New York Code and Design Academy Appoints Academic Director, Youth Programs

~ Industry Veteran, Mike Zamansky, Chosen to Execute Programming Expansion

Aug 17, 2015, 11:00 ET from New York Code + Design Academy

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Code + Design Academy has announced the appointment of Mike Zamansky as Academic Director, Youth Programs. In this position, Mr. Zamansky will develop new curriculums for summer, afterschool and weekend programming for students ages 8-12 and 13-17 and create online learning modules to support in-class learning.

New York Code + Design Academy Youth Programs, launched Q2 2014, are currently active in New York City, Westchester and East Hampton. Offerings include 2- and 4-week Code Camps and Web Development for Teens.

Mr. Zamansky has created and led the Computer Science programs at Stuyvesant High School for over 20 years. He has also trained and mentored numerous teachers and was one of the original developers of Google's CAPE program. He recently founded CSTUY a non-profit dedicated to bringing quality CS education to underserved communities in and around NYC.

"I'm excited to develop creative, unique programming for kids and teens interested in web development," said Mr. Zamansky. "I've always been impressed with what New York Code + Design Academy has done to feed into the growing tech pipeline and am thrilled to be a part of this team."

New York Code + Design Academy launched in New York City in September 2012 and is currently in a period of substantial expansion. Recently adding 2,000 sq. ft. of space to their 90 John Street location, they have also expanded nationally and internationally with new classroom locations in Philadelphia, Syracuse, and Amsterdam.

"Our goal is to bring together a community of educators, entrepreneurs, and technologists, who have a passion to use code to better the world," said Jeremy Snepar, Chief Executive Officer. "Mike fit the bill perfectly. His experience will take educational programming, for a new generation of coders, to the next level."

About New York Code + Design Academy

The New York Code + Design Academy offers hands-on, intensive workshops in web and mobile app development and UI/UX design. Whether a beginner or an experienced developer, their suite of part-time and full-time workshops helps students build a digital skill set to enhance their careers. NYCDA has locations in New York City, Philadelphia, Syracuse, and Amsterdam. For more information, visit

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