ACT-SO – The NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.
Ada Developers Academy – A year-long intensive school in software development for women with no previous professional experience in computer programming.
AiE – Specialist educators in games, animation, and film VFX.
Art Institute of Seattle – Providing education in design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts.
Big-Brained Superheros Club – On a mission to tap into the hidden strengths that all young people have through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM), The Big-Brained Superheroes Club (The BBSC) at Yesler Community Center in Seattle is, at its core, about community coming together to create. We’re exercising our real-life superpowers (such as our Leadership, Teamwork, and Sense of Adventure) to build a kinder, nerdier, more imaginative world.
Boots to Business – An entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The curriculum continuum includes steps for evaluating business concepts, the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan and information on SBA resources available to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance.
ChickTech – a year of opportunities for 100 high school girls to create tech projects, learn about tech careers, become part of an amazing community, and take charge of their future!
CityU of Seattle – A private nonprofit university accredited through the doctoral level. CityU is dedicated to serving the working adult and transfer student and is ranked by the U.S. News & World Report among the top 30 for online bachelor’s degree programs, and among the top 20 online programs for veterans in the U.S.
Code Builders – An immersive full-time coding apprenticeship designed to take you from scratch to an employable full-stack junior web developer.
CodeFellows – A world-class code school training web and mobile developers in industry best practices, in-demand frameworks and technologies, and more.
Coder Camps – Since 2013, Coder Camps has been preparing students for successful, rewarding careers in the field of software engineering. Through accelerated and immersive courses led by expert instructors, our students become accustomed to thinking like a developer and adapting to the dynamics of working on an Agile software team.
Coder Dojo – A global movement of free, volunteer-led, community based programming clubs for young people. At a Dojo, young people, between 7 and 17, learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and explore technology in an informal and creative environment. In addition to learning to code attendees meet like minded people and are exposed to the possibilities of technology.
Coding Dojo – Build a startup, get a job, or reinvent your career in 14 weeks.
Coding With Kids – Programs that advance students from the beginnings of computer programming to full mastery of computer science needed for the high school AP exam and beyond. They are designed to accommodate children of various experience levels and learning capabilities. Through our programs, we strive to inspire children to become innovators and creators in order to be successful in the STEM careers of tomorrow.
Companion Coding – A non-profit program based in Seattle. Companion Coding introduces low-income minority youth to careers in tech by training them to build websites for real small businesses* in their own communities. During 4-8 week “bootcamps,” young people gain valuable hands-on experience, build a portfolio, and learn about opportunities in the tech industry, as well as building critical technical, leadership, entrepreneurship, and life skills with mentorship from staff and tech professionals working in the field.
Computer Science for All – The President’s bold new initiative to empower all American students from kindergarten through high school to learn computer science and be equipped with the computational thinking skills they need to be creators in the digital economy, not just consumers, and to be active citizens in our technology-driven world. Our economy is rapidly shifting, and both educators and business leaders are increasingly recognizing that computer science (CS) is a “new basic” skill necessary for economic opportunity and social mobility.
DawgBytes – UW CSE’s K-12 outreach program, DawgBytes, introduces students and teachers to the exciting world of computer science & engineering!
Digipen – Offering degree programs in Video Game Programming, Game Design, Animation, Computer Science, Sound Design, and Computer Engineering.
Educurious – a nonprofit organization committed to education and community-based initiatives designed to ensure young people have the vision, skills, and support they need to succeed. They are actively recruiting employers to host Seattle-area youth in summer internships. Are you ready to unlock opportunity for young people? On-boarding, training, and support is provided.
eMode – We focus on the foundational principle that children must develop deep understanding of number theory at least by 3rd grade, but ideally in Kindergarten. By teaching advanced math concepts early through a fun, experiential-based program, we ensure that eMode students have the solid understanding of the requisite arithmetic, and exposure to algebra that prepares them for success and confidence in advanced math
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans – A novel, one-of-a-kind initiative designed to leverage the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans and their families. The aim of the program is to open the door to economic opportunity for our veterans and their families by developing their competencies in creating and sustaining an entrepreneurial venture. EBV was named one of the top ten entrepreneurship programs in the country by Inc Magazine.
Epicodus – Our mission is to help people learn the skills they need to get great jobs. For us, “great jobs” means jobs in growing industries that pay well and provide rewarding work. Beyond the particular skills needed to get these jobs, we aim to help our students become confident self-teachers who can adapt to changing job markets, and great communicators who will work well in teams. We focus on serving people who, by birth or circumstance, don’t have easy access to learning the skills they need to get these great jobs.
Flatiron School – An accelerated programming school that inspired a coding bootcamp industry with our tuition money-back guarantee. As we’ve proven this model can work – with nearly all job-seeking students across our programs starting fulfilling careers at companies including Google, Apple, even NASA – we’ve pushed to expand accessibility to this transformative education, offering scholarships and fellowship programs for underrepresented groups in tech. In 2015, we broadened our classroom offerings to include online learning with Learn.co, bringing the ability to change your career through code to those previously left out of the bootcamp model – full-time job holders, parents balancing schedules, students miles from the nearest hub. Our Seattle Campus is live! Join us to grow your skills in-person or online. Technology has the potential to reshape the way we learn – and we’re just getting started.
Floodgate Academy – Atraining program designed to solve the lack of diversity in the technology industry by creating a pipeline of technically proficient engineers from underrepresented communities. Through challenging curriculum based on real world scenarios and partnering with forward thinking technical organizations, Floodgate will provide students with an unmatched experience that builds a proper foundation for a long lasting career in tech.
galvanize -Our full-time learning programs in web development and data science are well-suited for those looking launch a new career as a web developer or data scientist. Galvanize’s full-time curriculum simulates an on-the-job environment, preparing you with foundational skills and real-world project experience needed to make an impact in your new job starting on day one.
Geek Girls Carrots – A global organization focused on connecting, learning and inspiring women in Tech and IT.
General Assembly – General Assembly is advancing the future of work by equipping individuals andcorporations alike with the most in-demand 21st-century skills. Offering training and assessments in web development, data science, digital marketing, and more, GA is building transparent career pathways for people, and sustainable, diverse talent pipelines for employers. With 20 locations, immersive online offerings, onsite trainings for the Fortune 500, and a global community of professionals nearly 1 million strong, GA is the leading source for training, staffing and career transitions
Global Innovation Exchange – a global partnership between major research universities and innovative corporations to develop thought leaders in innovation. The first two academic partners are Tsinghua University and the University of Washington, with early support from Microsoft. GIX develops leaders, stimulates innovation in the workforce, and helps solve technological and design challenges. It seeks to build global capacity to tackle complex problems and serve multiple markets. Graduates will have the technical and design thinking skills and business confidence to drive solutions from idea to impact.
Guide to Tinkering – Tinkering is a hands-on form of open-ended exploration to learn about how things work, how to improve them, and how to build new things. This guide offers resources and directions to help you learn how to do projects involving simple electronics, simple machines, engineering and coding.
IdeaX Makerspace – The Bellevue Library ideaX Makerspace features introductory workshops and drop-in sessions for collaboration and creation. The space encourages creativity through art, design, coding, recording, and more through emerging technologies, traditional mediums and explores the space between.
iD Tech – Summer STEM programs for kids and teens in coding, game development, robotics, and design—held at 150+ locations including University of Washington, Lewis & Clark, and more!
iUrban Teen – a nationally recognized program focused on bringing career focused education to underrepresented teens ages 13 to 18. Youth receive hands-on exposure to a variety of careers and civic engagement that step them outside of their current boundaries. Our target demographics are African American, Latino and Native American males, however, the program is inclusive of all youth. We have almost equal parity of girls that participate in our programs and also youth with special needs. iUrban Teen programs are now in Washington, Oregon, California, Texas and launching in New York in the Fall of June 2016.
Kal Academy – Our mission is to make it easier for women to build a career in the tech industry and increase diversity which is critical for innovation. We do that by providing women with affordable, accessible, and relevant training and certification, that offers lucrative career growth opportunities. Become a Software Developer in 5 months.
Koru – Graduated & Looking For A Career? Learn. Work Hard. Leave With A Job!
Lake Washington Institute of Technology – More than 40 professional and technical programs leading to high-demand career await your discovery in business & hospitality, manufacturing & transportation, design & Information technology, health science, education & human services, Bachelor’s degrees, and more! Whether you’re looking to continue your education, learn a new skill, train for a whole new career, learn about transfer opportunities, or just curious as to what we are about, come experience what Lake Washington Institute of Technology has for your future.
LaunchCode.org -offering a free alternative pathway to full-time tech employment. If you are an aspiring developer, LaunchCode can help you get to where you want to be. Watch the video of President Obama telling the story of one of their students successes.
Mesa – MESA stands Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement and has been committed to building a pathway to college and careers in science, technology, engineering & mathematics (STEM) since 1982. We develop programming and initiatives to improve diversity and retention with an emphasis on traditionally underrepresented students in STEM fields, including African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic/Latinos, Pacific Islanders and women.
Metis – Accelerating the careers of data scientists by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional developmental courses, online resources, and corporate programs.
MIT Enterprise Forum – We’re a nonprofit organization comprised of a network of local chapters that share a passion for making a difference in the world through technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. We help early-stage technology entrepreneurs succeed faster.
National Center for Women in Information Technology – Ensuring that women are fully represented in the influential world of information technology and computing.
The New York Code + Design Academy – NYCDA offers both beginners and seasoned developers hands-on, intensive workshops in web and mobile app development.
Northwest University – A regionally accredited, Christian coeducational institution offering a wide variety of associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctorate degrees
Nucamp – Bringing the best of online and in=person learning together: the low cost of online learning with the motivation and support offered by in-person bootcamps.
Operation Code – Deploy the Future. We’re the largest community dedicated to helping military veterans and families launch software development careers.
Pinchot University – We are a university committed to the common good, for people who want to transform organizations, communities or markets in ways that are practical, positive, sustainable and profitable.
Post-9/11 GI Bill – If you have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001, and are still on active duty, or if you are an honorably discharged Veteran or were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days, you may be eligible for this VA-administered program. You can also review the program pamphlet
School of Visual Concepts – A small, highly personal, Seattle-based school offering a la carte classes and workshops, as well as intensive certificate programs – lasting several weeks. We want to help you be more successful in marketing communications, web development, UX and web design, graphic design, advertising, as well as running businesses and departments that do that kind of work.
Seattle Pacific University – A premier Christian university that equips people to engage the culture and change the world.
Seattle University – A Jesuit Catholic university and law school located on 50 acres in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,200 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges.
Startup Weekend – A global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. Come share ideas, form teams, and launch startups.
StudentRND – Through years of experience and refinement, we’ve developed a model which is proven to get girls, minorities, and students of low socioeconomic status to get interested in coding, and stay interested in coding.
TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) – Partnering with 84 high schools in Washington state to deliver rigorous computer science to high school students, including high schools in Gig Harbor, Bethel, and Tacoma. TEALS is a Microsoft Philanthropies program that helps high schools build and grow sustainable computer science programs through co-teaching partnerships with tech industry volunteers.
Technology Access Foundation – A nonprofit leader in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. We use STEM as a tool for realizing social change and educational equality in communities of color and those with low income. Our targeted approach leverages in-school and out-of-school learning to address longstanding historical inequities for students of color, yet cultivates leadership and citizenship in ALL students toward equity.
TechHire Initiative a bold multi-sector initiative and call to action to empower Americans with the skills they need, through universities and community colleges but also nontraditional approaches like “coding boot camps,” and high-quality online courses that can rapidly train workers for a well-paying job, often in just a few months.
Technology Alliance – A statewide, not-for-profit organization of leaders from Washington’s technology-based businesses and research institutions united by our vision of a vibrant innovation economy that benefits all of our state’s citizens. Through programs, events, data analysis, and policy activities, we advance excellence in education, research, and entrepreneurship to support the growth of our high-impact industries; the creation of high-wage jobs; and economic prosperity for our entire state.
University of Washington – One of the world’s preeminent public universities. Our impact on individuals, on our region, and on the world is profound — whether we are launching young people into a boundless future or confronting the grand challenges of our time through undaunted research and scholarship. Ranked number 10 in the world in Shanghai Jiao Tong University rankings and educating more than 54,000 students annually, our students and faculty work together to turn ideas into impact and in the process transform lives and our world. UW is home to the Paul Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering.
Unloop – Unloop enables people who have been in prison to succeed in careers in tech
UW Foster School of Business Master of Entrepreneurship Program – The new 12-month Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is offered by the UW Foster School of Business and the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.
UW Foster School of Business Technology Management MBA– an accelerated work-compatible degree for professionals with a passion for innovation. Located in Kirkland, this 18-month program will prepare you to advance at work, launch a start-up, or completely transform your career. Learn from award-winning faculty, collaborate with a team of experienced tech-minded professionals, and connect with the largest alumni network in the Puget Sound region to take your career to the next level.
Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) – VEAP is available if you elected to make contributions from your military pay to participate in this education benefit program. The government matches your contributions on a 2-for-1 basis.
Vetstartups – Building technology focused certificate programs that can be paid completely using your military educational benefits.
Young Geniuses Academy – Seeking to inspire learning through engagement with culturally relevant, fun and educational experiences in Science Technology Engineering Art & Math (STEAM).
Youth Digital – Our mission is to teach kids coding and design concepts by creating awesome projects with cutting-edge technology. In our most popular online course, kids learn the fundamentals of Java programming by coding their own Mods for Minecraft® (for PC or Mac, sold separately).