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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....

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

On October 17, at the CSforAll Summit in St. Louis, Mo., ECEP, along with more than 170 organizations representing education, nonprofit, government, and industry, jointly committed to bring computer science to every student in the...

Thursday, August 31, 2017

By Patricia Ordóñez, Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras and Joseph Carroll-Miranda, Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras

Puerto Rico held its first teacher professional development (PD) of the Exploring...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance is happy to announce they awarded "seed" funding for equipment to three institutions to help them start or expand computing summer camps for the summer of 2017. The funding was provided by a generous grant from Oracle and from the...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Artbotics, a high school program that introduces students to art, computer science, and robotics, has expanded its teacher professional development to Indiana and New Hampshire. Workshops were held in Indianapolis and Concord this summer,...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance, part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst's College of Information and Computer Sciences, recently gave their website a facelift. The website, ecepalliance.org, extends ECEP’s...

Stem for All Video Showcase
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017 --Please join us online May 15-22 for the 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase: Research & Design for Impact, when ECEP, along with more than 170 other projects, will showcase a three-minute video highlighting the innovative...

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) recently announced awards for the 5th round of mini-grants. States that are active members of the ECEP alliance are eligible to apply for awards up to $25,000. This round included applications from seven states; four states received funding...

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