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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...

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02 Mar

We’re Hiring a Development and Outreach Coordinator!

Albany Can Code is proud to announce a partnership with AmeriCorps VISTA Program at Siena College to hire a Development and Outreach Coordinator. The Development and Outreach Coordinator will focus on growing ACC’s capacity to establish and promote pathways to tech careers by designing and implementing a successful strategy for raising funds; expanding and sustaining ACC’s outreach by managing and maintaining...

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...