Are you interested in providing meaningful contributions to CSTA and helping oversee its long-term health? We encourage you to self-nominate — or share the application with those you believe would make a strong contribution to CSTA. 
Candidates for board positions should have a strong record of contributions to K–12 computer science education, have served in leadership roles in education or nonprofit communities, and are a CSTA member in good standing. 
CSTA is dedicated to promoting diversity in K–12 computer science education as well as on its Board. We strongly encourage all qualified individuals to apply. 

Board Representative Responsibilities  

Directors are required to attend two in-person Board meetings per year (including the combined Board Meeting and CSTA Annual Conference in July each year; travel expenses are paid), as well as periodic videoconferences. The CSTA Board of Directors provides oversight of CSTA to ensure its long-term health, including the organization’s planning, policies, and finances. The CSTA Board is a working board, and Directors and are expected to contribute meaningfully by participating on committees. 
In this volunteer position, you will: 
  • Attend regularly scheduled board meetings, including in-person and virtual, and review documents in preparation for meetings
  • Review and approve the organization’s annual budget
  • Recommend and set policy for the organization
  • Provide strategic leadership and planning
  • Support the organization’s mission and purpose
  • Serve on committees as needed

2021 Election Process Timeline 

  • Board information night: Come hear from current board members and learn about what it means to serve on the CSTA Board of Directors. March 3, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. CST. Watch the recording
  • Nomination deadline: March 22, 2021 (11:59 p.m. PST). Late nominations will not be accepted. 
  • Ballot distribution: The election will take place online, beginning April 11, 2021. All CSTA+ members in good standing on this date are eligible to vote. 
  • Voting deadline: The election will close on May 3, 2021. 
  • Election results: Results will be posted by May 12, 2021.
Please send election-related questions to the Nominations and Elections Committee Chair at