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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...

ACC Facebook Investment 2020
20 Jan

AlbanyCanCode Receives Investment from Facebook to Jump-Start Expansion Across New York State

The organization will use $50,000 grant – Facebook’s first in the Capital Region –  to scale successful tech training and fuel workforce & economic development opportunities statewide Albany, NY – AlbanyCanCode, a nonprofit dedicated to creating a new generation of software coders, today announced a significant investment from Facebook that will accelerate its expansion across New York state. With the...

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11 Nov

Veteran Scholarship Program

AlbanyCanCode is committed to aiding our Veterans by providing access to quality training to those wishing to start a new career in the tech sector. We offer a range of classes at differing levels, taught by industry professionals. Local employers visit classes to serve as mentors, and provide valuable networking opportunities. Our staff provides career counseling, resume review, and guidance...

18 Jan

AlbanyCanCode ‘Class of Fall 2018’ Graduation

Students and friends of AlbanyCanCode gathered on Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at the SEFCU Headquarters – Dora Maxwell Center for the graduation ceremony of our Fall 2018 Class. We celebrated the hard work of our new graduating Front End Web Development and Javascript Frameworks classes. In addition, they also presented the projects they had been developing for local organizations! It...

17 Jan

Laptop Lending Library

We found that several of our new students were in need of laptops for class. We are determined to make sure that doesn’t stand in the way of their learning! So we have launched the AlbanyCanCode Laptop Lending Library.  We have been fortunate to have one donated that’s ready to be prepared for student use, but we still are in...

why the ducky?
27 May

What’s with the ducky?

Why is the rubber ducky a symbol of the software workplace? Because programming is problem solving, and sometimes, if we just have someone to listen to us talk about the problem, we can hear ourselves speak the answer. Even if that ‘someone’ is a rubber ducky. ...