CanCode Communities announces spring 2022 course schedule – troyrecord


ALBANY, NY – CanCode Communities, a nonprofit that trains nontraditional talent for software career opportunities, has announced its largest class program ever, with six popular classes offered for spring 2022 by four affiliates in upstate New York.

Registration is now open for spring classes, which start in February and will be delivered virtually in small classrooms, with real-time teaching and hands-on learning. The courses include Virtual Digital Literacy, the initial course which will be offered through HerkimerCanCode; Front-end web development via KingstonCanCode; Python for data analysis via SaratogaCanCode; and virtual digital literacy, front-end web development, JavaScript and SQL / ETL frameworks via AlbanyCanCode.

“We are delighted to kick off the new year with our most ambitious program to date, which includes the first course offered by HerkimerCanCode and additional courses provided by our subsidiaries in Albany, Saratoga and Kingston,” said Annmarie Lanesey, Founder and CEO of CanCode Communities. “There is clearly a significant need and strong interest in preparing underserved people for technology careers and in creating a diverse technological talent pool to serve businesses across New York City and beyond. “

The spring 2022 courses are as follows:

Virtual digital literacy. This course teaches basic computer skills, including Google Docs and Microsoft Office; use and management of electronic mail and calendars; word processing and use of spreadsheets; and use 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 area.
Course information: February 1 to April 5 (10 weeks), Tue and Thu, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Digital literacy and front-end web development. This program develops the skills covered in the Digital Literacy curriculum, but with particular emphasis on building a solid foundation for web programming. Presented by AlbanyCanCode in partnership with the Schenectady Foundation, and open to women residing in Schenectady County.
Course information: February 1 to May 24 (16 weeks), 2 nights / week for 3 hours (dates / times to be determined)

Front-End Web Development. This course builds a solid foundation in key front-end developer tools: HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, and collaborative work / version control tools Git and GitHub. Presented by KingstonCanCode in partnership with SUNY Ulster.
Course information: February 14 to May 4 (12 weeks), Mon and Wed, 5:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Python for data analysis. This course teaches the fundamental concepts of programming using the Python programming language, specifically as a tool for collecting, analyzing, and visualizing data. Presented by SaratogaCanCode in partnership with SUNY Adirondack.
Course information: February 14 to May 5 (12 weeks), Mon and Wed, 5:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

JavaScript frames. This course is an intermediate class suitable for students who have a solid foundation in JavaScript. Presented by AlbanyCanCode in partnership with Capital Region BOCES.
Course information: February 14 to May 4 (12 weeks), Mon and Wed, 5:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

SQL / ETL. This course gives students hands-on practice using SQL and ETL to manage and manipulate data, including generating reports. Presented by AlbanyCanCode in partnership with SUNY Schenectady.
Course information: February 15 to May 5 (12 weeks), Tue and Thu, 5:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

For more information and to register for Spring 2022 courses, visit


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