external image indextext.gifMOUSE is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates technology-based opportunities that motivate underserved students to succeed in today’s information society. MOUSE's three main programs are MOUSE Squad, a student-driven technical support help desk program that addresses the technology needs of elementary, middle and high schools; MOUSECORPS, a youth development program designed to support the growth of leadership and career readiness for students through opportunities like advanced training, Job Shadowships, College Bound workshops, and Legacy Project; and TechSource, a research and policy initiative that provides information and leadership around critical education and technology issues facing urban districts with the ultimate goal of increasing the quality and pervasiveness of effective technology usage in public schools. Together, these initiatives support 21st century learning communities for public school students and teachers.