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    Our Mission

    The New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education (CSNYC) is a nonprofit organization launched in 2013 to ensure that all children in the local public schools have access to computer science education that will put them on a pathway to academic success and a 21st century career.

    “Everyone in this country should learn…a computer language because it teaches you how to think.”
    – Steve Jobs, “The Lost Interviews”

CSNYC is building a community of professional practice around computer science education in New York City. Join the CSNYC Education Meetup for our calendar of monthly workshops, master classes, educational panels, and more.

Support for Computer Science Programs

CSNYC provides seed and early-stage funding for computer science and software engineering programs, for curriculum development and for teacher training. Funding also includes research and program evaluation of these efforts.
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Research and Evaluation

To inform the growth of the increasing number of NYC school-based computer science and software engineering programs, CSNYC’s research and evaluation work aims to understand which programs are most effective in teaching students computer science and inspiring students to study computer science in the future. Read more »


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