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It’s official! Coding Dojo is up and running, and to roll. We’re already 3 weeks in for our first cohort, a class of students who started this September. To commemorate our opening and the new journey that our students are soon to embark on, let’s take a look back at sights and sounds of our path to launch.

 

Launch Party

Thank you to our sponsors, guests of honor, and the over 0 attendees who joined us for our launch party! It was a fun night of food, drinks and insightful discussions about the future of in Tulsa and Oklahoma state. Topics of discussion included the future of education in OK, the shortage of local dev talent, the rapid growth of developer needs from industries not directly in (such as the Bank of Oklahoma), and where the community wants to see the economy in 5 to 10 years. If you’re a local Oklahoman, you would have been proud to be there!

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Guests of Honor:

  • Mary Fallin – Governor of Oklahoma
  • Steve Bradshaw – President, CEO of BOK Financial
  • Kelvin Droegemier – Oklahoma Secretary of Science & Technology
  • Mike Neal – President, CEO of Tulsa Regional Chamber
  • Ken Levit – Executive Director, GKFF
  • Patrick Fitzgerald – Advisor to Governor of OK

Sponsors:

 

Open Houses

Thank you to everyone who joined our Open Houses! We had a great talking with the community about Coding Dojo, and answering all your questions about our program. A bootcamp is a big decision after all! For more info about our programs, visit codingdojo.com. Or sign-up for our next Open House!

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Learn to Code Workshops

Thank you to our workshop attendees for coming out and supporting programming education. The future of tech talent starts with education, and having fun doing it. From your first PACMAN game in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to learning the basics of Java, we had a blast working through these projects with everyone. Looking forward to all our future workshops! To sign-up, check-out our meetup page for upcoming events. Stay tuned!

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Looking Forward

This is only the beginning! In due time, together we’ll grow our little-known tech community into one of the tech hubs in the region. To join this journey, check-out our upcoming coding workshops to get your feet wet in programming, or join our next Open House. Our next cohort also starts this January 2018.

Thanks for all the support, Tulsa! It’s been an amazing journey, and we look forward for everything to come.



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