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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,...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

ECEP co-principal investigator Barbara Ericson presented her paper, Helping Underrepresented Students Succeed in AP CSA and Beyond, along with Tom McKlin of The Findings Group, at the recent SIGCSE Technical Symposium. The paper showcases the results from an alumni study of Ericson’s Project...

Friday, February 9, 2018

Several ECEP Alliance members will be presenting at the 2018 SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) annual global symposium, Feb. 21-24 in Baltimore, Md. The ECEP Alliance, and the work of the alliance states, will be represented through a number of sessions,...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance held its Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Ga. January 26-27. The meeting gathered nearly 90 participants from 16 states and Puerto Rico. Attendees held positions in state departments of education, state boards of education, STEM centers,...

Monday, January 8, 2018

ECEP co-principal investigator Barbara Ericson has released her analysis of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Computer Science exam data for 2017.  The analysis includes both AP CSA and AP CS Principles (CSP). The data show growth in AP CSA and a great start for AP CSP, but more needs to be...

Monday, January 1, 2018

Six states were awarded mini-grants from the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance in round six of the grant program: Connecticut, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, and Utah. The ECEP Alliance includes 17 member states, 12 of which applied for funding in June 2017....

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