Are you looking for high-quality profession development for computer science? Look no further than CSTA New England. 

CSTA New England Regional Conference

Nov 11, 2022 5:00 PM - Nov 12, 2022 5:30 PM  

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Register now for this year’s CSTA New England Conference! Don't miss out on early bird pricing. CSTA-Plus members will receive a special gift on arrival! The main event is on November 12th, 2022 and this year we are hosted by the University of Massachusetts at Amherst College of Education. A book club will lead up to the big event with social activities the evening of November 11th, 2022. The main conference will begin with vendor exhibits at 9am on Saturday, November 12th, followed by our keynote speaker at 10am and a variety of workshops that will run throughout the afternoon. Our theme is CS for Social Good.

Call for Proposals

Our call for proposals is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a session idea! We will send email notifications of our decision on proposals in early October. 


Friday, November 11th
5:00 - 6:00 pm  Explore Amherst / Scavenger Hunt
6:00 - 8:00 pm Social, sponsored by Teq
Saturday, November 12th
8:30 - 10:00  Check In & Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00  Exhibit Hall
10:00 - 10:50  Introduction & Keynote
11:00 - 11:50  Session 1
12:00 - 1:20 Lunch, Networking & Exhibit Hall
1:20 - 1:50  New England State Panel
2:00 - 2:50 Session 2
3:00 - 3:50 Session 3
4:00 - 4:50 Session 4
5:00 - 5:30 Plenary, Awards Ceremony & Prizes

COVID-19 Policies

The 2022 CSTA New England Regional Conference will follow University of Massachusetts at Amherst COVID-19 guidelines. Currently, indoor and outdoor campus spaces at UMass Amherst are open to the public; masks are welcome but not required.  The university encourages everyone to respect the choices that individuals make about their own masking. Please click here for more information.  If the university’s policies change we will let you know. If you are feeling ill or show any flu-like symptoms, such as a fever or cough, we ask you to stay home. 


A limited number of scholarships will be available to support costs associated with registration, travel and lodging. Click here to apply.


If you would like to stay in the area Friday or Saturday night, we have negotiated a discounted rate at the following area hotels:
  • Howard Johnson Amherst Hadley, 401 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  Tel: +1-413-586-0114
  • Courtyard Hadley Amherst, 423 Russell St, Hadley, MA  Tel: +1 413-256-5454
Call the hotel and reference CSTA New England. The discounted rate is $119 per night at the Howard Johnson and $193 at the Courtyard.