Our Vision

Have our students work together in an open, collaborative environment where they feel encouraged to take risks and complete original projects with the goal of preparing them for success in their future.

Our Mission

We strive to expose our students to STEAM education in order to help them discover new interests, talents and possible career paths.

Core Values

Small groups, hands-on projects, a bully-free environment, and a collaborative teaching approach.

Meet Our Admin Team

Rob Kissner


Rob has been involved in digital media arts for 15 years. Graduating from Emerson College in Media Production, Rob managed a historic recording studio and worked with artists like Katt Williams, The Jonas Brothers, and Duran Duran.

Previously working for Apple, Rob has experience teaching everything from Mac basics to professional software.

Nick Sceusa

Director of Operations

Nick grew up in Manhattan spending most of his free time playing videos games, reading books and watching movies. At some point during his youth, computer graphics technology started to improve, making big impacts on movies and games. He was fascinated by the technology and wanted to learn more.

He attended Purdue University in West Lafayette to study Computer Graphics Technology. After earning his Bachelors of Science and spending some time in the workforce he joined the DAE in 2012.

Emily Angell

Marketing Director

Emily is Marketing & Communications Director by day and a singer/songwriter by night. Emily graduated from City College of New York with a BFA in Music & Audio Production.

She enjoys running obstacle course races and creating motivational music. Emily has been with The DAE since 2012.

Lory Murariu

Creative Director

Lory graduated from SUNY Purchase with a BA in New Media. In 2014 she interned at The DAE, helping in the 3D Printing classes. While always having an interest in art & tech of all forms, she wished there were more opportunities as a kid to explore technology.

Now she helps out with the daily operations and creates graphics, posters and more.

Meet Our Instructors

Will Jamieson

Programming Instructor

Will grew up in Eastchester and has a degree in Mathematics/Computer Science from SUNY Purchase. He originally interned for the DAE during college, and has now been at The DAE for over 4 years!

He enjoys movies, video games, playing Dungeons & Dragons. His favorite books are Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Sabrina Balducci

Graphic Design/Art Instructor

Sabrina grew up in the Bronx, went to college at SUNY Purchase, started interning at the DAE after finding it at the job fair, and has now been here for 3 years. Her most recent project was an art installation called Session Zero, where she showed the audience how Dungeons & Dragons works and strangers collaborated to create their own characters. She also wrote a 40 page paper on its application in therapy and learning environments.

She also enjoys knitting and archery!

Katarina Hoeger

Robotics and Programming Instructor

Katarina grew up in Greenburgh, NY. She attended Greenburgh Central 7 schools, and graduated from Woodlands in 2009. She graduated from Harvey Mudd College, in Claremont, CA with a B.S. in Mathematics in 2013, and graduated from the College of William and Mary, in Williamsburg, VA, with a M. S. Computer Science with a specialization in Operations Research in 2015.

She also composes and plays music (flute and algorithmic compositions and sound art)!

Josh Colon

3D Printing and Digital Music Instructor

Bio coming soon!

Evan Matherly

Scratch Coding, 3D Animation, and 3D Printing Instructor

Evan grew up in Ossining and moved to White Plains close to when he started high school. He found the DAE from a work program at his school, around junior year. He’s currently going to college at WCC. He’s been at The DAE for around 4 years.

He enjoys playing all kinds of video games and creating original music. 

Khalid Zahir

Programming and Robotics Instructor

Bio coming soon!

 Schools and organizations we work with

Fall Hours
Monday - Friday
12pm - 6pm
Saturdays beginning 9/21
10am - 5pm


303 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, NY 10583