At Flatiron Pre-College Academy, high school students learned the same programming skills professional developers use to build today’s most popular apps and websites. Pre-College courses challenged students and inspired creativity through hard work and passion.
Courses taught three pillars of coding:
We worked with organizations in communities to provide access to technology education for students from all different backgrounds.
Victoria was a Lead Instructor at Flatiron School Pre-College Academy. Previously, she was working as a Lead Rails Developer at Time, Inc. She grew up reading, writing, and playing sports. She graduated from university with a degree in English literature and a four-year tenure on the Women’s Varsity Lacrosse team. After a year working in publishing, she enrolled in the Flatiron School’s Web Development program.
Danny was a Lead Instructor at Flatiron School Pre-College Academy. Before joining Flatiron School, he was working at Google. Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Danny moved to the US to study public policy at Duke University. After teaching math and science for two years in inner city New Orleans public schools, Danny attended the Flatiron School and became a founding teacher on the K-12 education team.
Lyel was the the Director of K-12 and Social Impact at Flatiron School and an Adjunct Professor at NYU Stern, where he teaches Social Innovation. Lyel received his masters as a Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship in Business, Media & Technology, and Education, and holds degrees in Physics and Political Science from MIT. He is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, and currently serves on the boards of The Center for Social Innovation and The Bronx Academy for Software Engineering.
Flatiron not only taught me how to code. It also gave me opportunities to teach and meet an awesome group of people!
While we no longer offer our Pre-College Academy, it was an early step in what’s proven to be a long journey of growth for Flatiron School. Since 2014, we’ve expanded from one discipline and campus in NYC to several disciplines in campuses across the country: