CSTA San Diego Chapter


  • to help teachers, administrators, districts, and higher education institutions provide ALL STUDENTS computer science education and curriculum.
  • to broaden participation, specifically underserved and underrepresented groups, and provide equity access and opportunity of computer science education courses in all grade levels and institutions/organizations.
  • to connect computer science teachers in the region of San Diego County.
  • to advocate for computer science education for all students in San Diego County.


  • Build a strong community of computer science educators who share their knowledge
  • Provide teachers with opportunities for high-quality professional development
  • Advocate at all levels for a comprehensive computer science curricula
  • Support projects that communicate the excitement of computer science to students and
  • Improve their understanding of the opportunities it provides
  • Collect and disseminating research about computer science education
  • Provide policy recommendations to support computer science in the high school curriculum
  • Raise awareness that computer science educators are highly qualified professionals with skills that enrich the educational experience of their students

CSTA San Diego Chapter Board

The San Diego Chapter of the CSTA is committed to serving our members and Computer Science Education. Many thanks to all our members who work to make Computer Science a real opportunity for all of our county students. The next general membership meeting will be announced through our website and newsletter.

Corri-Anne Burgess

Kearny High School 
About Corri-Anne: GIS and AP Computer Science Principles Teacher & Code.org Facilitator 

Mark Lantsberger

San Diego County of Education 
About Mark: Coordinator for Curriculum and Instruction in Computer Science

Art Lopez

Past President
Coding Our Future & LISTEN LAB Project Manager, Retired CS Teacher, College Board AP Computer Science Principles Consultant, CSAwesome AP CS A RPP Team Member

Trevor Neeb

High School Representative
Chula Vista High School 
About Trevor: AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, & Integrated Math 2 Teacher

Andrea Cascia

High School Representative
El Camino High School
About Andrea: AP Computer Science Principles & AP CS A Teacher

Tara Taylor

Middle School Representative
Eastlake Middle School 
About Tara: Computer Science Teacher & Code.org CS Discoveries Facilitator

Tasha Frankie

Higher Education Representative
San Diego Mesa College 
About Tasha: Associate Professor, Computer Science

Stephen Cerruti

At Large Representative
Computer Science Learning Facilitator e3 Civic High School 
About Stephen: Computer Science Teacher & Code.org CS Discoveries Facilitator

UC San Diego Non-Voting Board Members

Susan Yonezawa

Associate Director, CREATE at UC San Diego

Beth Simon

Teaching Professor, Department of Education Studies at UC San Diego

Minh Mai

Program Manager, CREATE at UC San Diego

Darren De Leon

Program and Digital Communications Coordinator, CREATE at UC San Diego

About Darren

Jodi Roe

UG Communications Assistant, CREATE at UC San Diego

About Jodi