Over the last 4 years, the Iron Yard has led the code school industry in preparing students for careers as software developers. The industry as a whole is still young and its leaders face the challenge of a nascent market, as well as the demands facing all institutions in the higher education marketplace.
In considering the current environment, the board of The Iron Yard has made the difficult decision to cease operations at all campuses after teaching out remaining summer cohorts. We will finish out summer classes completely, including career support.
While our journey is coming to an end, we will always take pride in the thousands of people our staff helped to launch new careers.
Raleigh is a major center for high-tech and biotech research, and was named the number one "fastest growing city for technology jobs” in 2012. To prepare the next generation of developers for the many opportunities in the Research Triangle area, we offer coding classes at campus locations in both Durham and Raleigh.
Have a couple hours? Get your feet wet and try your hand at some code.
Doug Hughes is a programmer, polyglot, tinker, and autodidact. He comes to The Iron Yard after 10 years working as an independent consultant and owner of a boutique software consulting business. Through his career he has worked with dozens of companies.
Lexi comes from the fine arts and visual communications world and was a freelance photographer and designer in New York City before moving to North Carolina. She is passionate about storytelling and loves to create beautiful things for the Internet.
Heather came to The Iron Yard after gaining 12 years of experience working in proprietary education with Virginia College as an Admissions Associate and moving into a Director of Admissions role. She is excited to help others find the career path that is right for them.
Stacey’s journey started at Apple, where she completed a two-year leadership program and managed the Genius Bar support team. She discovered The Iron Yard during her time as Technical Director for a local web development agency.