About Arkansas Coding Academy

Whether you need to hire technical talent or are looking to reskill yourself, Arkansas Coding Academy is here for you!

Shaping the Future of Tech

Arkansas Coding Academy has been shaping the future of tech since 2016. Founded to bridge the IT skills gap identified by Arkansas Governor Hutchinson’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Computer Science Education, we offer market-driven technical training taught by industry experts. 

Our Mission

Arkansas Coding Academy provides expert-led, in-demand technology training to fuel a diverse, career-ready workforce in Arkansas.

Our Values

Guiding Students Toward a Rewarding Career in Tech

Arkansas Coding Academy teaches the technical skills companies are looking for.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking to upskill or someone completely new to coding, we’re here to support you on your path to a rewarding career in tech. With a high success rate in job placements, you can have confidence that we’ll provide you with the skills, tools, and resources you need to secure your dream job in software development.

Market-Driven Curriculum

We hire experts in the industry to teach our coding courses, and we work with Arkansas companies to ensure our course curriculum aligns with market demands. Our instructors are actively working in the tech industry, constantly learning and innovating their class curriculum to ensure that you master computer programming skills that employers are currently looking for and are able to apply them quickly in your new career.

Fully Virtual Programs

Each of our courses is fully virtual and held at convenient times in the evenings, so students from anywhere in the United States can learn coding skills, even with a family or a full-time job.

Diversity and Inclusion

Students from all walks of life come to our program with the shared interest of building a new future. We are passionate about helping students across the U.S. learn new skills and advance their careers.

Career Development & Networking

We work with our students on resume writing, online profiles, interviews, and more to help them prepare for a new career. Our program ensures students develop technical knowledge and soft skills and build a network to launch a successful career in tech.

Payment Plans

We offer payment plan options for our students, ensuring that financial considerations don’t hinder their pursuit of a rewarding career in tech.

How We Fuel a Career-Ready Workforce

Arkansas Coding Academy is a coding boot camp that provides expert-led training on in-demand technical skills. This fuels a diverse, career-ready workforce right here in Arkansas.

This is how we fulfill our mission:

Our Team

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board consists of professionals in IT, government, and education fields. These professionals provide valuable input and guidance to our program to ensure our students stand out from the crowd.

John Smith

CEO, Metova

Stephen Addison, PhD

Professor and Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Central Arkansas

Sandra Swindle

Global Chief Operating Officer, Merkle / CXM

Jeff D. Standridge, Ed.D.

Managing Partner, Cadron Capital Partners

Kenny Kinley

President & CEO, Edafio Technology Partners

Grace Rains

Executive Director, Conductor

Michael B. Hargis, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor of Management, College of Business, University of Central Arkansas

Shaneil Ealy, Ed.D., CPP

Associate Vice President, Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, University of Central Arkansas

GB Cazes

Founder & CEO, Emory Solutions LLC

Cody Waits

Director, Office of Skills Development, Arkansas Department of Commerce

Sonny Bradley

Vice President, Acxiom

Bill Yoder

Executive Director, Arkansas Center for Data Sciences

Corey Parks, MBA, PCED

Vice President of Economic Development, Conway Area Chamber of Commerce

Jay Callaway

Vice President of Branded Communications, First Orion


Alison Wish


Kaitlyn Sullivan

Marketing and Communications Specialist


Lizzy Beck

Marketing Intern


Daniel Lazenby

Web Development Instructor

Cameron Carper

Web Development Instructor

Jack Mulhollan

Full-Stack Instructor

Derrick Carruth

SQL Instructor

Coding Excellence Starts Here.

Apply now and take the first step toward a future filled with exciting possibilities in the tech industry. Don’t just learn to code; learn to thrive in the world of technology with Arkansas Coding Academy.

Your future starts here.