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agenda

what is coding?
what are the challenges in coding?
do you know these coders?
what are the opportuni:es in coding?
our coding curriculum
our startup | entrepreneurship curriculum
our career readiness curriculum
our nancial responsibility | wealth crea:on curriculum
are you mentally prepared for this opportunity?
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qualica:ons and eligibility
q/a
closing remarks

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what is coding?
Youve seen the craze for
learning code. But what
exactly is coding? Coding
is what makes it possible
for us to create
computer soGware, apps
and websites. Your
browser, your OS, the
apps on your phone,
Facebook, and this
website theyre all
made with code.
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what are the challenges in coding?


Access to opportunity, par:cularly
within the technology ecosystem,
isnt always created equal.

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the challenges in coding & tech

dr. paul judge, partner, techsquare labs


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the challenges in coding & tech

dr. paul judge, partner, techsquare labs


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the challenges in coding & tech

dr. paul judge, partner, techsquare labs


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do you know these coders?

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do you know these coders?

Evan spiegel & bobby murphy, founders, snapchat


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do you know these coders?

kevin systrom and mike krieger, cofounders, instagram


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do you know these coders?

travis & troy nunnally, cofounders, brain rain labs


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do you know these coders?

candace mitchell and chanel mar:n, co-founders, myavana


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do you know these coders?

barry givens, founder, monsieur


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do you know these coders?

mark zuckerberg. founder. facebook


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do you know these coders?

adam ghe<, founder, ionic security


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do you know these coders?

dr. paul judge, partner, techsquare labs


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what are the opportuni:es?


1 million jobs by 2020
thousands of available jobs in Atlanta today

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opportuni:es in coding

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coding
ed lance & ken robinson
lead instructors
5 months

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coding curriculum

How to Program
Core Java
Object Oriented Programming
Oracle Cer:ed Associate Cer:ca:on
Agile Training (Scrum and some XP/Lean)
Rela:onal Database Fundamentals
Cer:ed Agile Prac::oner (Scrum Master)
Java Web Development
HTML, Javascript, Java Server Pages, Servlets

Student Projects / Por`olio


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the commitment
45 hours a week in class, 20+ hours of home
work each week
1000+ pages of reading
Evenings and weekends as needed
A minimum of 1200 hours!
Its hard work!
Egos get crushed
Tears happen

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entrepreneurship
darin mcaulie & rodney sampson
lead instructors

6 months

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frame of mind
Entrepreneurship is the most rewarding undertaking in the world and the
highest level of stress you will ever achieve!
Resources
rejec:on

Friends
and
family

problems
health
fa:gue
rela:onships
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idea:on
Do you innovate or re-innovate? Is it a service or product? What problem
are you solving?

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business model genera:on


Customer

Key Resources

Value Proposi:on
Key ac:vi:es
Channels
Key partners
Rela:onship
Cost structure
Revenue Streams

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fundamentals
Everybody has there hands in your pocket!

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show me the money


Everything is a simple majer of :me and resources

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its all in the delivery

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curriculum

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career readiness
anthony ynn
lead instructor

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CAREER
READINESS
for the Atlanta
Workforce
Development
Agency &
TechSquare Labs
Coding and
Cofounders School

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nancial responsibility
wealth crea:on
rod bap:ste
lead instructor

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nancial responsibility | wealth crea:on


Focus

Financial Well-Being

Favor

Assets over Income


Educa:on Savings
Homes
Businesses
Limited Use of Debt

Focus

Being Financially Capable


Having the Consistently
u:lizing them
Tools

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Program Sequence
Ini:al Financial Assessment
Series of Lessons
Development of MyAc%onPlan (MAP)
On-going support and review

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counseling
john kennebrew & hannah adams
lead counselors

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are you mentally prepared?

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are you mentally prepared?


Georgia Community Clinic is providing
mental health support to Opportunity
Youth
Our Process:
1. Assessment

CTI Measurement

2. Plan of Ac:on

Tailored, individual, family, and community oriented


goals for each par:cipant

3. 24 Weeks of group and individual therapy


sessions

Follows evidence-based techniques by licensed


therapists

4. Results

Par:cipants become mentally prepared to succeed

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are you mentally prepared?


Those eligible for counseling services
must meet at least 2 of the 3 criteria
Individual displays nega:ve behaviors
aec:ng their success in
Family connec:ons
Community
Employment
Educa:on
Housing
Health/Safety
Individual has struggled to adjust to
life aGer high school or exhibits
mental health symptoms
Individual has a history of risky
behaviors

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are you mentally prepared?


Evidence Based Prac:ces
Cogni:ve Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dysfunc:onal thoughts have a nega:ve
impact on emo:ons, behaviors and
success
We use licensed therapists and proven
techniques to boost young people into
healthier more produc:ve lives
through the power of:
Posi:ve Self Talk
Resiliency Training
Stress Management

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are you mentally prepared?


Measurement and Outcomes
Impact measurement follows the
na:onally recognized Career Thoughts
Inventory (CTI) model which surveys:
Decision-Making Confusion
Commitment Anxiety
External Conict
Expected Results:
The par:cipants will show improved
condence, ability to perform under
stress, and other life skills needed for
career readiness
Key domains for improvement:
Self Knowledge
Occupa:onal Knowledge
Decision-Making Skills
Execu:ve Processing
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orienta:on
applica:ons open
applica:ons due
WIOA documents due
no:ca:on of eligibility
rst interviews & TABE tes:ng
no:ca:on of 1-on-1 interviews
1-on-1 interviews
no:ca:on of acceptance
program begins

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12.12.15
12.12.15
12.19.15
12.21.15
12.28.15
01.12.16
01.20.16
01.28 01.29.16
02.08.16 (on or before)
03.07.16

qualica:ons + eligibility
City of Atlanta Resident
18-24 years old
Highschool diploma or GED with no post secondary degree

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12 months
Curriculum/courseware
Coding (JAVA)
Entrepreneurship
Career Readiness
Financial Responsibility
Diversity & Inclusion
Counseling & Therapy
Instructors
Mentors
Housing
Living S:pend
Experiences

Program starts March 2016.

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business development. Partnerships are tax deduc:ble via our scal agent,
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To explore partnership, please contact Rodney Sampson,
rodney@techsquare.co

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