Your place to belong, grow as a CS teacher, and impact your classroom and beyond.

Join the world’s largest CS department
  • Connect with over 19,000 CS teachers from around the globe
  • Find strength in your local community
Engage with PD you actually want to attend
  • Learn year-round at monthly bite-sized PD events, biannual summits, and our annual conference
  • Customize your learning with our library of peer-created, Standards-aligned content to meet your needs
Lead beyond your classroom
  • Impact students and teachers on a broader scale
  • Share your expertise with a global community of educators by serving on a committee or presenting at CSTA events

Become a CSTA Member

CSTA Basic Membership
We have a Basic tier that allows any CS teacher, regardless of funding ability, to connect to their local and national community.  As a Basic member, you can join your local chapter, receive key updates from CSTA national, and connect with fellow CS teachers.
CSTA+ Membership
Receive all of the Basic benefits and also unlock access to valuable resources, discounts, and professional development to your teaching practice. CSTA+ membership strengthens local CS communities, as 50% of dues directly support CSTA chapter programs.
Membership Benefits CSTA Basic
($50 annually)
Learn and Grow
Attend the CSTA annual conference
Apply for conference scholarships
Connect with other computer science educators year-round through the CSTA virtual communities
Receive discounted conference registration rates, and register early  
Access exclusive discounted registration for CSTA virtual summits  
Receive free registration for CSTA's Professional Learning Series  
Access previous conference videos and session resources  
Access free and discounted professional development opportunities and courses, including:
• We Teach_CS Praxis exam preparation discount of $100 off
• Free CompuScholar Praxis exam prep courses
• College of St. Scholastica 10% tuition discount
• Free access over 30 curated courses on Pluralsight One, and receive 60% discount on full access plan
Access CSTA's on-demand courses tailored specifically for CS educators  
Lead and Engage with CSTA
Join a CSTA chapter
Apply for and receive CSTA awards and fellowships  
Serve on the CSTA Board of Directors, CSTA Committees, and as a CSTA Chapter Leader*  
Serve as a Computer Science Honor Society (CSHS) Advisor  
Vote in CSTA elections  
Support Your Teaching
Purchase discounted classroom materials, including:
• Chibitronics 25% off discount
• Wonder Workshop PD and Robotics package for 50% discount
• BirdBrain Technologies free 30-day trial and discounted Micro:bit in Wonderland ebook (50% off)
• Sphero: 10% off Robots and packs, and 20% off accessories
Stay Informed
View and download CSTA’s student and teacher standards
Receive CSTA’s The Voice: newsletter with resources and opportunities
Receive a digital subscription to ACM Inroads magazine  
Receive CSTA+ newsletter monthly  
* Chapter leaders must be CSTA+ members for all chapters formed after December 2019.