Your CSTA team is a passionate group with experience that spans the education sector and association world. Our goal is to continue to grow the CS community to ensure every educator has a home.
 
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Jake Baskin Headshot

Jake Baskin
Executive Director

Jake is the Executive Director of the Computer Science Teachers Association, the world’s leading association for K-12 computer science teachers.
 
He is a former high school computer science teacher, department chair, and professional development provider with the Chicago Public Schools. As a teacher, he focused on increasing access to computing for underrepresented groups and more than doubled female enrollment in introductory computer science classes.
 
Prior to joining CSTA, he was Director of State Government Affairs for Code.org, where he worked with educators and policymakers to advocate for policies that expand access to high-quality computer science education with state departments of education and governor’s offices across the country. In his work at Code.org, he helped to build a nationwide network of more than 40 regional partners that worked with over 100 school districts in the U.S. to implement comprehensive computer science programs and provide professional learning for teachers.
 
Jake is also a poet and has published two books of poetry. 
 

Stacy Jeziorowski HeadshotStacy Jeziorowski
Marketing and Communications Manager

Stacy has more than 10 years of experience in marketing and communications. She’s worked in association management for the past five years, leading rebranding and digital transformation initiatives. Stacy holds an undergraduate degree in Communications and English from DePaul University. She recently was honored as one of Digital Megaphone’s 2019 Top Women in Digital Marketing. 

Stacy is a distance runner and a pace leader for Chicago Endurance Sports. She’s run five marathons and is always looking for the next unusual race to put on her calendar.
 

Michelle Lippoli HeadshotMichelle Lippoli, CMP
Event Manager

Michelle is an Event Manager with over seven years of experience managing successful conferences and meetings, with five of those years focusing on association events. She received her CMP in 2017. Michelle is passionate about community-focused programs and believes that amazing things can happen when people come together at events.
 
When out of the office, Michelle can be found reading a good book or singing along to her favorite musicals.
 

Michelle Page HeadshotMichelle Page
Chief Operating Officer

Michelle is a non-profit veteran with a knack for solving hard problems and developing strong, high performing teams. She's worked in education and non-profits for over 19 years, blending her deep experience in finance, fundraising, people operations, and administration to propel organizations to sustainability. Michelle has a life-long passion for supporting teachers and helping students build the skills and experience to realize their life goals.
 
Michelle is an amateur genealogist who can trace her family back to the Mayflower and beyond. She is a descendant of Charlemagne, the uniter and 9th century Holy Roman Emperor of Europe.
 

Daniel Rosenstein HeadshotDaniel Rosenstein
Manager of Philanthropies and Community Partnerships

Daniel is the CSTA Manager of Philanthropy and Community Partnerships for CSTA member and chapter programs in tandem with the Annual Conference. He brings 7+ years of experience in fundraising, education, and consulting. His strategic and influential leadership helps chart the course for CSTA’s future sustainability through the transformation of microcosm ideas to real wins. Daniel is actionable, influential, personable and driven to lead by the needs in the community firsthand. His philanthropic interests emerged early on as a high-school student and credits his exceptional learning moments to his motivation to help CSTA thrive.
 
Outside of the daily grind, Daniel dedicates his time to elevating diverse voices community-wide through his leadership as a Director on the Young Leadership Division Board, an Associate Board member of Alain Locke Charter School, and a coach for One Million Degrees Community College Scholars. A Chicagoland native, he loves trotting the globe, cooking and testing new meals from scratch, defying the next challenging yoga position, and spending as much time outside in the sunshine (especially in California) enjoying the bike trails.
 

Shawn Sanford HeadshotShawn Sanford
Senior Membership Experience Manager

Shawn serves as CSTA's Senior Membership Experience Manager, where she focuses on delivering solid member value for all CSTA members. With close to a decade of association management experience, Shawn brings best practices to CSTA's solid staff team.
 
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame (go Irish!), Shawn's personal interests include all things Notre Dame, serving as a taxi for her daughter, and brainstorming new ways to grow CSTA+ membership.
 
 

Leslie Scantlebury HeadshotLeslie Scantlebury
Chapter Relations Manager

Leslie has over 15 years of experience in association management. Her background includes member retention, education and association resource management for large member nonprofit associations. Leslie holds an undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree from the University of Phoenix.
 
An avid sports fan, Leslie and her family are often cheering on their favorite teams — even if that means they're on opposite sides.