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Our magic happens in the classroom where our teachers make a personal investment in your student’s success.

Experienced Technology Pros

We hire technology industry professionals with practical experience and a passion for teaching.

Passionate About Teaching Kids

Not only do our teachers know the material, they know what motivates and excites your child to learn.

Caring and Supportive Mentors

Our teachers are available to help you and your student via direct messaging and office hours.

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CodeWizardsHQ Teachers

We pride ourselves in being teachers first, and programmers second.

Coding for kids, CWHQ CEO Jey
Jey Iyempandi
Head Instructor
coding classes for kids, teacher alex
Alex Van Winkel
Senior Instructor
Coding Classes for Kids, Teacher Andrew
Andrew Morgan
Senior Instructor
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Ivann Grande
Senior Instructor

coding classes for kids, teacher larry
Larry Cherry
Senior Instructor

Coding classes for kids, teacher lynn
Lynn Schirmer
Senior Instructor
Coding classes for kids, teacher sabreena
Sabreena Osborne
Senior Instructor

coding classes for kids, teacher samuel
Samuel Hoffman
Senior Instructor

coding classes for kids, teacher tyler
Tyler Crocker
Senior Instructor

coding classes for kids, teacher alfonso
Alfonso Montano
Instructor

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Amber Galvanosi
Instructor
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Merline Raymond
Instructor
coding classes for kids, teacher cathy
Cathy Li
Instructor

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Justin Hutchins
Instructor
coding classes for kids, teacher thomas
Thomas Kellough
Instructor
coding classes for kids, teacher vaughn
Vaughn Fisher
Instructor
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Kyle Askew
Instructor
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Margaret Choi
Instructor

Teacher Bios

Coding for kids, CWHQ CEO Jey

Jey Iyempandi

Head Instructor

Jey is the founder and CEO of CodeWizardsHQ. He is a former Director of Marketing at Dell. He is the father of two children who are learning to code. He is inspired by the possibilities code creates in our children’s lives.


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Alex van Winkel

Senior Instructor

Alex comes from a family of teachers. His father was a teacher, and many of his uncles are either teachers or scientists. He studied Education at the Fontys Hogeschool in Eindhoven, the Netherlands and has been a teacher since 2000. He always has had an interest in computers and technology in general and created his first code when he was 12.


Coding Classes for Kids, Teacher Andrew

Andrew Morgan

Senior Instructor

Andrew is a lover of design, philosophy, and art. He had been making websites for clients across the country for 8 years. He believes education is the cornerstone of our society and is honored to be teaching tomorrow’s greatest coders.

Teacher Spotlight


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Ivann Grande

Senior Instructor

Ivann’s interest in programming started when he was 9 years old. He received his BS in Computer Science in 2017 and has always had a passion for teaching. He constantly strives to make education an interactive, fun, and engaging experience for the youth to help prepare them for future success.

Teacher Spotlight


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Larry Cherry

Senior Instructor

Larry is a former system administrator who started coding to improve and build better software for his clients. He also participates and mentors at hackathons across Texas and he is excited to share his passion for coding with all of his students.

Teacher Spotlight


Coding classes for kids, teacher lynn

Lynn Schirmer

Senior Instructor

Web design and development are what artist Lynn Schirmer does every day. For the past 12 years she has been developing original sites for a range of clients, from individuals to major corporations. She is excited to share the creative power of code with young people.


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Sabreena Osborne

Senior Instructor and Parent Liaison

Sabreena’s love for coding began while building her first website many years ago. Although she has worked extensively as a corporate trainer, her passion for working with kids and interest in coding has brought her to CodeWizardsHQ, where she enthusiastically prepares kids for a successful future.

Teacher Spotlight


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Samuel Hoffman

Senior Instructor

Sam is literally the best. He could beat Bill Gates and Steve Jobs in a coding contest. Also he’s excited to teach your young students about the wonders of The Python Programming Language.


coding classes for kids, teacher tyler

Tyler Crocker

Senior Instructor

As a video game technical animator, nothing brings Tyler more gratification than watching others enjoy his creations. With a passion for youth development brought on through years serving in Americorps, he hopes to pass on his passion to the developers of the future.


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Alfonso Montano

Instructor

Alfonso’s passion for coding began in early high school. He studied at UNC Chapel Hill to become a full stack developer and he is excited to help young students discover their passion for programming.


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Amber Galvanosi

Instructor

Amber is a self-taught Software Engineer who has worked for different Fortune 500 companies. She is a lover of all things that technology has the ability to transform. She has two kids, and shares her enthusiasm with them. She loves to see curiosity blossom when a kid learns to code. She is passionate about inspiring women to pursue tech fields.


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Cathy Li

Instructor

While studying neuroscience and computer science at UT Austin, Cathy found a love for teaching others. She began coding around the same age as many of her students, and aims to help them develop passion for their own programming journeys.


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Justin Hutchins

Instructor

Justin has been passionate about working with software and computers since he was a teenager. Justin has been teaching software and sharing his love of technology for several years. He loves sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm with others and showing people what can be accomplished with software and computers with real-world applications.


coding classes for kids, teacher kyle

Kyle Askew

Instructor

Teacher Spotlight


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Margaret Choi

Instructor

Margaret has 10 years of digital marketing and front-end web development experience. She is passionate about technology and first started coding to develop her own non-profit website helping animal rescues. Her goal is to make coding a fun challenge for kids.


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Merline Raymond

Instructor

Merline was previously pre-law but fell in love with coding before she made it to law school. She hopes to empower students by teaching them the important skill of coding so they can be builders of the technology we will use in the future.


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Nicholas Falcone

Instructor

Nick recently graduated with a dual degree in Computer Science and Criminology and is currently pursuing an MS in Digital Forensic Investigations. Nick enjoys helping new students enjoy the powerful world of programming.

Teacher Spotlight


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Thomas Kellough

Instructor

Thomas got into coding in college while obtaining his B.S. in Biology. He is a full-time high school teacher (Biology and AP Environmental Science) who enjoys coding in his free time. His favorite languages are Python and Swift as he enjoys iOS development. His latest fascination is world travel and he aims to visit as many countries as he can.


coding classes for kids, teacher vaughn

Vaughn Fisher

Instructor

Vaughn is a student at UC Santa Cruz getting his BS in Computer Science. He is so grateful to have found an opportunity to share his love for programming and to help students find their own passions.

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