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My CSTA Story
Jake attended his first CSTA conference in 2018 and has been involved with his local chapter ever since. He enjoys the opportunity to connect and learn from other CS educators and is excited to see the continued growth of CSTA Indiana. Jake joined the team at CSTA in 2023.
Jake has served in a variety of roles in CS education including high school teacher, state computer science supervisor, pre-service CS teacher educator, and researcher. He is currently the K-12 Standards Project Manager with CSTA. Through this role, his work will focus on identifying essential CS content for high school students, developing model high school CS pathways, and reviewing the CSTA K-12 CS Standards.
Jake holds a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Mathematics Education and Computing Education from Indiana University and a master’s degree in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Instructional Systems Technology where is research interests center around the intersection of CS education and education policy.
In his spare time, Jake enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, golfing, and trying new foods.