Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA)

Minnesota Chapter

The CSTA is the Voice for K–12 computer science education and its educators.

The Computer Science Teachers Association is a membership organization that supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines. CSTA provides opportunities for K–12 teachers and students to better understand the computing disciplines and to more successfully prepare themselves to teach and learn.

Connect with the Minnesota Chapter

The CSTA-MN group maintains an email group that is used to send out announcements about meetings, professional development opportunities, and other items of interest to Minnesota teachers. Emails average around 1-2 per month and you can unsubscribe at any time.

To join our email group, visit

Join the CSTA

Why Should I Join the CSTA?

  1. Membership in CSTA means belonging to a community dedicated to excellence in high school computer science education.
  2. Membership in CSTA gives you a say in the development of critical policies concerning curriculum, standards, and certification.
  3. Membership in CSTA gives you preferred access to vital professional development opportunities such as national symposia and workshops.
  4. Membership in CSTA gives you access to more relevant resources, including instructional materials.
  5. Membership in CSTA gives you access to cutting-edge research about current teaching practices and technologies.
  6. Membership in CSTA makes you part of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) family of 80,000 educators, researchers, and professionals world-wide.

Who should join as a CSTA Individual Member?

CSTA Individual Members include: middle school teachers, high school computing teachers, college/university computer science faculty and education faculty, and members from industry interested in supporting computer science education and teachers.

Something missing?

If you have information to share about Professional Development opportunities for other teachers, we would love to hear about it. We would also like to know about opportunities for students to participate in CS activities.