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Mouse is thrilled to announce that applications for's Professional Learning Program for CS Discoveries (grades 6 - 10) and AP CS Principles (grades 9 - 12) are now open! As's exclusive Regional Partner in Eastern and Central New York State, Mouse is the only local training provider for these courses.

If you want to increase your skills in teaching how technology works and how students can take part in building it, both of these programs can launch or widen your school’s computer science course offerings with fantastic curriculum and professional learning for teachers of all backgrounds. No prior experience with computer science is required.

Program requirements:

  • Attending a five-day, in-person summer workshop
  • Attending four local one-day, in-person bimonthly workshops (on Saturdays)
  • Teaching the course during the 2020 - 2021 school year
  • Committing to the recruitment and enrollment of a diverse group of students in the course, representative of the school’s overall student population

Once application is submitted, we will follow up with next steps and/or scholarship application in March 2020. Please contact with any questions.

Workshop Locations and Time

AP CS Principles

  • NYC Metro: Summer 2020 dates TBD
  • Greater NY State: Summer 2020 dates TBD

CS Discoveries

  • NYC Metro: Summer 2020 dates TBD
  • Hudson Valley: Summer 2020 dates TBD
  • Long Island: Summer 2020 dates TBD

Please reach out to if you have any questions or would like more information about our professional development programs.

AP CS Principles

AP CSP is a higher level introductory course for 9 - 12 graders that introduces the foundational concepts of computer science while challenging students to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. Can be taught as an AP or non-AP class. Requires a full year to teach. Learn More >

CS Discoveries

CS Discoveries is an introductory computer science course for grades 6 - 10 that empowers students to create authentic artifacts and engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving, and fun. Can be taught as a 1 or 2 semester course. Learn More >

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