You know what July means? CSTA Annual Conference! 

You have until July 8th to register for CSTA 2021. What are you waiting for?! Virtually network with CS teachers from across the globe, attend keynotes and over 100 sessions, and enjoy a meet up with your CSTA Iowa friends! Here's the TL;DR newsletter highlights:
  1. CSTA Iowa 🌽 conference meet up July 14 from 2:20p - 3:05p CST in Hopin. Be there!
  2. 👋🏻 We send a warm welcome to the 20+ new CSTA Iowa members this month! 👋🏻
  3. Will you be renewing your teaching license soon? Teachers attending the CSTA 2021 conference can earn graduate credit through the College of St. Scholastica for $150/credit! 
  4. Don't miss NewBoCo's Agile Toolkits for HS Projects in August!
Got a few minutes? Keep reading! There's lots of good stuff, we promise!
CSTA 2021 Virtual Conference is almost here!
CSTA 2021 Annual Virtual Conference announcements and resources including CSTA Iowa meet up and Collaborative Resource Document
We're looking for leaders like YOU!
We're looking to grow our CSTA Iowa Leadership Team for the 2021-22 year! Please let us know if you'd like to serve as a Regional CS Champion or as a Communication Leader by completing this short survey before the end of July 2021.

Agile Toolkits for High School Projects
Virtual Webinar
Aug 12, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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CSTA Iowa Crowdsourced Conference Resources
CSTA Iowa members have collaboratively created resource lists from many different CS related PD workshops, summits, and regional & national conferences. Checkout the Wakelet with all the resources at
CSTA Iowa Spotlight on Corey Rogers
This month CSTA Iowa shines a spotlight on Corey Rogers. Corey is a Digital Learning Consultant at Grant Wood AEA in Cedar Rapids, IA and the CSTA Iowa Chapter President.
A warm welcome to our new members this month! 
  • Joel Betterton - Adair-Casey/Guthrie Center Schools
  • Kathy Hageman - North Fayette Valley Community Schools
  • Tracy Wingert - Le Mars Community Schools
  • Heidi Lumbard - Creston Schools
  • Kellie Hogg - MMCRU Schools
  • Vaughn Gross - Wapsie Valley Schools
  • Sue Heilig - Calamus-Wheatland Community Schools
  • Shawna Harris - Woodbine Schools
  • Bonnie Kramer - Riverside Schools
  • Julie Coffey - Woodbine Schools
  • Christine Bailey - Cedar Valley Catholic Schools
  • Samantha Crawford - Diagonal Community Schools
  • Wendy Lausen - Tri-Center Community Schools
  • Susan Oehlertz - Pocahontas Schools
  • Josh McCollam - Pella Schools
  • Rebecca DeWitte - Monticello Schools
  • Shannon Smith - Creston Schools
  • Kim Carlson - Monticello Schools
  • Janice Wallerich - Monticello Schools
  • Emily Fiedler - Codelicious (Vendor)
  • Joachim Horn - Sam Labs (Vendor)

Please help grow our CS community & resources. Complete one of the surveys linked below!

CSTA Iowa Leadership Interest & Roles
CS Resource Share
Member Spotlight Form
CSTA Iowa supports and connects educators across Iowa with teaching Computer Science.
Please contact any member of the CSTA Iowa Leadership team with questions, concerns, and ideas!
Digital Learning Consultant 
Grant Wood AEA
Iowa City
Vice President
Web & Mobile Instructor
Waterloo Career Center/Hawkeye CC
7-12 Science & CS Teacher
North Mahaska Jr/Sr High
Calculus, PreCalculus, CSP, CSA, Statistics Teacher
MOC-Floyd Valley High School
Past President
Environmental Science, AP CS, AP Research
Central Academy
Des Moines
Community Partner
Director K-12 Education
Cedar Rapids
Advocacy Agent
Computer Science Consultant
Iowa Department of Education