Join the CSTA community to connect, grow, and share with computer science teachers. Find the right membership for you:
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
(free)
CSTA+
($50 annually)
Learn and Grow
Attend the CSTA annual conference
Apply for conference scholarships
Receive discounted conference registration rates, and register early  
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
 
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  
* For chapters formed after December 2019