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Our Goal

To expand computer science education among elementary and middle school students.

About Us

We are not your traditional operation. We are a fast-paced nonprofit corporation founded for the new era, operating out of Chicago. We offer remote computer science courses to prepare the younger generations for the increasingly technological world. In addition, we provide high school and college students the chance to give back to the community.

Our Core Values

More and more organizations find themselves having to make major change to keep up in this new era. As a startup in this era, we have the speed and modernity to prosper in this environment.

  • Inclusivity
  • Accessibility
  • Quality
  • Human interaction
  • Giving back

the team

Max Sun


Even since building his own website with plain HTML and CSS, Max was intrigued by the world of computer science. Pursuing this further, he even created a national award winning game. He hopes to spread his passion with the younger generations.

Sarah Ye

Director of Outreach

With over 20 years of experience in data management and over 15 years of experience as a yoga teacher, she is very involved in the Chicago community, teaching yoga lessons, hosting yoga retreats, etc. She loves to see the passion that young folks bring, and helps Codeucate to expand its presence to benefit more children.

Philip Moore

Director of Marketing

With over a decade of experience in the nuclear industry and over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Philip has seen many companies come and go. His expertise in maintaining a brand and establishing a presence has greatly contributed to the success of Codeucate.

Shawn Chen

Director of Technology

Shawn started his IT career over 20 years ago after completing his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota, and is now working in R&D Data Solutions group at AbbVie. He brings the practical perspective when designing the lessons, and helps to link the learning/teaching from Codeucate toward application in the real world.

Henry Sun

Senior Advisor

Henry has an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, in addition to a Master’s degree in computer science. For the last twenty years, he has advised small businesses, nonprofits, and global conglomerates on business and IT initiatives. He’s providing strategic and tactical guidance to help Codeucate grow.