Coding Temple
WIOA

CREATING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH CODING

WHAT IS CODING TEMPLE THROUGH WIOA?

Coding Temple is a Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act training provider that aims to prepare students for in-demand tech jobs. Coding Temple is providing a reduced rate only for WIOA qualified applicants.

Our 10-week software development coding bootcamp is aimed specifically at displaced workers and low income families. The bootcamp takes a fully immersive project-based approach to teach students the skills necessary to pursue a career in software development or Data Analytics.

The cohort objectives include learning to program Python within the Flask framework, SQL Databases, and front-end development with JavaScript.

DAILY SCHEDULE

Full Time
  • MONDAY TO FRIDAY
  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • 10 WEEKS
Part Time
  • MONDAY TO FRIDAY
  • 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • 12 WEEKS
PAYMENT PLANS
FULL TIME & PART TIME TUITION
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PAY IN FULL
Full Class Discounted to $12,000 ($2,000 off our full time price)

$8,000 COVERED BY WIOA | $295 FOR PYTHON CERTIFICATION

  • DEPOSIT

    $1000 / Loan for $3,000
  • NO DEPOSIT

    Loan for $4,000
  • DISCOUNT

    $2,000
PAY IN FULL
$9,000 ($1,000 off our part time price)

$8,000 COVERED BY WIOA | $295 FOR PYTHON CERTIFICATION

  • DEPOSIT

    $1000
  • DISCOUNT

    $1,000
FULL TIME
PAY IN FULL
Full Class Discounted to $12,000 ($2,000 off our full time price)

$8,000 COVERED BY WIOA | $295 FOR PYTHON CERTIFICATION

  • DEPOSIT

    $1000 / Loan for $3,000
  • NO DEPOSIT

    Loan for $4,000
  • DISCOUNT

    $2,000
PART TIME
PAY IN FULL
$9,000 ($1,000 off our part time price)

$8,000 COVERED BY WIOA | $295 FOR PYTHON CERTIFICATION

  • DEPOSIT

    $1000
  • DISCOUNT

    $1,000
WHAT TO EXPECT
Do I have what it takes to achieve my goals?

Coding Temple provides students hands-on experience in building applications in a small classroom setting using the most up- to- date technology with instructors with years of industry experience. There is an admissions process, and students will need to demonstrate a level of aptitude that will allow them to succeed. Candidates are students of all ages, from diverse backgrounds and career levels.

WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR? HOW DO I QUALIFY?

Students over 18 years of age, of any occupation or technical knowledge level can enroll in this program. We are successfully building a talent pipeline for Chicago’s software development and data sector.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) authorizes employment and training services for adults, dislocated workers, and youth through formula grants administered by the Department of Labor (DOL) to states. States may use a portion of these funds to carry out any of the statewide employment and training activities such as implementing innovative programs and strategies designed to meet the needs of all employers (including small employers) in the State and developing strategies for effectively serving individuals with barriers to employment.

WIOA PARTICIPANT PROGRAMS
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Adult

PROGRAM PURPOSE

To increase the employment, job retention, earnings, and career advancement of U.S. workers by providing quality employment and training services to assist eligible individuals in finding and qualifying for meaningful employment, and to help employers find the skilled workers they need to compete and succeed in business.

TARGET POPULATION

  • Low Income Individuals
  • Basic Skills Deficient Individuals
  • Public Assistance Recipients
Dislocated Worker

PROGRAM PURPOSE

To provide quality employment and training services to assist workers who have been laid off or have been notified that they will be terminated or laid off in finding and qualifying for meaningful employment, and to help employers find the skilled workers they need to compete and succeed in business.

TARGET POPULATION

  • Individuals who have been terminated or laid off through no fault of their own
  • Separating service members
  • Individuals who are displaced homemakers
  • Individuals who are military spouses of active duty service members and who meet certain criteria.
Youth

PROGRAM PURPOSE

To assist out-of-school youth and in-school youth with one or more barriers to employment prepare for post-secondary education and employment opportunities, attain educational and/or skills training credentials, and secure employment with career/promotional opportunities.

TARGET POPULATION

  • Out-of-school youth (OSY) who is: not attending school, age 16-24, and has one or more barriers to employment;
  • In-school youth (ISY) who is: attending school, age 14-21, is low income and has one or more barriers to employment.
Incumbent Workers

PROGRAM PURPOSE

Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) under WIOA provides both workers and employers with the opportunity to build and maintain a quality workforce and increase both participants’ and companies’ competitiveness. It is a type of work based training and upskilling designed to ensure that employees of a company can acquire the skills necessary to retain employment and advance within the company, or to acquire the skills necessary to avert a layoff. There is an employer matching requirement.

TARGET POPULATION

  • Incumbent worker training is responsive to the special requirements of an employer or a group of employers in partnership with other entities for the purposes of delivering training to help avert potential layoffs of employees or increase the skill levels of employees, so they can be promoted within the company and create backfill opportunities for the employers.
Adult

PROGRAM PURPOSE

To increase the employment, job retention, earnings, and career advancement of U.S. workers by providing quality employment and training services to assist eligible individuals in finding and qualifying for meaningful employment, and to help employers find the skilled workers they need to compete and succeed in business.

TARGET POPULATION

  • Low Income Individuals
  • Basic Skills Deficient Individuals
  • Public Assistance Recipients
Dislocated Worker

PROGRAM PURPOSE

To provide quality employment and training services to assist workers who have been laid off or have been notified that they will be terminated or laid off in finding and qualifying for meaningful employment, and to help employers find the skilled workers they need to compete and succeed in business.

TARGET POPULATION

  • Individuals who have been terminated or laid off through no fault of their own
  • Separating service members
  • Individuals who are displaced homemakers
  • Individuals who are military spouses of active duty service members and who meet certain criteria.
Youth

PROGRAM PURPOSE

To assist out-of-school youth and in-school youth with one or more barriers to employment prepare for post-secondary education and employment opportunities, attain educational and/or skills training credentials, and secure employment with career/promotional opportunities.

TARGET POPULATION

  • Out-of-school youth (OSY) who is: not attending school, age 16-24, and has one or more barriers to employment;
  • In-school youth (ISY) who is: attending school, age 14-21, is low income and has one or more barriers to employment.
Incumbent Workers

PROGRAM PURPOSE

Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) under WIOA provides both workers and employers with the opportunity to build and maintain a quality workforce and increase both participants’ and companies’ competitiveness. It is a type of work based training and upskilling designed to ensure that employees of a company can acquire the skills necessary to retain employment and advance within the company, or to acquire the skills necessary to avert a layoff. There is an employer matching requirement.

TARGET POPULATION

  • Incumbent worker training is responsive to the special requirements of an employer or a group of employers in partnership with other entities for the purposes of delivering training to help avert potential layoffs of employees or increase the skill levels of employees, so they can be promoted within the company and create backfill opportunities for the employers.
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Adult

  • AGE & OTHER

    18 years or older
    Customer is requesting
    individualized services.

  • WORK STATUS

    Authorized to work in U.S.

  • SELECTIVE SERVICE

    If male, registered as required.

  • LOW INCOME

    A. Family income at or below 100% of poverty line or 70% lower living standard (Priority) or 200% of poverty line (Beyond Priority)
    Meets one of the following criteria:

    • Customer receives or is a member of a family that receives (currently or in the past six months) one of the following
      1. a) TANF, or
      2. b) SNAP, or
      3. c) SSI, or
      4. d) Other public assistance; or
    • Foster Child; or
    • Homeless; or
    • Receives or is eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunch; or

    B. Deficient in Basic Skills

Note: Individual with a disability must be considered family of one for income determination purposes, if family income exceeds 200% of poverty and 1-4 above do not apply.

Dislocated Worker

  • AGE & OTHER

    There is no age limit.

    Customer is requesting
    individualized services.

  • WORK STATUS

    Authorized to work in U.S., and
    1. Terminated or laid off, eligible for or exhausted UI and unlikely to return to industry or occupation; or

    2. Lost job from permanent closure or substantial layoff of a plant, facility or enterprise; or

    3. Was self-employed and now unemployed because of economic conditions or natural disaster; or

    4. Displaced Homemaker; or Spouse of a member of Armed Forces who lost employment due to permanent change in duty station or is unemployed, underemployed and has difficulty finding or upgrading employment.

  • SELECTIVE SERVICE

    If male, registered as required.

  • LOW INCOME

    Income test not required for eligibility or service .

In School Youth

  • AGE & OTHER

    A. 14-21 years old andB. Attending compulsory school andC. Low-Income andD. At least one of the following apply:

    • Deficient in Basic Literacy Skills; or
    • Homeless, Runaway; or
    • In foster care or aged out of foster care; or
    • Pregnant/Parenting; or
    • Offender; or
    • Has a disability; or
    • An English language learner.
  • WORK STATUS

    Authorized to work in U.S.

  • SELECTIVE SERVICE

    If male, registered as required.

  • LOW INCOME

    A. Family income at or below 100% of poverty line or 70% lower living standard; orB. Meets one of the following criteria:

    • Customer receives or is a member of a family that receives (currently or in the past six months) one of the following:
      1. a) TANF, or
      2. b) SNAP, or
      3. c) SSI, or
      4. d) Other public assistance; or
    • Foster Child; or
    • Homeless; or
    • Receives or is eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunch; or
    • Lives in a high poverty census tract.

Note: Individual with a disability must be considered family of one for income determination purposes if family income exceeds youth income criteria and 1-5 above do not apply.

Out of School Youth

  • AGE & OTHER

    A. 16-24 years old andB. Not attending compulsory school andC. At least one of the following apply

    • School Dropout; or
    • Youth who (a) received HS Diploma/equivalent and (b) is low-income and (c) is Deficient in Basic Literacy Skills or is an English language learner; or
    • Required to attend school but has not attended for at least the most recent complete school year’s calendar quarter’; or
    • In foster care or aged out of foster care; or
    • Pregnant/Parenting; or
    • Subject to the juvenile or adult justice system; or
    • Has a disability; or

    Requires additional assistance to complete an educational program, or to secure and hold employment (must also meet low income requirements)

  • WORK STATUS

    Authorized to work in U.S.

  • SELECTIVE SERVICE

    If male, registered as required.

  • LOW INCOME

    Low income required only if using C. 2. or C. 9. from “Age & Other” column
    A. Family income at or below 100% of poverty line or 70% lower living standard orB. Meets one of the following criteria:

    • Customer receives or is a member of a family that receives (currently or in the past six months) one of the following:
      1. a) TANF, or
      2. b) SNAP, or
      3. c) SSI, or
      4. d) Other public assistance; or
    • Foster Child; or
    • Homeless; or
    • Receives or is eligible to receive free or reduced-price lunch; or
    • Lives in a high poverty census tract.

Note: Individual with a disability must be considered family of one for income determination purposes if family income exceeds youth income criteria and 1-5 above do not apply.

PARTICIPANT TRAINING PROGRAMS

All participant training programs must be provided by an Eligible Training Provider that will lead to an employment related placement. All participant training programs must be certified and include a target occupation(s) from the current Demand Occupation Training List. Successful proposals will identify the industry recognized credential(s) that will result from the training. If the training does not lead to an industry recognized credential, the applicant must provide a description of how the training will lead to unsubsidized employment or post-secondary education. Applicants are alo encouraged to expand career pathway opportunities through accelerated training and work-based learning. The requirements for Eligible Training Providers and industry recognized credentials do not apply to on-the-job training or incumbent worker training.

CODING TEMPLE ADMISSION PROCESS

The goal of admissions is to make sure you’re ready for the challenges of the program, and that Coding Temple is the right fit for you. We look for motivation, how well you work with others, and perseverance. Once you complete your application, we’ll do a Skills Assessment to understand your level of tech knowledge, and determine the amount of preparatory work you might need to do before class starts. This assessment will be factored into our admissions decision.

This is followed by an interview with one of our community managers, before we make the final admissions decision.

  • 01
    APPLY

    Fill out your application so we can get to know your goals.

  • 02
    ADMISSIONS CALL

    After your application is submitted, you’ll receive a call from the admissions team so we can get to know you better.

  • 03
    SKILLS ASSESSMENT

    After speaking with the admissions team, you will complete an assessment of your problem-solving skills and basic HTML proficiency.

  • 04
    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

    We’ll conduct an assessment to determine your eligibility for federal funding to support your career goals.

  • 05
    ADMISSIONS DECISION

    Once you have completed your skills assessment, the admissions team will review it and update you on your admittance status.

  • 06
    PROGRAM ADMITTANCE

    A program director will contact you with all of the details you need to succeed in beginning your new career in software development!

  • 01
    APPLY

    Fill out your application so we can get to know your goals.

  • 02
    ADMISSIONS CALL

    After your application is submitted, you’ll receive a call from the admissions team so we can get to know you better.

  • 03
    SKILLS ASSESSMENT

    After speaking with the admissions team, you will complete an assessment of your problem-solving skills and basic HTML proficiency.

  • 04
    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

    We’ll conduct an assessment to determine your eligibility for federal funding to support your career goals.

  • 05
    ADMISSIONS DECISION

    Once you have completed your skills assessment, the admissions team will review it and update you on your admittance status.

  • 06
    PROGRAM ADMITTANCE

    A program director will contact you with all of the details you need to succeed in beginning your new career in software development!

WIOA ADMISSION PROCESS

Once you are approved by coding temple:

WIOA PROCESS
  • 01
    FIND YOUR PARTNER HUB

  • 02
    ATTEND VIRTUAL ORIENTATION

  • 03
    TALK WITH YOUR CAREER COACH

  • 04
    FILL OUT WIOA FORM

    Prove Financials

  • 05
    BE DETERMINED ELIGIBLE AND SUITABLE FOR WIOA

  • 06
    GRANT IS APPROVED

    Start Your New Career in TECH!

  • 01
    FIND YOUR PARTNER HUB

  • 02
    ATTEND VIRTUAL ORIENTATION

  • 03
    TALK WITH YOUR CAREER COACH

  • 04
    FILL OUT WIOA FORM

    Prove Financials

  • 05
    BE DETERMINED ELIGIBLE AND SUITABLE FOR WIOA

  • 06
    GRANT IS APPROVED

    Start Your New Career in TECH!

10 WEEKS OF FULL-STACK SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

PRE-WORK

Introduction to Python, Git & HTML/CSS
WEEK WISE CURRICULUM SCHEDULE
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Week 1
  • HTML/CSS- HTML & CSS
  • Workflow
  • Management (Trello)
  • WCAG Validation
  • Media Queries
  • Bootstrap
  • LESS
  • SCSS
WEEK 2- 5
  • Back End Development of Python + Flask (Back-end)
  • Basic to Advanced Python using Object Oriented Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms
WEEK 6
  • JavaScript + Angular (Front-End)- User Friendly Web application with Loops
  • Functions
  • Recursion
  • Chrome Developer Tools
  • Console
  • Jquery
WEEK 7 - 8
  • SQL DATABASES
  • Entity-Relationship Diagrams
  • Normalization
  • SQL Express
  • Advanced SQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • sqLite
WEEK 9
  • Data Analytics with Python
WEEK 10
  • Capstone Project
  • Mock Interviews
CAREER SERVICES

Whether you’re applying for your first job or you’re transitioning between industries as a displaced worker due to the COVID-19 pandemic,, we understand that building a career is a life-long process. We know it is a challenging process and can be particularly so for those candidates who often face barriers to training, employment and career advancement. This program is specifically meant to provide a career path for these participants. They will have access to a wide range of services, such as one-on-one sessions with a career advisor, open forums with industry leaders, and comprehensive job-hunting workshops.

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Resume Preparation

Students will work with the career coach to practice behavioral questions, conduct mock interviews, perfect their ninety second pitches, and build self confidence. The career coach will provide feedback for improvement.

Mock Interviews

The instructor will provide whiteboard questions every day to start the class session. The whiteboard questions will be comparable to interview questions that students may be asked. During week 10 of the program, the instructor will meet with each student and individually conduct a 1 hour technical whiteboard interview.

Behavioral Interviews

Students will work with the career coach to practice behavioral questions, conduct mock interviews, perfect their ninety second pitches, and build self confidence. The career coach will provide feedback for improvement.

IKM Technical Assessment

The second part of the interview process is normally a technical assessment that is given to students. At the end of the program, all students will be able to take a practice IKM assessment to get a better understanding of where their skill-sets are, but they will also be able to have the opportunity to understand what a technical assessment will look like.

1-1 Mentoring/coaching

Instructors, the teachers assistant, student relations, the career coach, and alumni will take part in providing 1-1 mentoring for students. They will be there to help answer any questions and provide the proper guidance. If students are struggling in any aspect of the interview process, our team will work with them to improve their skill-set whether it is behavioral or technical. We will keep practicing and following up with students until they are comfortable and confident in their skills.

Alumni Network

Coding Temple has a vast alumni network. Throughout the program, alumni will come in and provide interview tips to all of the students. They will also be referrals for open positions at their companies.

Employer Network

Coding Temple works directly with a variety of companies from some of the top corporations in the world to smaller startups in Chicago to help students get connected and employed after graduation. Our vast network of connections have built trust in Coding Temple to provide quality talent because of how successful our students have been at their respective Companies.

Student Showcase Week

Coding Temple will invite companies and recruiters to attend the 11th week of the program. Each company will have the opportunity to meet with each student 1 on 1. The student will present their final project to the recruiters. The goal of the showcase week is to connect the recruiters with the students and for the students to figure out where they can see themselves after Coding Temple . After the presentations, the recruiters will decide who they want to bring in for a final interview.

Hackathons

We will work with non profit organizations in arranging a hackathon for the program. The hackathon is a great way to practice the new skills the students will learn at Coding Temple.

Linkedin

The career coach will work with the class to help update their LinkedIn profile and provide helpful tips and guidance on how to best use Linkedin.

Resume Preparation

Students will work with the career coach to practice behavioral questions, conduct mock interviews, perfect their ninety second pitches, and build self confidence. The career coach will provide feedback for improvement.

Mock Interviews

The instructor will provide whiteboard questions every day to start the class session. The whiteboard questions will be comparable to interview questions that students may be asked. During week 10 of the program, the instructor will meet with each student and individually conduct a 1 hour technical whiteboard interview.

Behavioral Interviews

Students will work with the career coach to practice behavioral questions, conduct mock interviews, perfect their ninety second pitches, and build self confidence. The career coach will provide feedback for improvement.

IKM Technical Assessment

The second part of the interview process is normally a technical assessment that is given to students. At the end of the program, all students will be able to take a practice IKM assessment to get a better understanding of where their skill-sets are, but they will also be able to have the opportunity to understand what a technical assessment will look like.

1-1 Mentoring/coaching

Instructors, the teachers assistant, student relations, the career coach, and alumni will take part in providing 1-1 mentoring for students. They will be there to help answer any questions and provide the proper guidance. If students are struggling in any aspect of the interview process, our team will work with them to improve their skill-set whether it is behavioral or technical. We will keep practicing and following up with students until they are comfortable and confident in their skills.

Alumni Network

Coding Temple has a vast alumni network. Throughout the program, alumni will come in and provide interview tips to all of the students. They will also be referrals for open positions at their companies.

Employer Network

Coding Temple works directly with a variety of companies from some of the top corporations in the world to smaller startups in Chicago to help students get connected and employed after graduation. Our vast network of connections have built trust in Coding Temple to provide quality talent because of how successful our students have been at their respective Companies.

Student Showcase Week

Coding Temple will invite companies and recruiters to attend the 11th week of the program. Each company will have the opportunity to meet with each student 1 on 1. The student will present their final project to the recruiters. The goal of the showcase week is to connect the recruiters with the students and for the students to figure out where they can see themselves after Coding Temple . After the presentations, the recruiters will decide who they want to bring in for a final interview.

Hackathons

We will work with non profit organizations in arranging a hackathon for the program. The hackathon is a great way to practice the new skills the students will learn at Coding Temple.

Linkedin

The career coach will work with the class to help update their LinkedIn profile and provide helpful tips and guidance on how to best use Linkedin.

WHAT YOU’LL GET FROM THE PROGRAM

Coding Temple provides an opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to drastically improve their careers and lives in a short period of time while received financial assistance.

  • WHAT TO EXPECT

    To be successful you don’t have to have any prior history with coding. No matter the experience level of an applicant, we are looking for students who are excited to learn new things and be available to put in 40-60 hours a week.

  • A TYPICAL DAY

    While on campus, the average day will consist of the whiteboard, assignment review, classroom discussions, lectures, technical quizzes, programming exercises, and real-world projects. Some of the concepts discussed include HTTP, Databases, Libraries, Frameworks, DRY Code, Pair Programming, and Design Patterns.

  • WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

    The 10 Week Full-Stack Development Course provides a thorough primer on all of the tools and technologies required to envision, design, build, test, analyze, debug and deploy completely functional web applications and data analytics.

  • SHOWCASE WEEK

    At the end of the course students will show off their capstone projects to Employers, Recruiters, HR and Developers. The showcase week will consist of presentations, 1-1 interviews, and Q&A’s.

  • WHAT TO EXPECT

    To be successful you don’t have to have any prior history with coding. No matter the experience level of an applicant, we are looking for students who are excited to learn new things and be available to put in 40-60 hours a week.

  • A TYPICAL DAY

    While on campus, the average day will consist of the whiteboard, assignment review, classroom discussions, lectures, technical quizzes, programming exercises, and real-world projects. Some of the concepts discussed include HTTP, Databases, Libraries, Frameworks, DRY Code, Pair Programming, and Design Patterns.

  • WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

    The 10 Week Full-Stack Development Course provides a thorough primer on all of the tools and technologies required to envision, design, build, test, analyze, debug and deploy completely functional web applications and data analytics.

  • SHOWCASE WEEK

    At the end of the course students will show off their capstone projects to Employers, Recruiters, HR and Developers. The showcase week will consist of presentations, 1-1 interviews, and Q&A’s.

PYTHON PROGRAMMING

WHAT IS PYTHON? PYTHON IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES ACROSS VARIOUS INDUSTRIES. IT IS EASY TO UNDERSTAND, ADAPTABLE ACROSS VARIOUS PLATFORMS, AND IS FREQUENTLY USED BY COMPANIES SUCH AS PAYPAL, GOOGLE, AND NETFLIX.

Its high-level built-in data structures make it very attractive for rapid application development, mobile app development, web development, machine learning, data science, scientific computation, and cloud infrastructure.

Simply put, the Python programming language is useful and in high demand amongst many industries such as technology, medical, mechanical and many others.

WHY LEARN PYTHON

It is one of the easiest programming languages to read, write and learn. It’s a great programming language for beginners and can be quickly picked up by experienced developers. Furthermore, the average Python developer salary is $92,000 (Glassdoor), and that’s not including the benefits, which according to Daxx brings it up to an enticing average six-figure salary of $116,379. Do keep in mind that your location and experience level will affect your salary.

DEMAND

The tech industry is always shifting, and you’re probably asking yourself, “Will Python still be an existing option five, ten or twenty years down the road?” It’s natural to seek a lucrative career path that gives us security. Luckily for us, with Python being so versatile, it can be used in all sectors of the technology industry.

Whether it’s web development with Flask or Django, data science with libraries for Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Neural Networks, there are many ways to implement the language of Python. According to Robotiqs blog, it is #2 in the top 10 programming languages to learn for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

For this reason, many companies are making the move to Python development over previous competitors.According to Forbes Magazine, Technical Skills with the Biggest Increases in Demand, Python grew in demand by 456% from 2011 to 2015.

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