Central Chapter Meetings Info

North and Central Jersey chapters meetings will be held 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Rutgers on Wednesdays of every other month.


2019 - 2020 Meeting Dates : October 2nd, December 4th, February 5th, April 1st, and June 3rd

Check back here for topics and speakers for the 2019-2020 school year!

October 2019 Agenda and Speakers

Hope the start of year is going well for you all! Our first Central NJ CSTA meeting will be Wednesday, October 2nd, 5:30 - 7:30 in CORE 301 on the Rutgers campus.

If you are planning to attend, please submit a response to this Google form. We need a headcount for the pizza.

Our agenda is as follows:

5:30 - Pizza and socialize. Find out what your fellow teachers are working on this year!

6:00 - Announcements and shout-outs

6:30 - Featured Presentation: Vincent Frascella will speak to us about FIRST Robotics opportunities for elementary to high school students

7:00 - Q/A about Robotics

7:15 - Open discussion and/or additional socialization with fellow teachers.

Vincent Frascella is a NJ Regional Representative for FIRST Robotics. Vincent volunteers his time with FIRST Robotics because he is passionate about bringing these experiences to young people in New Jersey. FIRST robotics has teams from elementary through high school and the new rookie teams get grants sponsored by FIRST and other organizations to start up. It is a fun way to introduce students to coding.There is a curriculum for schools and after school teams and programs.


Parking Information: *A New Parking Permit Request link will be sent via CSTANJ -Central Group email and posted here for each meeting. Guests must use the link to register for the event. Until this process is completed their vehicles are not registered and your guests may receive a citation.

Visitors may park in Lots 64, 60A & 60B without permits.

*Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University which does not include free metered parking. Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.