Thursday, 13 January 2022 15:45

CanCode Communities Announces Largest-Ever Course Schedule

ALBANY — CanCode Communities, a nonprofit organization training non-traditional talent for software career opportunities, has announced its largest-ever course schedule, with six popular classes being offered for Spring 2022 through four affiliates across upstate New York. 

Registration is now open for spring courses, which start in February and will be provided virtually in small classroom settings, with real-time instruction and hands-on learning. Classes include Virtual Digital Literacy, the initial course to be offered through HerkimerCanCode; Front-End Web Development through KingstonCanCode; Python for Data Analytics through Saratoga CanCode; and Virtual Digital Literacy, Front-End Web Development. JavaScript Frameworks, and SQL/ETL through AlbanyCanCode. 

Spring 2022 courses are as follows: 

Virtual Digital Literacy: This course teaches basic computer usage skills, including Google Docs and Microsoft Office; use and management of email and calendars; word processing and spreadsheet use; and using the web to conduct safe and productive internet job searches. Presented by HerkimerCanCode in partnership with Herkimer College, Herkimer County, Herkimer Working Solutions, and the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, and open to all residents of the Mohawk Valley region. 

Class info: Feb. 1 – April 5 (10 weeks), Tuesday & Thursday, 6-8 p.m. 

Digital Literacy and Front-End Web Development: This program develops the skills covered in the digital literacy curriculum, but with a specific focus on building strong foundations for web programming. Presented by AlbanyCanCode in partnership with the Schenectady Foundation, and open to women residing in Schenectady County. 

Class info: Feb. 1 – May 24 (16 weeks), 2 nights/week for 3 hours (dates/times TBD) 

Front-End Web Development: This course establishes solid foundations in key tools of front-end developers: HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, and collaborative workplace/version control tools Git and GitHub. Presented by KingstonCanCode in partnership with SUNY Ulster. 

Class info: Feb. 14 – May 4 (12 weeks), Monday & Wednesday, 5:45-8 p.m. 

Python for Data Analytics: This class teaches fundamental programming concepts, using the programming language Python, specifically as a tool for collecting, analyzing, and visualizing data. Presented by SaratogaCanCode in partnership with SUNY Adirondack. 

Class info: Feb. 14 – May 5 (12 weeks), Monday & Wednesday, 5:45-8 p.m. 

JavaScript Frameworks: This course is an intermediate class suitable for students who have a strong foundation in JavaScript. Presented by AlbanyCanCode in partnership with Capital Region BOCES. 

Class info: Feb. 14 – May 4 (12 weeks), Monday & Wednesday, 5:45-8 p.m. 

SQL/ETL: This course gives students hands-on practice utilizing SQL and ETL to manage and manipulate data, including generating reports. Presented by AlbanyCanCode in partnership with SUNY Schenectady. 

Class info: Feb 15 – May 5 (12 weeks), Tuesday & Thursday, 5:45-8 p.m. 

For more information and to register for Spring 2022 classes, visit www.cancode.org/courses

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