Columbia Engineering High School Coding Academy

The Columbia Engineering High School Coding Academy is an immersive 3-week, part-time course where students will build websites and games while gaining foundational programming, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. This non-credit offering introduces students to the field of computer programming through hands-on projects, creating sample portfolio pieces that can be shared with family and friends or used for college applications. 

Made to fit into students' summer schedules, the High School Coding Academy combines structured lessons, paired practice, and flexible group work throughout the week. Class sessions are led by veteran industry practitioners and mentors who can answer questions and provide insight based on real-world developer experience. Students can expect to learn a range of front end web development skills, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and more.

Instructor: Mark Thompson, software engineer and award winning instructor, is the primary instructor and he will be joined by other veteran industry practitioners and mentors.