Mission Statement

The scope of SIGCSE is to provide a global forum for educators to discuss research and practice related to the learning, and teaching of computing, the development, implementation, and evaluation of computing programs, curricula, and courses at all education levels, as well as broad participation, educational technology, instructional spaces, and other elements of teaching and pedagogy related to computing.


Computer Science Educators

Membership (as of June 2017)

As of February 2022, SIGCSE has a total of 2,741 members representing 63 countries. For more information, visit the membership page.


The following awards are presented annually:


SIGCSE is managed by an elected Board of volunteers consisting of a chair, vice chair, secretary, treasurer, and three "at large" members.

List of previous officers.

Annual Events

The following events are held annually:

Other Activities

In addition to sponsoring events and awarding awards, SIGCSE is active in many other ways:

  • Publications - SIGCSE publishes a quarterly newsletter, the SIGCSE Bulletin.
  • Mailing Lists - Two moderated mailing lists for announcements and discussion of topics of general interest to SIGCSE members are maintained.
  • Special Projects - SIGCSE awards a limited number of grants to help its members investigate and introduce new ideas in the learning and teaching of computing.
  • Speaker's Fund - This project supports the dissemination of outstanding SIGCSE/ITiCSE presentations to other venues.
  • In Cooperation Events - SIGCSE may lend its name to non-SIGCSE events that are fully sponsored by other non-profit organizations.
  • Committees - The Committee initiative encourages SIGCSE members to participate in substantive discussions on areas of community interest with the goal of investigating topics in depth and culminating in substantive reports.
  • Resources - SIGCSE maintains resources for the computing education community, for example a list of PhD programs and a list of places to publish.