CanCode Communities Announces Course Schedule for Spring 2022 – troyrecord

CanCode Communities Announces Course Schedule for Spring 2022 – troyrecord

Albany, NY – CanCode Communities, a non-profit organization that trains unconventional talent for career opportunities in software, has announced its largest-ever course schedule, offering six popular semesters for Spring 2022 through four affiliates across New York state.

Registration is now open for the Spring courses, which start in February and will be provided virtually in small classes, with real-time instruction and hands-on learning. Classes include Virtual Digital Literacy, the initial course that will be offered through HerkimerCanCode; Front end web development by KingstonCanCode; Python for data analytics by SaratogaCanCode; Virtual digital literacy, front-end web development, JavaScript and SQL/ETL frameworks through AlbanyCanCode.

“We are thrilled to start the new year with our most ambitious schedule yet, which includes the first course offered by HerkimerCanCode and additional classes offered by our affiliates in Albany, Saratoga and Kingston,” said CanCode Communities and CEO Annmarie Lanesey. “There is clearly a strong need and keen interest in preparing disadvantaged individuals for tech jobs, and building a diversified pipeline of tech talent to serve companies across New York and beyond.”

The Spring 2022 sessions are as follows:

Virtual digital literacy. This course teaches basic computer skills, including Google Docs and Microsoft Office; use and management of email and calendars; word processing and use of spreadsheets; and use the web to conduct safe and productive online job searches. Offered by HerkimerCanCode in partnership with Herkimer College, Herkimer County, Herkimer Working Solutions, the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, and open to all residents of the Mohawk Valley area.
Class information: February 1 – April 5 (10 weeks), Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Digital Literacy and Front Web Development. This program develops the skills covered in the digital literacy curriculum, but with a special focus on building strong foundations for web programming. Offered by AlbanyCanCode in partnership with the Schenectady Foundation, and open to women residing in Schenectady County.
Class information: February 1 – May 24 (16 weeks), 2 nights/week for 3 hours (dates/times to be determined)

Front web development. This course lays a solid foundation in the main tools for front-end developers: HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, Git and GitHub Workplace Controllers / Collaborative Edition. Provided by KingstonCanCode in partnership with SUNY Ulster.
Class info: February 14 – May 4 (12 weeks), Monday and Wednesday, 5:45 – 8:45 p.m.

Python for data analytics. This class teaches basic programming concepts using the Python programming language, specifically as a tool for data collection, analysis, and visualization. Presented by SaratogaCanCode in partnership with SUNY Adirondack.
Class info: February 14 – May 5 (12 weeks), Monday and Wednesday, 5:45 – 8:45 p.m.

JavaScript frameworks. This course is an intermediate class suitable for students who have a strong foundation in JavaScript. Provided by AlbanyCanCode in partnership with Capital Region BOCES.
Class info: February 14 – May 4 (12 weeks), Monday and Wednesday, 5:45 – 8:45 p.m.

SQL / ETL. This course gives students hands-on training in using SQL and ETL to manage and manipulate data, including creating reports. Provided by AlbanyCanCode in partnership with SUNY Schenectady.
Class info: February 15 – May 5 (12 weeks), Tuesday and Thursday, 5:45 – 8:45 p.m.

For more information and to register for the Spring 2022 semesters, visit https://cancode.org/courses.

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