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News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

St. Mary’s City, MD- Lindsay Jamieson, associate professor of computer science; Alan Jamieson, associate professor of computer science; and Angela Johnson, professor of educational studies and director of teacher education, received a $19,049 grant from the Maryland Center for Computing Education to develop a preservice teacher education program in computer science.

The three will develop a course that will work with two existing courses and, as a sequence, prepare students to take the computer science Praxis exam to be certified to teach computerscience at the highschool level.Additionally, they will have a limited number of scholarships available for community members who may be interested in adding a certification in computer science to their current knowledge.

The Maryland Center for Computing Education, housed at the University System of Maryland,

is designed to expand access to high-qualitypre-kindergartenthrough year 12 computing education by strengthening educator skills and increasing the number of computer science teachers in elementary and secondary education.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...