Are you considering a new career in software development? JRS Coding School invites you to help turn creative thinking into productive coding.
About the JRS Coding School
Technology continues to accelerate at a rapid speed, and it has fostered an insatiable demand for leading-edge technology business products and the professionals who develop them. The JRS Coding School was established in 2016 to help bridge the gap between the demand for development expertise and the talent available in the marketplace.
How to Apply
The next 12-week coding school session begins January 23, 2017.
The admissions procedure for the JRS Coding School consists of five steps:
- Contact JRS Coding School to request more information.
- Submit an application for review by JRS Coding School Instructors.
- Complete a phone interview with a JRS staff person. The phone interview is an opportunity for applicants to share information about their background and ask questions about the program.
- Complete the pre-admissions work challenge. Applicants must complete these assignments, which introduce topics covered in Coding School. Completion of this work is mandatory and ensures a baseline level of knowledge in each class.
- Complete a Skype video interview with JRS staff: This interview focuses on logic questions to discuss the pre-admission work completed.
- Receive confirmation of admission to the program. Once an applicant has successfully completed the four steps above and is accepted to the JRS Coding School, he or she will receive a confirmation of admission.
Coding School Tuition
Tuition for the JRS Coding School is $10,000.
Coding School Faculty
JRS Coding School instructors have more than 40 years of combined professional software and development experience, including 30 years of training software development talent. JRS Coding School is led by Tom Wilson, executive vice president and chief technology innovator. Wilson has extensive experience in building and leading teams in the development of large-scale and complex healthcare web applications. He is active within the Charleston software development community, is a member of the Charleston Digital Corridor, and heads the Charleston CoderDojo, which teaches code to children. Wilson chairs the Charleston JS Meetup Group and is an instructor and lead advisor at Charleston Code Camp. He believes coding is a valuable skill, whether one plans to use it professionally or to gain an understanding of the technical world. Recently, he participated at the Syntax Code & Craft Convention, exploring Functional Reactive Programming with Rx.JS/CycleJS.
Joining Wilson as an instructor at the JRS Coding School is Trip Ottinger, who has more than 20 years of experience in the design, implementation and consultation of custom business software solutions spanning multiple industries. Ottinger is a frequent presenter and guest speaker at technical conferences around the country as well as in classrooms and in e-learning formats. Earlier in his career, Ottinger was awarded the branded SQL Server presentation series within Microsoft’s Rocky Mountain District in Denver, CO.