Are you an active member of the Computer Science Teachers Association and looking to get more involved? The CSTA Board is a working board that develops policy for the CSTA. There are some great people on it but we are always looking to get new blood and a diverse membership. These are two year terms. (I’m still in my first year.) Are you thinking about running for a position on the board?
Nominations for the CSTA Board of Directors 2014 election will be closing February 1, 2014.
Nominations are being accepted for the following CSTA Director positions.
9-12 Representative (1 position): A 9-12 classroom teacher who is currently teaching computer science at the high school level.
At-Large Representative (1 position): An educator with responsibilities for K-12 CS education.
International Representative (1 position): An international (outside the United States) classroom teacher who is currently teaching or promoting computer science at the pre-collegiate level.
School District Representative (1 position): An administrator whose focus is technology or curriculum across multiple schools.
Teacher Education Representative (1 position): A college- or university-level faculty member who has primary responsibility for the instruction of pre-service and/or in-service teachers of computer science and/or computing disciplines.
University Faculty Representative (1 position): A faculty member from a university computing department offering graduate degrees in computer science.
To submit a nomination:
- Download the 2014 CSTA Nominations Form from the CSTA website at: http://csta.acm.org/About/sub/CSTAGovernance.html
- Complete the Nominations Form.
The form includes the following information:
- Position for which you are applying
- Your Name
- School or Employer
- Current Title/Role
- Email Address
- Phone Number
- Personal Statement that explains your motivation and why you are a strong candidate (limited to 130 words).
- Answers to the following four questions (no more than 100 words each):
- What experiences and/or interests in K-12 computer science/information technology education qualify you to serve as a leader for the organization?
- What previous experience do you have with CSTA?
- What leadership skills do you have that would enrich the Board and the organization?
- What do you think are the most important issues for K-12 computer science education?
- Submit the completed Nominations Form and your current résumé of experience to the Elections Committee by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The documents may be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format; PDF is preferred.
Nominations deadline: February 1, 2014.
Please contact: email@example.com if you have any questions.