Announcing the CSTA Board of Directors Elections & Nominations Period
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Posted by: Sara-Becca Smith
Application Deadline: January 31, 2018 (11:59 PM PST)
Term of Service: July 2018–2020
The CSTA Director positions listed below will be vacated on July 11, 2018. We encourage interested CSTA members to self-nominate or to encourage other qualified members to submit an application.
Candidates for board positions should have a strong record of contributions to K-12 computer science education and have served in leadership roles in education or nonprofit communities. CSTA is dedicated to promoting diversity in K-12 computer science education as well as on its Board. We strongly encourage all qualified individuals to apply. This is a volunteer position.
All Directors are required to attend two face-to-face Board meetings per year (including the combined Board Meeting and CSTA Conference on July 7–12, 2018; travel expenses are paid), as well as monthly videoconferences. The CSTA Board is a working board, and Directors and are expected to contribute meaningfully by participating on at least two committees.
Board Representative Vacancies
A classroom teacher who is currently teaching or promoting computer science at the pre-high school level.
A classroom teacher who is currently teaching computer science at the high school level.
An educator with responsibilities for K-12 CS education.
An international (outside the United States) classroom teacher who is currently teaching or promoting computer science at the pre collegiate level.
State Department Representative
An educator or administrator who reports to a state department of education and oversees, in some capacity, computer science education.
The Nominations and Elections Committee of the CSTA Board will select the two best-qualified applicants in each position for inclusion on the ballot. The Committee will consider the following factors: prior experience with regard to board position; professional reputation; overall educational and nonprofit experience; leadership skills and experience; prior contributions to CSTA; alignment of prior work to CSTA mission; and understanding of core issues in CS education. You must be a member of CSTA in good standing.
Nomination deadline: January 31, 2018 (11:59pm PST). Late nominations will not be accepted.
Ballot distribution: The election will take place online, beginning February 22, 2018. All CSTA members in good standing will be eligible to vote.
Voting deadline: The election will close March 22, 2018.
Election results: Results will be posted by April 1, 2018.
Please send election related questions to the Nominations and Elections Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.