Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Nominations for the CSTA Board of Directors 2014 Election

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:

  1. Download the 2014 CSTA Nominations Form from the CSTA website at:
  2. Complete the Nominations Form.

    The form includes the following information:

    • Position for which you are applying
    • Your Name
    • Address
    • 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?
  3. Submit the completed Nominations Form and your current résumé of experience to the Elections Committee by emailing it to The documents may be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format; PDF is preferred.

Nominations deadline: February 1, 2014.

Please contact: if you have any questions.

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