Computer Science Teachers Association

Tags: Skills

Teachers can benefit from Pluralsight One's partnership (opens in new tab) with the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA+). This partnership provides free access to courses that align to national computer science certification exams, as well as discounted access to our entire platform.

CSTA+ benefit overview

All CSTA+ members can redeem a one-year limited library Pluralsight Skills benefit through the CSTA+ resource portal (external site, opens in new tab). You’ll receive access to over 30 software development courses that teach computer science concepts and programming skills via the CSTA channel (opens in new tab). These curated courses will help you develop the skills needed to pass national computer science certification exams and bring the concepts to life in the classroom.

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Accessing your CSTA+ benefit

From the CSTA+ benefits page (external site, opens in new tab), follow the steps to access your Pluralsight One benefit and get your one-time use offer code. Enter your offer code and your information on the Pluralsight One redemption page (opens in new tab). This logs you in to Pluralsight and you can start learning. Make sure to check out the CSTA channel (opens in new tab) to guide your learning.

Tip: If you’ve had a Pluralsight account in the past, use your same email address as your existing account to continue using that account. You'll keep your Skill IQ scores, history, and bookmarks on the from previous activity on the same account.

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Setting your password

When you redeem your Pluralsight benefit, you’re automatically logged into Pluralsight Skills.

Once you’ve logged in, you’ll need to create a password to continue accessing your account. You’ll receive an email asking you to log in and create a password. If you don’t receive this email, follow the password reset steps, or contact Pluralsight Support (opens email form).

You can also access Skills on your mobile device and even view video courses offline. See Apps and offline viewing to learn more.

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Upgrading to a Premium subscription

CSTA+ members who’ve redeemed their free benefit are eligible for an exclusive discount for a Premium Pluralsight Skills subscription.

When you redeem the free benefit, Pluralsight will send a promotional code to the email address you used to create a Pluralsight account. If you haven’t received this email, contact Support. To upgrade, visit your Subscription & Billing page (opens in new tab).

The Premium subscription level gives you access to even more Skills features than the free benefit, including:

  • The Skills library with thousands of expert-led courses across hundreds of topics
  • Interactive courses
  • Projects

You will keep this discount as long as your subscription is active; but if you cancel this subscription, we won’t be able to re-apply the discount.

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If you need help, please contact Pluralsight Support.