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This year’s theme for CSTA 2021 is Innovation! Attendees will be exposed to innovations in the ever-expanding field of computer science and its impacts on education, industry, and the world. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with experts in the field, and discuss concerns, ask questions and share their own innovative ideas. The conference is 100% virtual and will be hosted on Hopin.
CSTA New England 2021
October 16, 2021
9:30am to 10:00am: Networking
10:00am to 10:30am: Welcome and Morning Keynote
10:40am to 11:25am: Breakout Sessions 1
11:35am to 12:20: Breakout Sessions 2
12:20pm to 12:50pm: Networking/Lunch
12:50pm to 1:05pm: Afternoon Keynote
1:15pm to 2:00 pm: Breakout Sessions 3
2:10pm to 2:55 pm: Breakout Sessions 4
3pm to 3:30pm: Closing Remarks/Fabulous Prizes
3:30pm to 4:00pm: Last Chance Networking
Ticket Prices
Early Bird Registration available until 10/7/2021
  • $35 for CSTA Members
  • $50 for Non CSTA Members
Regular Registration:
  • $45 for CSTA Members
  • $60 for Non CSTA Members
Morning Keynote: Dan Ryder -  Computational Thinking in the Service of Community Problem Solving
Dan Ryder is a veteran classroom educator and learning facilitator at CRCS Overman, a grades 7-12 project-based, student-centered public charter school in downtown Skowhegan, Maine.  He formerly served as Co-Founder and Education Director of the SUCCESS & INNOVATION CENTER at MT BLUE CAMPUS, an empathy-fueled makerspace + mentoring space for all students and faculty  In addition to his daily classroom practice, he serves as a design, development and delivery consultant for the US Department of State's Office of English Language Programs and co-authored INTENTION: Critical Creativity in the Classroom with his good friend, Amy Burvall.
Afternoon Keynote: Pender Makin, Education Commissioner - Computer Science in Maine
This is an online conference.
All sessions will be virtual.
Portland, ME
United States of America
Sean Wasson


Brian Laich
Alicia Biggs
207-795-4100 x4025
Tiandra Welch