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Educator Events

Intro to Mouse: Onboarding workshops

Want to find out about Mouse Create? Sign up for a FREE one-hour online professional development: Intro To Mouse Onboarding. Mouse Create Onboarding sessions will specialize in a course on Mouse Create, giving educators a chance to get more in depth knowledge and get support on how to use Mouse Create. There will be opportunities to collaborate with new and experienced Mouse educators and build your network.

Currently scheduled onboarding sessions are:

  • Thursday, February 13, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
  • Tuesday, February 25, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

If you have any questions please contact

Mouse is an approved CTLE sponsor in the state of New York. NY state educators will receive CTLE hours for attending each Professional Development workshop listed below:

Professional Development: Google CS First

Google and Mouse are proud to partner to offer CS First professional development events for educators across the country! CS First is a free, easy-to-use computer science curriculum that is designed to engage a diverse student population in grades 4-8. Learn more:

If you are a school administrator and want to schedule a CS First PD for your school/district complete this form.

Workshop Locations and Times

No workshop scheduled at this time, please fill out form in the button below to sign up for more information.

      Professional Development CS Fundamentals

      Our CS Fundamentals workshop prepares K-5 educators to teach computer science basics using’s Computer Science Fundamentals curriculum. CS Fundamentals is designed to be fun and engaging and blends online and "unplugged" non-computer activities to teach students computational thinking, problem-solving, programming concepts and digital citizenship.

      If you are a school administrator and want to schedule a CS Fundamentals PD for your school/district complete this form.

      If you are an educator looking for a local PD you can join, click the Register button below.

        Youth Events

        The annual Emoti-Con NYC Youth Digital Media and Technology Challenge

        Emoti-Con is NYC’s biggest showcase for young designers, makers, technologists, and tinkerers who believe in digital innovation as a tool for positive change in the world around them. Students network with peers and professionals, and share digital media and technology projects that reflect a range of interest areas and address pressing issues.

        See you on Saturday, May 9, 202020 at the New York Public Library Bartos Forum!

        Mouse Creative Computing Lab

        Mouse is transforming our previous Makerspace into a brand new Creative Computing Lab! This lab blends learning and play at a number of live experiences as each experiment expands the potential for future projects. For more information go to

        We are holding the following events at the Mouse Creative Computing Lab this year:

        • Design and Build Jam
          • When: 3/18 4 - 6 PM
          • Who: Middle & High school students (Priority for Emoti-Con presenters) (Ages 13+)
          • What: Calling all teams preparing for Emoti-Con! This Design and Build Jam will focus on the fundamental making skills that could help you create next-level prototypes of your Emoti-Con project idea.
        • Design and Build Jam 2
          • When: 4/22 4:00PM - 6:00PM
          • Who: Middle & High school students (Ages 13+)
          • What: Calling all teams preparing for Emoti-Con! This Design and Build Jam will focus on the fundamental making skills that could help you create next-level prototypes of your Emoti-Con project idea.
        • Creative Computing Lab Experience, Powered by RBC Foundation USA
          • When: 5/27 4:00PM - 6:00PM
          • Who: Middle & High school students (Ages 13+)
          • What: Discover the creative possibilities of technology in an exciting, hands on event for the Mouse Creative Computing lab. Join us to experiment with the limits of creative technology!

        Other Opportunities

        Mouse Conversations Series

        Beginning this February, Mouse will unveil a series of conversations designed to draw attention to the persistent lack of diversity in STEM and technology fields. These events will be attended by high-level individuals from industry, academia, government and education sectors.

        The first event in this series is chaired by Lola Banjo, Strategy and Innovation Partner at Salesforce and will take place on Tuesday, February 18, 5:30PM at Xandr.

        Guests will hear from experts from education and corporate sectors during a panel entitled “Confronting tech’s diversity gaps from K-12 to corporate." Panelists to be announced shortly.

        The 2020 Diversity in Tech Awards

        The Diversity in Tech (DIV) Awards is a celebration of those that are championing the nationwide movement to increase diversity across the technology industry.

        Celebrate this special time with Mouse on Wednesday May 20, 2020.

        To learn more email for media inquiries, sponsorships, and all other requests.

        Start your Mouse Membership!

        Mouse provides membership options to fit every budget in order to empower learning communities everywhere to reach and see their potential to create with technology and make meaningful change, locally and globally.

        Your Mouse Membership will give you access to Mouse Create, our online learning platform designed for young people to build the skills they need to apply design and technology creatively to the world around them. Your membership includes STEM + computer science courses aligned to standards, online support, and digital badges for students to share their achievements.

        Mouse Microprojects

        Blue image with three dark blue gears and white text reading "Mouse Microproject"

        Microprojects are monthly, bite-sized challenges for members of our national network to get creative with free web tools and technology. Mouse Microprojects are mini competitions released throughout the school year and cover a wide range of topics, including creating your own font, animated name, avatar, and many more. Winners will receive a prize for their site and recognition on the Mouse Wire!

        Dream your movie, learn HTML & CSS, and code your movie poster into reality in the Cinema Coder microproject! Get started >

        Mouse Design League

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        Mouse Design League is a design and technology program in which high school students create inventions to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Design League is comprised of high school students with diverse interests and backgrounds, who gain applied design, technology, workplace, and leadership experience.

        Learn more about joining the Design League program at Mouse HQ in Manhattan via the link below. To get information about other Design League programs in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Minneapolis or Jersey City, or if you would like info about starting your own Design League, please contact Maggie at

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