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For more information about individual membership in CSTA, please feel free to download our membership brochure and to distribute it to teachers who might find it of interest.

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*Please note that the return reply form is only valid within the United States.

Why Should I Join the CSTA?

  1. Membership in CSTA means belonging to a community dedicated to excellence in high school computer science education.
  2. Membership in CSTA gives you a say in the development of critical policies concerning curriculum, standards, and certification.
  3. Membership in CSTA gives you preferred access to vital professional development opportunities such as national symposia and workshops.
  4. Membership in CSTA gives you access to more relevant resources, including instructional materials.
  5. Membership in CSTA gives you access to cutting-edge research about current teaching practices and technologies.
  6. Membership in CSTA makes you part of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) family of 80,000 educators, researchers, and professionals world-wide.

Join as an Individual Member

Individual Membership

Who should join as a CSTA Individual Member?

CSTA Individual Members include: middle school teachers, high school computing teachers, college/university computer science faculty and education faculty, and members from industry interested in supporting computer science education and teachers.

Individual Membership Benefits
  • CSTA Voice bi-monthly publication
  • Free classroom posters and career resource materials for students
  • Preferred registration for the CSTA annual conference (CS&IT)
  • Access to professional development videos and podcasts
  • Access to reports on key topics such as teacher certification, national standards, and equity
  • Access to virtual binders on key topics such as Careers, Equity, Teaching Strategies, and Computational Thinking
  • Access to research on computer science education
  • CSTA Advocate Blog featuring Announcements, Breaking News, and Points of Interest
  • Free "csta.acm.org" email forwarding address
  • Full voting privileges and volunteer opportunities
  • Opportunities to participate in the member information forums to provide valuable information for shaping educational policy
  • Online access to Crossroads, ACM's magazine for college students
  • TechNews, ACM's tri-weekly online IT news digest
  • MemberNet, ACM's bimonthly online newsletter with the latest CSTA and ACM news
  • Access to the Career Resource Centre, ACM's source for career articles, job board, and career assessment tools
  • Table of Contents (TOC) email alerts for new materials as they are added to the ACM Digital Library

Watch our video about your CSTA membership benefits!

CSTA also has institutional memberships for universities, colleges, and organizations that support CSTA's missions. Learn more about the benefits of becoming an institutional member here.


CSTA works at many levels to support computing education.

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(problem solving &
computational thinking)

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(computing &
computer science)

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