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Deadline to Register for Computer Science Teachers Association of S.D. Kickoff


The recently formed Computer Science Teachers Association of South Dakota (CSTA-South Dakota) invites you to their free Kickoff Social and first annual meeting on Sunday, April 3.

To celebrate their first year, the CSTA-South Dakota Board would like to invite all Computer Science advocates to join them on Sunday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. CDT at the Blarney Stone (333 S Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104). The meet & greet social will include their annual meeting, professional development, networking, food, and door prizes! This will be in conjunction with the Technology in Education (TIE) Conference that begins on Monday, April 4.

Schedule of Events

  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm — Happy Hour
  • 6:00 – 6:30 pm — Annual Meeting /Announcements
  • 6:30 – 7:00 pm — Guest Speaker, Dustin Stage, OmniTech
  • 7:00 – 9:00 pm — Social (including food and drinks)

Registration for the event closed on Sunday, March 27.

The newly established state chapter comes under the well-established national CSTA association. The mission of CSTA-South Dakota is to promote the discipline of Computer Science in K-16 classrooms, advocate for statewide standards and inclusion of Computer Science in all SD schools, provide professional development to enhance the quality of Computer Science education, and create community partnerships that support the extension and growth of Computer Science.

Special thanks to our sponsors, OmniTech and High Point Networks, this event is free and is open to anyone who has an interest in teaching Computer Science and technology, as well as, those who support the CSTA-South Dakota mission.

If you can’t attend this event, but want to join CSTA-South Dakota to keep informed of other events and news, please consider signing up for a free CSTA Basic membership. Select SD as your chapter at Join HERE CSTA | Computer Science Teachers Association (csteachers.org).

Feel free to contact CSTA-South Dakota President Tara Johanneson or Vice-President Rise Jongeling with any questions.

Follow CSTA-South Dakota on Twitter (@CSTASouthDakota), Facebook (www.facebook.com/CSTASouthDakota), or their website (southdakota.csteachers.org) to learn more!