Welcome to CSTA NYC!

CSTA NYC is a community dedicated to computer science teaching and learning in NYC. We are hub for a connected community of K-12 educators, researchers, content providers, funders, industry, and others. This hub builds the capacity, content knowledge, and confidence of this community.

CSTA NYC operates CSForNY, a volunteer coalition of educators, industry leaders, nonprofits, & higher education institutions advocating for high quality CS teaching & learning opportunities in schools.

Other New York CS resources:

Our Community: 

The diversity of New York City is its strength. The CSTA NYC community reflects that diversity in more ways than one. Our members are teachers, policy makers, technologists, researchers, students, and activists. Our members hail from Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, The Bronx, New Jersey, and Staten Island. And our community serves all the CS learners of NYC. Whatever your experience, skill level, or background, you belong in the CSTA NYC.

 

Support Our Community: Contact Tom O'Connell at th.oconnell@gmail.com if you would like to host a meeting, buy our CS teachers dinner, or sponsor our CSForNY State Summit.

CSTA NYC hosts regular gatherings that are lead and driven by you, our community. Our meeting schedules are typically:
  • Introductions & Networking
  • Lightning Talks from Guests
  • Community Discussion + Teaching Tips
  • Announcements + Opportunities
Attending a Meetup is a great way to introduce yourself to our NYC CS community.
 
Stay tuned for our list of meetups for the 2023-24 School Year!
To Join CSTA NYC:
- Sign up for a free CSTA membership and join the NYC Chapter
- Make sure you update your membership annually
- Feel free to join multiple chapters!
 
To Sign up for Professional Development:
Visit the CSForAll Department at the NYC DOE, who host professional development open to NYC teachers all year long and a summer institute each year.
 
Institutional Partnerships:
Several nonprofits and organizations around NYC offer professional development and student programs. Full list of organizations coming soon. Sign up for the CSTA NYC Newsletter to learn more about upcoming student and teacher opportunities.
Important New York State CS Information:
 
Prepare for your Statement of Continued Eligibility: Teachers must hold the Computer Science Statement of Continued Eligibility (SOCE) or Computer Science certificate to teach computer science courses after September 1, 2023. The Computer Science SOCE is available to teachers who meet the following requirements.
 
Explore CS Certification Programs (Pre-Service and Advanced Certificates:
For questions regarding New York State CS Teacher Certification, please contact tcert@nysed.gov
 
Explore NYC DOE CS4All Equity Resources:
 
 
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