The Computer Science Teachers Association of New Jersey (CSTA-NJ) is a group of 3 chapters of the CSTA, the national organization whose purpose is to support and promote the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines.

The mission of these chapters is to further the mission of CSTA and to encourage sharing of ideas and activities for computer science teachers in their respective regions of New Jersey.

A note from Daryl Detrick

News from our HOME Base CSTA

2018 Champions for Computer Science Announced

CSTA has partnered with Code.org for the second Champions of Computer Science Awards. Held in Seattle, CSTA Executive Director Jake Baskin, founder and CEO of Code.org Hadi Partovi, and Melinda Gates, honored a student, teacher, district and an organization for their outstanding work in Computer Science. View the full list of winners.

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Infosys Foundation USA Awards CSTA With Grant

Infosys Foundation USA announced several grants to support thousands of underrepresented and underprivileged students, young adults, and educators to learn about computer science through a combination of long-term programs as well as one-time coding events across the US. CSTA is excited to announce that we received a new grant from the Infosys Foundation USA in the amount of $150,000. This grant will support the organization’s initiatives to grow CSTA+ membership and increase the support available for our chapters.

NJ well represented.

CSTANJ proud

Here is a link to Code.org's Facebook page where they are using the video made by Building CS in NJ about the summer training at TCNJ. (SEE BELOW)

We would like to congratulate the winners of the 2019 competition, hosted by Stockton University.

The Winning Teams of the 2019 Programming Competition:

1st Place-Freehold High School -Team Scorpion

Max Breslauer-Friedman ~ Cacey Ostic ~ Adam Goldstein

2nd Place-Freehold High School -Team Viper

Drew Isaacson ~Xun Xu

3rd Place-Freehold High School -Team Alligator

Connor Lum ~ Noah Lee ~ Harry Allex

Honorable Mention:

Toms River North High School ~ James Caldwell High School

We will announce the date for next year soon.

Thank you to all our volunteers and sponsors!


Advocacy Representative

Daryl Detrick, Warren Hills High School, Warren Hills, NJ

CSTANJ -ADVOCACY UPDATE


CS4NJ maintains and coordinates a comprehensive list of professional development opportunities and programs for educators and students of New Jersey and surrounding areas. More information can be found here. CS4nj.org