Partnership with

Chelmsford Public Schools teams up with to launch a comprehensive expansion of coding in Grades K-12.  The curriculum is used at various times in all grade levels with a particular focus each December as we join the worldwide initiative known as “Hour of Code” which introduces Chelmsford students to coding as an enjoyable, educational activity to raise student awareness of  programming which is available to all ages.

The partnership provides new opportunities for professional development and training for Chelmsford teachers, in addition to creating a sustainable program via a community of support for the teachers. Hadi Partovi, the founder of personally reviewed every application and chose Chelmsford as one of the top 10% to participate in this program. In addition, is donating the teacher training and materials.

Dr. Marilyn Sweeney coordinates the technology curriculum for the Chelmsford Public Schools and is working with to expand student-coding skills and computer science education.

The goal of the Chelmsford Public Schools is to support educational innovation and provide 21st-century skills that empower students to become successful adults. Chelmsford offers computer programming instruction in Grades 1-12, which includes several courses in computer programming and computer science at the high school. is a non-profit dedicated to expanding computer science education by making it available in more schools. Their vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to have access to computer science education. believes computer science should be part of the core curriculum in education, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry, and algebra. More information about is available on their website at