Registration now open for PLU Programming Contest, February 11 2023-01-08 08:00:00Z 0 HS,MS,contests
Save the date! Creative Computer Science Education: A Physical Computing Workshop 2022-12-22 08:00:00Z 0 PD

PSCSTA provides official Washington state clock hours for online, self-paced CSTA courses

PSCSTA is providing official Washington state clock hours for the following online, self-paced CSTA courses for its members: 

Identity Inclusion for K-12 Computer Science Educators [Winter Session] | Computer Science Teachers Association ( [10 clock hours]


Teach Security: The Security Mindset [Winter Session] | Computer Science Teachers Association (  [4 STEM clock hours]

The winter session is from Jan 3 - Mar 12, 2023.    Cost is free to CSTA+ members.   While these courses are available to standard CSTA+ members for $40 (security) or $99 (identity), suggest becoming a CSTA+ member first and then taking these courses for free.

PSCSTA will also provide clock hours for future sessions of this course for the rest of this school year.   

If you are interested in getting clock hours for either of these courses, please contact before starting work on the actual course so that we can look out for you. 
PSCSTA provides official Washington state clock hours for online, self-paced CSTA courses 2022-12-15 08:00:00Z 0

CS Endorsement Exam Prep Course for Washington 

CSTA+, WeTeach_CS, Shoreline Community College, and CSTA Puget Sound (PSCSTA) are pleased to announce a free, online, self-paced pilot course to help Washington teachers pass the WEST/NES Computer Science Endorsement Exam.   The course is based on the WeTeach_CS Foundations of CS for Teachers: Praxis Prep course ($600 value) which has helped over 2000 teachers pass the endorsement exam in their states and adapted for the WEST/NES exam used for Washington.   Course participants will also receive CSTA+ memberships ($50 value) to provide them with the resources, professional development, and professional learning community to support them throughout their careers. Interested applicants should apply at CSTA+ WeTeach_CS Washington State CS Endorsement Exam Prep Course Application.  The first cohort of successful applicants will be admitted on Dec 16, 2022 and may start the course on Jan 9, 2023.  After this initial cohort, applications will remain open until our initial allotment of 15 free seats has been filled
CS Endorsement Exam Prep Course for Washington Lawrence Tanimoto 2022-11-11 08:00:00Z 0

Allen School CSEd Week events December 5-10

Join the University of Washington's Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering in celebrating Computer Science Education Week! We are hosting a series of virtual events throughout the week for high school students to explore and learn about computing. We also invite students and their families to the UW - Seattle Campus on Saturday (12/10) to tour our Allen School buildings, engage in computing activities, meet current students, and more!
Allen School CSEd Week events December 5-10 2022-11-04 07:00:00Z 0 Allen School,CSEd Week
PLU Programming Contest, February 11 2022-11-04 07:00:00Z 0
How We Teach Summit Clock Hours 2022-10-13 07:00:00Z 0 CSTA,PD,meetups
PSCSTA Nov 2 open planning meeting 2022-10-13 07:00:00Z 0 Zoom,planning
PSCSTA August 10 open planning meeting Lauren 2022-07-22 07:00:00Z 0

PSCSTA/STEP CS Lightning Talks!

PSCSTA (Puget Sound Computer Science Teachers Association) welcomed the first cohort of STEP CS Master's in Education program students on the evening of May 20, 2022 at The Gates Center on the campus at the University of Washington.
PSCSTA/STEP CS Lightning Talks! 2022-05-22 07:00:00Z 0
#csedweek Events! 2021-11-29 08:00:00Z 0

Looking to Lead? 

PSCSTA has always been run by a small steering committee. Have a talent with social media and marketing? Or maybe you're *really* good at thinking of events for an organization. Join us for a meeting!
Looking to Lead? 2021-10-06 07:00:00Z 0

CS4Teachers, August 2-6, 2021

PSCSTA is helping to support the annual CS4Teachers event August 2-6 2021, 9am - 12pm, hosted by the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. The event will be held virtually and no Computer Science experience is required! 

CS4Teachers, August 2-6, 2021 2021-07-08 07:00:00Z 0 State,csta

Women Make Movies

Exciting opportunity for virtual screening and discussion of CODED BIAS, an award-winning WMM production, in April!
Women Make Movies 2021-04-17 07:00:00Z 0
Accessible Computer Science: Teacher to Teacher 2021-03-24 07:00:00Z 0
State of CS in WA State on 11/21 2020-11-08 08:00:00Z 0 Event,State,Zoom
CSTA Recap... Recap! 2020-08-11 07:00:00Z 0
Post CSTA Conference updates 2020-07-30 07:00:00Z 0
Shoreline Community College job posting 2020-07-30 07:00:00Z 0
Recruiting families for a coding games study 2020-07-30 07:00:00Z 0
Eat, Drink, and Help Your Local CS Teachers Association 2020-02-27 08:00:00Z 0 csta,csteachers,grant,meetups,pugetsound
PLU 10th Annual Middle and High School Programming Contest  2020-02-06 08:00:00Z 0 HS,MS,PLU,contests
Tenth Annual PLU Programming contest Lauren Bricker 2020-01-04 08:00:00Z 0
Computer Science for Diverse Learners: Lauren Bricker 2019-09-25 07:00:00Z 0

PSCSTA Programmers Rain Code in April

Posted by Josh Caldwell on Apr 28, 2019
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The PSCSTA Spring 2019 Programming Contest held on April 20 at the Microsoft Commons in Redmond was an enormous success. With approximately 180 students from 85 teams, this was the largest number of students we have ever had for a spring event. Special thanks to our keynote speaker George Moore, Chief Technology Officer, Azure Global Retail Engineering, Microsoft Corp for his speech on computer science and the work of tomorrow Thank you to Grace Waylen, Matt Paulson, Kenny Chan, Rachel…

PSCSTA Programmers Rain Code in April Josh Caldwell 2019-04-28 07:00:00Z 0
Def Hacks April 13-14 Josh Caldwell 2019-03-28 07:00:00Z 0