2021 CSTA Annual Conference

Join Us for CSTA 2021 There is a whole community of computer science educators just like you out there. If you are looking for inspiration, connection, and a chance to be rejuvenated, join us at CSTA 2021, set for July 14-16, 2021. CSTA’s Annual Conference is a chance for computer science teachers to come together for learning, networking, … Read more

CTE Month

What is CTE Month?  Career and Technical Education Month®, or CTE Month®, is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country. Read more here.

CS Teaching Excellence Awards

T The CS Teaching Excellence Awards are designed to recognize outstanding teaching by K–12 computer science teachers. Winners excel in inspiring students to explore the computer science field, engaging students in learning rigorous standards-aligned computer science content, and broadening the participation of underrepresented students in computing. CSTA will select at least three K-5 CS teachers and three 6-8 … Read more

Computer Science Licensure

Computer Science Licensure FY 2020-2021 As part of Ohio’s effort to increase computer science education, Ohio Law includes a provision that allows a school district, community school, or STEM school to permit an individual who holds a valid educator license in any of grades seven through twelve to teach a computer science course if, prior to teaching … Read more

Virtual Meetups: Overview

The Ohio Department of Education is scheduling virtual meetups in collaboration with various professional organizations across the state to support administrators and educators in each content area during the ordered school-building closure. The purpose of the forum is to support educators and provide a platform to network, share and gain new skills or strategies to … Read more

Computer Science Licensure Reimbursement

Each Child, Our Future, Ohio’s strategic plan for education, recognizes the importance of providing supports and professional learning so teachers can deliver excellent instruction every day. To increase the number of qualified educators who can effectively teach computer science, House Bill 166 of the 133rd General Assembly includes a provision to reimburse teachers for the costs … Read more

Hyland Hackathon

January 3-5 2020 We’re excited to announce that registration for our 5th Annual Hyland Hackathon is now open! We love technology, and know you do too! Come learn new things, work on something cool, and show it off to your peers. High School and College students are invited to participate.  All details and rules for the Hackathon can be found … Read more

Blockland Student Coding Workshop

As part of the 2nd annual Blockland Solutions Conference, which will take place December 9th through December 11th at the Huntington Convention Center, CSU will host a student coding workshop on Saturday, November 9th, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at Cleveland State University. The workshop, which is free, is intended for high school juniors … Read more