout...

Monday, July 14, 2014

ECEP partner ACCESS is playing an active role in reforming Computer Science education in the state of California. Below, some highlights of their recent accomplishments and upcoming plans. 

Diversifying Computer Science education by...

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) alliance is delighted to announce its support of a variety of professional development offerings for K-12 Massachusetts teachers this summer.

ECEP surveyed Massachusetts computing teachers to understand their professional development needs...

Friday, June 27, 2014

When is a U.S. state like a European country? Perhaps when it comes to understanding and transforming computing education.  

Mark Guzdial, one of the ECEP PI’s, recently spoke at a session “Computing — a 21st Century Literacy” at the 2014 Euroscience Open Forum in Copenhagen (see ...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Teachers of computer science and information technology in western Massachusetts will soon have their own local network for professional development and community. With the support of the Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education (CAITE), based at UMass Amherst, about 30...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) alliance is offering a free workshop October 12 and November 2 for college-level and high school educators/staff to learn how to start and run financially self-sustaining computing summer camps. These workshops will take place in Columbia, South...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

ECEP Partner States contributed to many events celebrating computing education as part of the annual Computer Science Education Week, held December 9-15th. This year, the Hour of Code tutorials made participation accessible and engaging. In total, almost five million students from 168 countries...

Friday, June 20, 2014

The Expanding Computing Education Pathways alliance (ECEP) is pleased to announce that it will award six institutions seed money grants to buy equipment to help the institutions start or expand summer computing camps for students. The grants will provide each recipient with approximately $5,000...

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) alliance encourages underrepresented minorities to pursue computing education and careers.   However, in 2013 only 1,090 out of 29,555  (3.6%) students self-identified as Black on the Advanced Placement Computer Science A exam.  In addition, the...

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