Application Deadline: Monday, Sept 17

Class Offerings:

Tech Prep Raspberry Pi

Tech Prep Coding


Must be able to commute & participate in all Tech Prep classes

Must be an Alameda County resident (excluding Berkeley)


Tech Prep: Raspberry Pi (Oct. 1 - Nov. 30)
  • Ages: 16-24
  • Days: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (Lab)
  • Hours: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
All accepted applicants will learn basic computer science and build computers using the Raspberry Pi. Applicants that successfully complete this class will keep their Raspberry Pi.

Tech Prep Coding (Oct. 1 - Nov. 30)
    • Ages 16-24
    • Days: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (lab)
    • Hours: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    • Location: Hack the Hood Location (439 International Blvd., Oakland, 94606)
Tech Prep Coding @ Dewey Academy (Sept. 25 - Dec. 20)
    • Ages 16-20
    • Days: Tuesday, Thursday
    • Hours: 10:09am - 11:14am
    • Location:  Dewey Academy (1111 2nd Ave., 94606)
    • Must be a student at Dewey Academy
All accepted applicants in Tech Prep Coding classes will learn the core languages of the web (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript), will be introduced to basic programming and computer science, will receive support with job searching, interviewing, and applications, will be introduced to careers in tech, and receive support for higher educational opportunities.
This course will prep you for the Code Berkeley certificate at Berkeley City College.
Still interested? Click "Next Page" to apply. 
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