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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: 

Find your leader(s): Computing...
Sunday, September 29, 2019

This month, ECEP co-hosted CSEdCon, a 500-person event in which participants explored K-12 computer science pathways, developed implementation plans for their district or region, learned about CS curriculum offerings, and worked together towards advancing state-level policies. The...

Friday, September 13, 2019

Code.org invited the ECEP Alliance and the CSTA to co-author the 2019 State of Computer Science Education Report, which focuses on state-level progress in broadening participation in computing. You can access the...

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

In the fall of 2016 the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance principal investigators and co-principal investigators Rick Adiron, Mark Guzdial, Barbara Ericson, and Renee Fall put out a call to ECEP state teams with the aim of transitioning ECEP leadership. Prior to...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Mark Guzdial, professor in the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will give two public talks at UMass Amherst April 25 and 26.

On Wednesday, April 25 at 4:00 p.m., Guzdial will present “...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Ten ECEP states will host summits on computing education this spring and summer, six of which are funded by ECEP mini-grants.

Alabama, Connecticut, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, and Utah will all host convenings of diverse stakeholders between March and June. For Connecticut, Nevada,...

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