Announcements

13 Aug

Registration is Underway for Fall 2020 Computer Coding Courses at AlbanyCanCode and KingstonCanCode

Inaugural course in Kingston and three classes in Albany will be presented virtually; training supports growing tech job opportunities as the remote workplace rapidly expands Albany and Kingston, NY – AlbanyCanCode and KingstonCanCode, part of a nonprofit organization creating a new generation of software coders in New York, today announced the opening of registration for the Fall 2020 session, which...

13 Aug

AlbanyCanCode holding virtual fall software programming courses

AlbanyCanCode holding virtual fall software programming courses  via Times Union TROY — AlbanyCanCode and the new KingstonCanCode software programming educational nonprofits are holding fall courses online starting Sept. 14. The front-end web development course that KingstonCanCode is offering in partnership with SUNY Ulster will be its first-ever. Front-end web development includes creating the user interface on a web application....

13 Aug

How can the Albany region build a more diverse workforce? Start with the talent pipeline

How can the Albany region build a more diverse workforce? Start with the talent pipeline  via Albany Business Review Diversity, equity and inclusion remain top of mind for the Albany region’s business leaders — particularly following national protests against racism and police brutality. An Albany Business Review analysis concluded there is a lot more work that needs...

AlbanyCanCode Summer 2020 Coding Camps
24 Jun

AlbanyCanCode Summer 2020 Coding Camps

Looking to keep the kids engaged this summer? Look no further!! AlbanyCanCode is offering two coding summer camps in partnership with some amazing organizations! We don’t have all of the details finalized at the moment but will share with you what we have confirmed so far. Registration is now open for the following Summer Camps: *Note: These summer camps will be held virtually, using a 100%...

ACC & BOCES Yes You Can Code Summer 2020 Program
22 Jun

Yes! You Can Code! Summer 2020 Program

Exciting and fun new opportunity for students to learn basic coding skills to develop a computer game. Students will develop computer games in Python while learning basic coding skills Instructions will be provided for each game, with an opportunity for students to get creative and personalize each game by adding new features and rules along the way. VIRTUAL half-day code trainings with...

AlbanyCanCode Launches Expansion With Introduction of KingstonCanCode
17 Jun

AlbanyCanCode Launches Expansion With Introduction of KingstonCanCode

Fueled by investments from Facebook and WDI, KingstonCanCode is the Hudson Valley’s only comprehensive program for computer coding and digital literacy instruction, workforce training and development, and career connections Kingston, NY – AlbanyCanCode, a nonprofit dedicated to creating a new generation of software coders, today announced the organization’s first expansion outside of New York’s Capital Region with the launch of...

Why We Do This Work
12 Jun

Why We Do This Work

We join our partners, colleagues, families and friends in solidarity with the black community as we reflect on this moment of heartache in our nation. We are adding our voice as we seek to reinforce and deepen our commitment to underrepresented individuals, and grow in our understanding of what is needed ahead. Let us not measure the timeliness of our...

AlbanyCanCode is Pleased to Announce That Registration is Now Open for Summer 2020!
06 May

AlbanyCanCode is Pleased to Announce That Registration is Now Open for Summer 2020!

This summer students can apply for either Front End Web Development or Python for Data Analytics. Both classes are good entry points for a student wishing to learn to code for the first time. In Front End Web Development, our most popular class, students learn the technical skills necessary for user interface (UI) development and wire framing. Students will develop skills...

Albany Can Code is expanding its efforts to build digital job skills
05 May

Albany Can Code is Expanding its Efforts to Build Digital Job Skills

Albany Can Code is expanding its efforts to build digital job skills via Albany Business Review Albany Can Code is moving its digital literacy classes online and expanding access in upstate New York. The workforce development effort is forming partnerships in the Capital Region and Hudson Valley in order to offer its classes through county career centers. “The work...

26 Mar

Albany Businesses Turn To Web Amid COVID-19 Closures

Albany Businesses Turn To Web Amid COVID-19 Closures   via WAMC/Northeast Public Radio The coronavirus pandemic has essentially shut down everyday life for many in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered the closure of or restricted the operations of schools, restaurants, bars, gyms, and movie theatres across the state – forcing Capital Region residents and...