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06 Oct

NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR NEW AMERICANS ANNOUNCES IMMIGRANTS CAN CODE TO EMPOWER IMMIGRANTS WITH DIGITAL LITERACY SKILLS

For Immediate Release: October 5, 2020 Contact:518-486-9844 press@dos.ny.gov Follow us on Twitter @NYSDOS NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR NEW AMERICANS ANNOUNCES IMMIGRANTS CAN CODE TO EMPOWER IMMIGRANTS WITH DIGITAL LITERACY SKILLS Partnership Between ONA and AlbanyCanCode Will Provide Virtual Computer Education and Training Courses Dedicated to Immigrants Program is Designed to Prepare New Americans for Growing Career Opportunities in the Lucrative High-Tech Field  The...

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...

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...

25 Oct

MomUp! Fall 2019

On Saturday, October 19, 2019 AlbanyCanCode partnered with Girls, Inc. of the Greater Capital Region to host one of our MomUp! events, thanks to a grant provided by The Schenectady Foundation’s  Barbara J. Vivier Fund for Women. The event was held at Girls, Inc.’s Schenectady location, and included six pairs of daughters and moms who came to learn more about...

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...