NSS featured on CourseReport

The folks at Course Report have posted an interview with us about Nashville Software School. Course Report is a new site that is compiling information about coding bootcamps and related learning resources for code-learning movement. They were interested in what we were doing to attract under-represented groups to coding and why we had started as a non-profit.

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Back to School From Student to TA

One year ago I began one of the hardest, but most enjoyable 6 months of my life. I began the NSS Software Development Bootcamp and put myself on the path to a new career as a coder. I went from a forty-something guy with an increasingly outdated set of professional tools to having the skills I needed to enter the cutting-edge field of software development.

While I searched for the perfect opportunity after comple...

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New Tuition Option - Out-of-area Students Now Welcome!

We have introduced a new tuition option at Nashville Software School. For the first time, students have the option to fully pay in advance for our Web Developer Bootcamp. We have noticed significant demand from outside the Nashville area to attend our bootcamp; however, our original tuition option was tailored for local residents only. We have also had requests from local residents to attend the program so that they coul...

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Evening Program Update (Redux)

Note: This post has been updated since 2013. Please visit here for more info of when evening programs were first implemented.

Thanks to all of you who have contacted us with questions about our evening program. We appreciate all of the interest in evening courses and Nashville Software School.

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Now Taking Applications - January and April 2014 Bootcamps

We have opened applications for two new Web Developer Bootcamps, one starting January 2014 and one starting April 2014. We plan to continue to start Bootcamps every 3 months, which means that we will have 2 active six-month programs running at any given point in time and that we will be graduating new developers every 3 months.

The January Bootcamp start date is only a little over 2 months away so we’ll be runnin...

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Evening Program Update

As many of you know we have been planning to launch an evening program. Our hope was to launch this summer but that proved to be a bit optimistic. We do continue to actively work on plans for the evening program. At this point in time, the launch of the evening program is tied to our plans to open our own classrooms. And that plan is still coming together.

We are in active discussion of a specific location fo...

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Applications Closed for September Bootcamp 2013

We have closed applications for our third student cohort. This is the cohort which will start class in September. Applications received through Monday, 10 June are being processed. We are actively interviewing candidates but we have approximately 200 applications to process so it’s going to take us a few more weeks to complete the process. We anticipate finalizing the membership in the cohort by mid-July.

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New Start Date for Next Bootcamp

Nashville Software School announces a change in the start date for its next Web Developer Bootcamp training program. Our third student cohort will start classes on Monday, September 9, 2013. This is the class that was originally planned to start on July 8, 2013. In other words, we are delaying the start of our next Bootcamp by 2 months.

This delay will allow us to start the next class in our own classroom faci...

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