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CSTA: CS National Honor Society

Org: Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA)
Url: https://www.csteachers.org/page/computer-science-honor-society

The mission of the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) is to empower, engage and advocate for K-12 CS teachers worldwide.

The Computer Science National Honor Society is a project for teachers that encourages enthusiasm for computer science and promotes and recognizes academic excellence and service among high school computer science students. Started by CodeVA initially to serve Virginia teachers, CSTA will assume this project and expand it to serve teachers nationwide in 2019. All high schools that offer computer science classes are eligible to start and maintain a chapter, under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Students must meet academic requirements in computer science classes and complete service hours to augment the computer science education they receive in their schools.

Activity
Partnering

Level(s) Targeted by Program
High School

URG(s) Targeted by Program
American Indian or Alaska Native, Black or African American, Hispanic, LGBTQ, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Persons with Disabilities, Women

Program Costs
Projected costs include approximately $10/student for pins and graduation cords, $5/student for an annual membership fee, $50/teacher/year for a CSTA+ membership for the chapter advisor, and a $25/chapter application fee.

Program Matching Funds Available?
No

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