Through our Dallas coding bootcamp, we teach students to become software developers while helping them grow the necessary career readiness skills to transition to meaningful jobs in tech. Our industry-aligned full-stack curriculum is taught by seasoned experts and combined with our top-rated Pathway Program™ to help people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences gain the skills and confidence to land a fulfilling software engineering or developer job. That’s why we’re a leading bootcamp for job placement rate in the country, with 90% of Tech Elevator grads working in a tech role within 180 days of graduation.
Cierra earned her BA in Anthropology from Case Western Reserve University and knows first-hand about career transitions. She jumped into the business world over academia, gaining several years of experience working as a recruiter in professional services, leading career and workforce-related programs in the Midwest and Southwest regions. Cierra lives in East Dallas, Texas with her two children, spending time at White Rock Lake, Dallas Arboretum, and neighborhood parks.
Andrea brings an educational leadership, coaching and business development background to Tech Elevator. She is a Un. of Delaware graduate currently living in Wilmington, DE. For the past 7 years, Andrea was a Senior Career Consultant and Operations team member with Careerminds Global Outplacement company. In addition, she has been a part-time instructor and has developed curriculum for the University of Delaware Professional and Continuing Studies "Power Up Your Career Seminar Series."
Ben Strubel | 2021 Graduate | Online
Since 2018, the Dallas area has been the number one market in the nation for job creation, and ranked No. 4 for technology hiring in the US. Throughout the city you’ll find startups, incubators, accelerators, and established corporations eager to hire top tech talent to stay in the region.
Dallas is home to large employers in a wide range of industries, including retail, financial services, media, and insurance – all driven by technology and in need of quality tech talent. We’re proud to work with Dallas’ top companies to connect our graduates to fulfilling opportunities to begin their careers as software developers.
The goal of the Dallas coding bootcamp is to get a job. Our new Dallas campus, located at 5960 Berkshire Ln. (in the Preston Center), will be Tech Elevator’s first-ever Blended Learning environment. Bootcamp students can access Tech Elevator’s world-class instructors through our online bootcamp, with in-person support from a career coach and supporting instructional staff. All students will also have access to the campus—to meet with other students for small group programming, whiteboarding sessions, one-on-one meetings with staff, or simply to enjoy a game night with fellow classmates. The Blended Learning campus delivers the value of Tech Elevator’s online curriculum elevated by in-person career coaching and hiring support.
Rick Anglin | 2021 Graduate | Dallas
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You will learn either the Java or C# language, depending on your bootcamp selection. By the time you graduate, you will be able to create dynamic, database-backed web applications. This will give you the foundational skills to hit the ground running as a junior web application developer.
Specific technologies you will learn include:
You can view our school catalog for more information.
Our instructors are industry professionals with an average of 20 years working as software developers. They’re passionate about helping students start their careers in tech, and are invested in their success. Stop by an Open House to meet an instructor – either remotely or at a campus.
We founded Tech Elevator as a demand-driven program designed to get you into a great career in programming. Java and C# are both widely used in software development, with a consistently large number of job openings in a variety of industries worldwide.
These two languages are excellent foundations which can act as a springboard to other languages you learn as you continue to build your career.
Both are great languages to know, but depending on your job focus, certain industries tend to use one language more than the other. As a good starting point, research types of jobs you’re interested in and check out the requirements listed in the job description. If there are certain companies you’re targeting, they may prefer one technology over the other and some basic research will give you the answer. We’re happy to talk through this more if you have questions.
Most mornings consist of lectures and learning, and lots of fresh coffee. After we break for lunch, you get to test your skills with hands-on practice. This could consist of group work, headphones-on solo work, tutoring sessions or pairing programming assignments.
The best way to learn is to do, so you’ll literally be coding from day one.
Once you’ve been accepted into Tech Elevator, we’ll be reaching out to you for best ways to prepare with exercises recommended by our instructors. In the meantime, Stanford’s Computer Science 101 is a great place to start. It’s free and can be accessed here.
Yes, you can. Our goal is to teach you how to be a developer, not just how to write code. That means you’re solving problems and thinking through solutions like a developer as you continue to practice and grow in your career. After 14 weeks, you’ll have confidence to start your career as a junior developer with the foundational code skills that will have you making an impact from your first day on the job.
Beyond the hard skills you’ll also become a well-rounded job candidate after taking advantage of our Pathway Program™, focusing on career development skills to help land your next job.
In addition to your instructor in the classroom, each campus has dedicated instructors who support extra work outside of the classroom. That means you can schedule tutoring sessions as much as you need to, ensuring you’re understanding concepts and implementing coding.
Remember, your campus director and instructors have a pretty good pulse on how you’re keeping up and will work with you if you feel like you’re getting behind or struggling in any way.
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