About CSTA Capital District

CSTA Capital District was established as your local computer science community. This chapter was built to connect you with other computer science teachers, provide professional development to help you improve your teaching, and connect your local voice to the national computer science education community.

Your CSTA Leadership Team



Elizabeth Pegarella
Chatham High School

Past President:

Jess Guthrie
Middletown High School

Vice President:

Shawn Haarer
Troy High School


Rachel Peschieri
Guilderland High School


Jason Irwin
Tech Valley High School

Siena College Liaison:

Pauline White
Siena College