Mr. Rasiej is the founder and Chairman of MOUSE
(Making Opportunities for Upgrading Schools and Education),
an educational non-profit organization started in 1997 focused on
providing technology support to public schools.
Originally a volunteer organization, MOUSE currently runs a program
called MOUSE Squad which trains students to run their school's computer
systems... helping them not only to learn lifelong skills, but also
empowering them to expanding their schools capacity in the use of
technology for education.
Mouse is active in 100 public schools in New York City and over
90 percent of the students in its programs graduate and go on to
college. Mouse has also expanded to over 20 countries around the
Mr. Rasiej has served on the 2001 New York City Board of Education's
task force on technology and has spearheaded several other innovative
projects that support efforts to bridge the "Digital Divide"
in public education.