Who are we?
CSTA Golden Gate is your East Bay computer science community for K-16 educators. Our chapter is designed to help connect you with others teaching and integrating computer science, provide professional development to help you improve your teaching practice, and connect your voice here in the East Bay to the national computer science education community!

Chapter President - Sam Berg

I'm a Computer Science Coordinator and I enjoy this group and I've learned about CS Education through our Golden Gate chapter meetings.  I would like to try and expand the membership, so more people can benefit.

Chapter Past President - Flint Christensen

I am passionate about teaching Computer Science because it is the literacy of influence in the 21st century. In addition to his Piedmont Computer Science teaching duties, I am an Instructor in the Academic Talent Development Program at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education, a Facilitator for code.org, and have served as Vice President of the Golden Gate Chapter of the Computer Science Teachers Association.

Chapter Treasurer - Aletta Sauer 

Aletta Sauer [Teacher - Business, Computer Science and Engineering] - I believe communities are made stronger when each of us actively participates, whether in a strategic or planning role or simply by regular meeting attendance. I especially enjoy the camaraderie of the Golden Gate section, and I have always found the PD worthwhile and engaging.  My pronouns are she/her and I identify as mixed-race/Pacific Islander.

Chapter Secretary - Jana Branisa

Jana is the Technology Coordinator and a computer science teacher at Piedmont High School in Piedmont, California.  She has degrees in mathematics and computer science and in a previous life was a corporate webmaster for a fortune 500 company.  She is a dedicated supporter of gender equity in STEM fields and was a presenter of the mathematics equity program EQUALS at the Lawrence Hall of Science.

Chapter Higher Ed  Co-Representative - Dan Garcia

Contact CSTA Golden Gate
Enter your email address and the message you want to send.
fields are required