Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Maine
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Maine.
Did You Know?
- Maine does not have K-12 Computer Science Standards
- Maine does not require high schools to offer Computer Science
- CodeHS Curriculum is free
Maine Computer Science Stats
- Only 333 students in Maine took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (148 AP CS A, 185 AP CSP); only 23% of exams were taken by females
- Computer programmers and software developers in Maine have an average annual salary of $91,200, which is almost double the average state salary at $46,810
Sources: College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Top-Notch Professional Development
Online & in-person training for teachers to build the knowledge and confidence to teach excellent computer science courses.
Maine Policies & Resources
In 2017, a task force was created in Maine to support and recognize computer science in the path to proficiency. Currently, Maine’s Department of Education does not require schools to offer computer science courses, however, it’s highly recommended for high schools.
Source: Maine Department of Education
Explore Maine CS Funding & Grants
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