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Roslyn, NY

17-21 Lumber Rd #3, Roslyn, NY 11576
Across from Long Island Sports Center
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The Coder School has Remote and In-Person Options Available!

Hey super-parent! We're happy you're looking for options to get your kids learning to code. It's SUCH an amazing skill to learn and will help your kids in more ways than you can imagine! We're super excited to be bringing Silicon Valley's #1 kids coding program to the area to help your kids get going, so read on and let's get our kids coding!

At theCoderSchool, we want to do more than just teach coding. We want aspiring coders to use their new found passion as a stepping stone to thinking outside the box, as a way to channel their ideas in a creative way and most importantly, to have fun. Interested? Fill out the form and we'll be in touch shortly to tell you more!

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Who is theCoderSchool

Code Coaching®

Code Coaching® is our core philosophy, and what our school is all about!  We believe that every student is different, and that kids should learn in the way that works best for each child. How? Our Code Coaches® - they're the magic sauce!  Unlike some coding schools, we don't just leave the kids in front of a computer, expecting the software to teach them how to code. Nor do we force all kids to go through the same curriculum or projects, regardless of their skills and interests. Instead, our Code Coaches® customize their lessons for each child, and focus on a 2 on 1 mentee-mentor relationship with our kids so our students can get the focused attention they need.

Code Coaching® works for kids of all ages and skill levels, from novice to advanced. From game development to web apps, Python to Java, or even niche technologies like AI and beyond, our Coaches can help your kids achieve their goals.

Sessions run one or two hours a week (your choice), at the same time every week on a schedule that works for both you and our assigned Coach. Check out our video for more info!

Coding Lessons for Kids in Roslyn, NY

Coding takes practice, and we believe getting kids to code consistently throughout the year is the only way they'll really learn to code. theCoderSchool has a staff of over 700 Code Coaches all around the country, so we know a thing or two about mentoring students in computer science. That's why our after-school coding classes for kids revolve around this relationship, providing a long-term mentor in a Code Coach to teach kids to code, from someone who's an expert coder themselves. Conveniently located in the Historic Village of Roslyn on Long Island, minutes from the clock tower and Gerry Park, theCoderSchool Roslyn serves kids from great schools in both the Roslyn and Port Washington School Districts. Our location is close to lots of amazing kids activities including a Little Gym, MunchKIDS, and Kidville - so come by and bring the whole family! Looking for other locations on Long Island? Be sure to check out our Bayside or Syosset schools.

Programs at theCoderSchool

Our coding school's flagship after-school program, Code Coaching®, combines a super-small 2:1 teaching ratio with individualized curriculum so kids are able to move at their own pace, doing things that interest them most. We Code Coaching is our premium program, we also offer a more traditional Code Class for those looking for either software driven or static curriculum teaching in a larger ratio. And during summer and holiday breaks, we offer Coding Camps. When available, programs are offered in both in-person and virtual formats. Contact us to find out more and get a free trial today.

What Kids Learn

We believe that every student learns in his or her own way, not only in what they want to work on, but how fast and how much. Our Coder Tree® is a visualization of our students' learning options as they grow and a sampling of some of the topics we teach. Find more details about what kids are learning by checking out our Coder Tree®.

Tracking Progress

Our suite of proprietary tools* chart weekly progress by tracking concepts and apps, and longer term progress by identifying skills to build their individual Coder Tree®. Get an idea of our progress tools by clicking through a Sample Student's Student Portal to see for yourself.

* Used by participating locations, check your location for availability

Apps We Build

Congressional App Challenge

Each year, theCoderSchool partners with the Congressional App Challenge, a nationwide coding contest run by districts of the U.S. Congress. Take a look at our recent winners, or ask about our App Gallery to see more apps!

  • Drone/AI social distance detection
    2020 Winner - Buffalo NY
    Drone/AI social distance detection
  • Teen job/volunteer matching
    2020 Winner - St Louis MO
    Teen job/volunteer matching
  • 3D Max Game in HTML
    2020 Winner - Folsom CA
    3D Max Game in HTML
  • Note taking for online learning
    2020 Winner - Las Vegas NV
    Note taking for online learning
  • Help make food decisions for health
    2020 Winner - Buffalo, NY
    Help make food decisions for health
  • Distribute restaurant leftovers
    2020 Winner - Syosset NY
    Distribute restaurant leftovers
  • Webapp using real-time weather
    2020 2nd Place - St Louis MO
    Webapp using real-time weather
  • Assess COVID wellness
    2020 3rd Place - Syosset NY
    Assess COVID wellness
  • Checkbook balancing
    2020 Hon. Men. - Westerville OH
    Checkbook balancing
  • 3D Platformer Game
    2020 Best Prez - Pasadena CA
    3D Platformer Game

2021 Summer Camps

Let's get ready for summer camps! Our camps are run in our school from 9am-3pm Mon-Fri. Kids bring their own lunches or purchase weekly meal plans and we'll take care of the rest! Kids code throughout the week then demo their week's creations later that afternoon. What better way to get your kids out of your hair in the summer?!

And guess what, we're offering our early-bird discount of $100 off for a limited time only. Just use the code CAMPSROCK2021 at checkout! Sign up now!

Camp registration may be cancelled up to 60 days prior to the first day of the start of camp for a full refund. Cancellations made up to 30 days prior are eligible for a 50% refund.

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Additional camp offerings at our other locations.

Syosset., Bayside., Commack., Short Hills.,

Please note that our enrollment is currently capped at 50% capacity. In order to ensure that you reserve your spot sign up today

(Looking for more details? You can also read more about our main camps.)

Scroll table to see all 9 camps
Week Format Camp Ages Price
6/28 -7/2 Full Day In-person Coding Robots in Scratch The field of robotics is absolutely booming. Everything from cars to thermostats and appliances are all tied to robotics and hardware engineering. If you're excited by the thought of being an Aerospace engineer at NASA or designing the next robotic creation, then you can get a nice start on the right path with our camp. It generally will culminate in a robot competition whether it's racing through a maze or a timed activity. mBot is a STEAM education robot and is the standard robot for this camp. Click here to learn more. Ages 7-10 Ages 7-10 $649 $549
(Use Code CAMPSROCK2021)
7/6 - 7/9 Full Day In-person Mobile Madness (4 Day) From the day Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone in 2007, smart phones have been slowly taking over all of our worlds. Our Mobile Madness camp gets our intermediate coders introduced to the world of mobile app development by coding mobile apps loaded on an Android-based mobile phone. Each student will receive a basic Android phone that they can keep. Intermediate coders only, please. Click here to learn more. Ages 11+ Ages 11+ $649 $549
(Use Code CAMPSROCK2021)
7/12 - 7/16 Full Day In-person Python Startup We don't have a pet snake for our schools, so we'll settle for introducing you to Python, one of the most popular coding languages today. Start slowly or code fast, this camp is for our intermediate coders – no Python experience necessary! Click here to learn more. Ages 10+ Ages 10+ $599 $499
(Use Code CAMPSROCK2021)
7/19 - 7/23 Full Day In-person Raspberry Pi Jam Jam to the coolest credit card sized gadget, the Raspberry Pi4. Explore cool stuff you can do with a tiny computer, which (depending on the instructor) may include controlling physical stuff like light sensors, Python with Minecraft or other fun stuff! Each student will receive a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B that they can keep. Intermediate coders only. Click here to learn more. Ages 9+ Ages 9+ $699 $599
(Use Code CAMPSROCK2021)
7/26-7/30 Full Day In-person Lego Robotics This camp will bring together future software developers, engineers and entrepuneurs to build an application for good. A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is a design sprint-like event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers, project managers will collaborate and create a project. The goal of a hackathon is to create usable software by the end of the event. Ages 9+ Ages 9+ $649 $549
(Use Code CAMPSROCK2021)
8/2 - 8/6 Full Day In-person Games are Awesome We'll be using cool drag n' drop languages like Scratch or Snap to create some awesome new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. Each Games Are Awesome will have different themes. Click here to learn more. Ages 7-10 Ages 7-10 $599 $499
(Use Code CAMPSROCK2021)
8/9 - 8/13 Full Day In-person Webrox Everything's about the web these days, and that's why Web Rocks! Code with all the base web technologies like HTML/CSS and Javascript, learn how the internet and file transfers work, and get your pages uploaded to our servers for public viewing! Novice or intermediate coders. Click here to learn more. Ages 8+ Ages 8+ $599 $499
(Use Code CAMPSROCK2021)
8/16 - 8/20 Full Day In-person Games are Awesome We'll be using cool drag n' drop languages like Scratch or Snap to create some awesome new and classic games! Aimed at our newbie and novice coders. Each Games Are Awesome will have different themes. Click here to learn more. Ages 7-10 Ages 7-10 $599 $499
(Use Code CAMPSROCK2021)
8/23 - 8/27 Full Day In-person Python Startup We don't have a pet snake for our schools, so we'll settle for introducing you to Python, one of the most popular coding languages today. Start slowly or code fast, this camp is for our intermediate coders – no Python experience necessary! Click here to learn more. Ages 10+ Ages 10+ $599 $499
(Use Code CAMPSROCK2021)

Our Testimonials

  • "Great learning experience! Love the individualized attention "
    Laura C., Syosset, NY
  • "The kids did not even realize they are learning because they are having fun."
    Rhonda F., Manhasset Hills, NY
  • "The school is genuinely interested in inspiring younger children in the community to learn the fundamentals of programming and older children to apply it to real life scenarios and case studies. "
    L. A., Syosset, NY
  • "I recently had the privilege to watch kids 9 and up present at the coder fair. It was inspiring to see kids present their projects on complex platforms with such ease, finesse and confidence. "
    Darshana J., Syosset, NY
  • "Another thing that's great is they also focus on non technical topics like communication, planning and presentations."
    Paul L, Melville, NY
  • "The program is comprehensive and user-friendly. "
    Constance M., Syosset, NY

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Our Upcoming Events

In-Person Summer Camps

Camps will be released on Pi Day (3.14) Take advantage of our early-bird discount CAMPSROCK2021 for $100 off.

Contact Us

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17-21 Lumber Rd #3, Roslyn, NY 11576
Across from Long Island Sports Center
Monday: 3:00 – 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 3:00 – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 3:00 – 7:00 PM
Thursday: 3:00 – 7:00 PM
Friday: 3:00 – 7:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday: Closed
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Meet our GM

Diana Plotnitzky

Hi! My name is Diana Plotnitzky, and I'm the General Manager of The Coder School in Roslyn. I graduated from Northwestern University and have over 10 years experience building partnerships in the design, motion imagery and emerging technology fields. I am a lifelong learner who is inspired by innovation, creativity and making positive connections in our communities and the world around us.

As a parent in the Roslyn community, and a Robotics and Girl Scouts mentor, I’m passionate about our children having many opportunities to grow and learn while having lots of FUN!

I look forward to helping your child follow their own path in coding and technology, be inspired, problem solve, share ideas with one another, and thrive at their own pace. The Coder School is a place designed to nurture both creativity and critical thinking, and I can’t wait to welcome your family! Please reach out to me anytime at

Meet Our Owner

Noreen Kazi

My name is Noreen Kazi and I’m the owner of theCoderSchool of Roslyn. I am an active Long Island parent that is excited about bringing this dedicated coding program to our students. I have experience as a community leader and organizer and I have spent over 20 years creating educational curriculum and leading programs focused on ensuring that our youth are ready to be tomorrow’s leaders.

Through my experience designing educational curriculum, I have had the privilege of seeing how technology has positively impacted curriculum development. What I love about coding is that it drives innovation – coding provides students with the ability to take an idea that they have, make that idea come to life, and then share that idea with millions of people. Additionally, coding can provide a cross curricular benefit by improving student’s math skills as they start to visualize and break down problems from other angles. I truly believe that Long Island is at the cutting edge of educational innovation and I am excited about bringing this offering to our kids. You can reach me anytime at

Meet Our Senior Advisor

Nisha Bhalla

My name is Nisha Bhalla and I am the Senior Advisor of theCoderSchool of Roslyn. I still remember learning how to code in Linux and was fascinated with the collaboration and support of the programming community as we all looked to build a better program, together. Technology has continued to drive significant change and the ability to code is a skillset that every student should have.

I am so excited about bringing this program to Long Island in a setting that is both educational and fun. As a graduate of Harvard Business School, I have seen firsthand the way technology has impacted the future of all industries from farming to healthcare and I can’t wait to bring this knowledge to our students. Additionally, I have over 10 years of experience working in product development roles at various Fortune 500 companies and start-ups and I am thrilled about sharing this career knowledge with our students.

I’m also passionate about mentoring students on their communication and presentation skills, and I love that this program will not only teach kids how to code, but also how to engage their audiences to effectively communicate their ideas and opinions.

Our Board of Advisors

We've also assembled a team of experienced advisors to help provide oversight and guidance. Read more about who they are, and don't be surprised when they come in as speakers for our school events!

Meet Our Code Coaches® Too!

We've got plenty of Coaches, and tons of Comp Sci experience tucked inside! Who's the best Coach for you? I guess you'll have to come on in for a free trial to find out! Roll over a pic to see if we jotted down their background!

Ready to be a Code Coach?

Are you passionate about working with kids? Good with coding languages like Python, Javascript, Java or similar? Willing to learn the amazing world of drag 'n drop languages like Scratch? Then you might be a great fit for us! At theCoderSchool, our coaches are our product. It's your experience with coding, and more importantly your mentorship through teaching that drives our program. Ready to see what the buzz is all about? Fill out our short form below and let's go!
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Briefly Tell Us About You

We're always looking for great Code Coaches. Find out more about how to apply today.

What is theCoderSchool? We are an after-school drop-off (and virtual) program for kids learning to code - a coding school! There's after-school kung fu. There's after-school music lessons, sports, art, tutoring, Chinese, you name it, it's out there. But coding for kids? We're among the first of many, and the largest in Silicon Valley with more locations on the way around the country. The future will be ever more dependent on technology so let's get our young generation ready. Learn to Code, Change the World®.

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