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CodeWizardsHQ Teachers

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

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Larry Cherry
Senior Teacher
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Tyler Crocker
Senior Teacher
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Claudine Choueiri
Lead Instructor
Jen, Lead Instructor
Jen Bush
Lead Instructor

Teacher Bios

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Jey Iyempandi

CEO

Jey is 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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Larry Cherry

Senior Teacher

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.


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Tyler Crocker

Senior Teacher

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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Claudine Choueiri

Lead Instructor

Claudine has been a teacher for 10 years. She decided to get two graduate degrees in Learning Technologies and Education Administration and made her way to CWHQ. She has a passion for education and student success!


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Aaron Turransky

Teacher

After spending several years working as a pharmaceutical sales representative, Aaron decided to change career paths and return to school to pursue another degree. His intention is to finish his second Masters degree in Cybersecurity in 2021 and in his free time, Aaron likes to play board games, and video games.


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Martin Batista

Teacher

Aside from teaching at Code Wizards, Martin is a piano teacher as well as an online ESL teacher. He studied coding with Visual Basic, C++, and Java in 1999 and has been hooked on coding ever since. He also freelances from time to time making websites. Martin enjoys coding in Python, JavaScript and is currently studying C#. He is focusing on coding web apps and video games.


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Alex Greer

Teacher

Alex Geer is a full stack web developer. He received a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, graduating with honors from University of North Florida. Alex says his favorite part of teaching is getting to see the next generation of problem solvers become empowered through programming. In his time off he enjoys fishing, backpacking, a good book, cooking, and movies.


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Ife Blount

Teacher

As someone who is part engineer and part creative, coding combines the best of both worlds for Ife. Nothing brings her more joy than watching her students grow confident with their coding skills and seeing them apply what they’ve learned in their projects. She believes coding teaches more than syntax, it helps students develop important life skills like problem-solving. In her spare time, Ife enjoys traveling, playing soccer, and gardening.


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Margaret Choi

Teacher

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.


Jonathan Ellis, Teacher

Jonathan Ellis

Teacher

Jonathan has programmed for most of his life and first started learning how to code due to his interest in video games. He's passionate about getting students started with programming the right way. He’s taught classes in our elementary, middle, and high school programs, but his favorite classes to teach are always the introductory ones.


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Jen Bush

Lead Instructor

Jen is a teacher and instructional coach for the last 13 years, with a Master's degree in Education. She joined the CWHQ team with a passion for student success and believes every student can possess the knowledge, skills, and confidence to thrive in a digital world.


Cynthia Ramos, Instructor

Cynthia Ramos

Teacher

Two of my favorite activities are coding and producing art. I've been teaching programming for approximately 5 years, and every day is a new adventure! Building, breaking, and debugging programs with students is something I look forward to. I enjoy hiking with my dogs, traveling, and cooking in my spare time.

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