Maryland Mission Statement

The mission of the Maryland Chapter is to further the mission of the CSTA, to foster a professional learning community for Maryland computer science teachers bringing together teachers, industry professionals, higher education partners, and other stakeholders for professional experiences, and promoting advocacy for high-quality computer science courses and experiences for students in the state of Maryland.

Meet Our Leaders
Executive Board
​​​​​​Photos of Leadership Team January 2024, including Deborah Kariuki, president, Stephanie Krisulevicz, vice president, Steffany Lizama, secretary, and Nick Yates, treasurer
Leadership Team
Regional Liaisons
  • Ashley Benitez Smith - Western MD
  • TBD- Eastern Shore MD
  • Edmond Saint-Jean - Central MD
  • Douglas Byrd - Southern MD
Outreach Team
  • Haniyyah Cooper - Social Media Manager
  • Craig Holcomb - Outreach Coordinator / Industry Liaison
  • Kimberly Mentzell - Outreach Coordinator / Industry Liaison
  • Jennifer Smith - Digital Member Experience Manager
Members at Large
  • Carrie Trudden - Elementary
  • Charlene Saint-Jean - Middle Schools
  • Nora Burkhauser - High Schools
  • Christine Engbert - Higher Ed

Support Computer Science in Maryland

This store was established to help meet our yearly fundraising goals and support Computer Science initiatives across the state of Maryland. On May 4th, 2024 we will be holding In Person Meetups across the state. Show your CSTA Maryland pride and order a shirt to wear to the event. Thank you in advance for your support of computer science in education.

About the  campaign on Bonfire 2
Do you know an Awesome MD CS Teacher? 
Nominate them for our Golden Crab recognition award.
Self nominations are welcomed!
Let's Get Social @CstaMaryland
It was great to see so many people in our #cstamd meetup luncheon. Please join our chapter at #csta2022 #CSTA

(Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Some #cstamd chapter members met in person for the first time and enjoyed Chicago cuisine. #CSTA2022

(Feed generated with FetchRSS)
RT @BTwarek: Love how Dr. @RuizSealey lifts up other Black educators, scholars, and advocates. Know that you’re loved and celebrated @CodingWCulture, @SCodeAcademy’s @CoachTunde, @GholdyM, and many others. Thanks for modeling critical love, Yolie! You’re amazing. #CSTA2022

(Feed generated with FetchRSS)
RT @BTwarek: “Those that have the most to say about teaching are not in education.” 🤔 —@RuizSealey at #CSTA2022 Time to listen to teachers! 👀 CSTA Policy Committee

(Feed generated with FetchRSS)
Our Partners - Click on Their Images for Additional Resources
Follow Us