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Monday, October 18, 2021
The National Science Foundation recently awarded the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance a $3.5 million dollar Broadening Participation in Computing Alliance Extension grant. ECEP will begin the transition to the Equity in Computing Education Policies, Pathways, and Practices (...
Thursday, February 25, 2021

Dr. Carol Fletcher, Principal Investigator of ECEP, and Dr. Jayce Warner, a member of the ECEP Alliance in Texas, collaboratively authored an article published in the February issue of Communications of the ACM. In the piece, titled “CAPE: A Framework for Assessing Equity throughout...

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Since 2015 the ECEP Co-Sponsorship program has distributed over $650,000 to ECEP member states to support state teams with broadening participation in computer science education strategies. The national funding landscape for this type of work is varied, and ECEP has been committed to...

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

2020 was filled with urgent reminders that actively dismantling unjust and inequitable systems requires all of us to dive deeper into the headlines and take actions beyond yard signs, self learning, and hashtags. With CSEdWeek 2020 recently coming to a close, it is important to continue to...

Thursday, December 17, 2020

In celebration of CS Education Week, the ECEP Alliance partnered with the Computer Science Teachers Association to organize a policy-focused webinar. Sarah Dunton, Director of ECEP, facilitated presentations from: 

Dr. Joshua Childs, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin'...
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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The world has changed drastically since we released the 2019 State of CS Report in collaboration with Code.org and the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA). Our communities have been impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic, schools all over the country are moving toward...

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

 

The ECEP leadership team sent the following letter on June 4th to our ECEP state leaders and supporters. We are posting our statement here to open dialogue and invite participation in our work to broaden participation in computing, which can only be done if we work collaboratively to...

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Stepping into year nine of the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance, the leadership team developed a new Theory of Change, and recently added a fifth stage to the ECEP How to Change at State model, originally developed by Mark Guzdial, Rick Adrion, Barbara Ericson and...

Monday, April 27, 2020

RESPECT 2020, the 5th international conference on Research in Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology was held virtually on Wednesday, March 11th. Making a quick transition from the planned in-person format to a virtual format, we applaud the...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

ECEP is proud to support the broadening participation in computing (BPC) community by releasing a new 5-stage model for state-level computer science education advocates to utilize as they scale their work. 

The stages are: 

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