Hello! My name is Eva, and I am in the class of 2024 at Rosenblatt High School. I love learning about computer science and all types of engineering in general! In 4th grade, I was introduced to Scratch through my school, and I have been into coding ever since. I am also on the FIRST Robotics Team 3932, The Dirty Mechanics. I am so glad I am able to teach other kids Scratch through canCode, just as I had been taught Scratch when I was younger. It is amazing to see kids who are so excited and engaged in coding!
My name is Semyon Baykov and I am a student at West Boca High. Coding is my greatest passion, which developed early on in my
childhood and has been growing ever since. I am excited to share my knowledge and experience with canCode students!
projects like in-game HUDs and NPC AI, and have never stopped learning new things about coding!
Seeing new students develop an excitement for coding proved to me that joining canCode was one of the best decisions that I've ever made! I am very happy to be a part of the team!
My name is Chelsea Liebenthal and I am in the West Boca Raton High School class of 2023.
I am very passionate about computer programming, robotics, mechanical and aerospace engineering,
science, music, volunteering in my community, and art! I am part of the Dirty Mechanics robotics
team 3932 and love to work on all types of projects.
Teaching for canCode and getting to know the students is always the highlight of my week. Helping younger students learn valuable skills is something I really enjoy doing!
My name is Logan Albala a current student at West Boca Raton Highschool in Palm Beach County Florida. I joined canCode as I found it a great opportunity to share my passion for coding with newer generations.
Coding has been a great influence in my life and will continue to influence my future. I really want to get more people into coding just because of how great it is and I think teaching kids how to code early
While teaching I've seen many different students each with their own passions for coding and guiding them through different curriculums has been a great experience and one that I can't wait to do again.
My name is Maximilian Meiler, and I'm a student of Spanish River High School's class of 2022. To me, programming is so appealing because it represents the perfect fusion between logical problem-solving and creative expression.
I joined canCode after winning their 2021 Hackathon, intrigued by the idea of sharing the opportunity of coding to those who may never have otherwise been introduced to it. For me, canCode is the ideal volunteering experience. Being able to creatively impact the organization while inspiring young learners is an incredibly satisfying and fulfilling application of my love for tech.
Hi, my name is Aditya and I am a canCode instructor and student at West Boca Raton Highschool. From a young age I've had a passion of coding that I have desired to share with others. I wish to help other kids who have the
I joined canCode to fuel my hunger for coding and to help others realize hidden talents and passions of their own, as they may do the same as me in the future.
My name is Justin Berke and I'm in the class of 2022 at American Heritage. I discovered programming in 6th grade when my teacher introduced me to Scratch, but it wasn't until I took a coding course in 9th grade when
I realized my passion for programming. Since then, I have learned Java and Python and researched topics such as AI and game development. Some of my other interests include cyber security, physics, and mathematics.
I joined canCode to give students the chance to discover how great programming is. I'm glad to have the opportunity to teach students how to code, and I hope they will come to love programming.
I am an 11th grade student at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) High School where I take college level advanced math and computer science classes. I have enjoyed programming since I was 6 years old and know Python, C++, C, C#, Swift, and Scratch. I also enjoy machine learning and AI and currently am an undergraduate researcher at the FAU Machine Perception and Cognitive Robotics (MPCR) lab. I am working on a paper that I hope to publish this year. In my free time I play video games, Dungeons and Dragons, tennis, and golf with my friends.
My name is Sienna Gaita-Monjaraz. I am 17 years old and a junior at FAU where I study Computer Science. I started robotics at the age of 7 where I was first introduced to coding languages Java and Python. I have been teaching coding to kids since 2019 and am a lead Instructor at code ninjas as well as software lead on FRC Team 3932 The Dirty Mechanics. In my free time I do AI research at the College of Engineering, hold workshops for FAU's Society of Women's Engineers, and go to robotics meetings/competitions. I was very lucky to get into coding at a young age and to have the resources to learn more coding languages. I started working with canCode to help provide those resources to children and make STEM more accessible. I believe that teaching children and giving them the tools they need to succeed is the best way to give back to a community.
We are looking for new teachers to help us on our mission. We need people in 8th grade and up who are passionate about computer programming, and specifically about teaching children how to code. Would you like to sign up? If so, please visit the contribute page.
My name is Noah Rubin, and I am in the class of 2021 at the Claire and Emanuel G. Rosenblatt High School at Donna Klein Jewish Academy in Boca Raton, Florida. I have a passion for engineering, computer science, and community service. In 2016, I started canCode as a way to share my passion for computer programming.
I started canCode when I saw the gap in most traditional elementary schools - no computer programming logic introduction or instruction. That’s where canCode comes in! Through canCode workshops, I can share my passion and inspire kids! Read my extended bio here.
My name is Nikita Pavlenko, and I am in the class of 2022 at Saint Andrews School in Boca Raton, Florida. My interests include Computer Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, and music.
I have been a member of the FIRST robotics team 3932 (The Dirty Mechanics) since my freshman year. My dream is to start something that can have a positive impact on people in the world.
I joined Cancode because it is a good cause that I saw potential in and I enjoy spreading my passion for computer science and programming to other people. Read my extended bio here.
Ethan Is a passionate 10th grader who loves teaching and technology. During his 9th grade year attending Olympic Heights High School he became aware of canCode and was immediately drawn to the program because of its combination of both his passions. Additionally, Ethan is a member of FIRST Robotics Team 3932 (The Dirty Mechanics) and heads up the IT team, leads the Data Recon Team and has been offered the opportunity of lead technician of the drive team. In his free time he engineers new worlds and develops automation within Minecraft. Read his extended bio here.
My name is Gabriella Davis, and I’m a student at Olympic Heights graduating class of 2022! My relationship with programming had a rocky start but after a while I’ve grown to truly appreciate the subject and really enjoy teaching it as well. Today, I’m an active member of the FRC community for two years and this helps me with teaching too! Along with robotics I also actively participate in debate competitions every month and have achieved high placements before. In the future, I’m looking forward to potential careers in engineering or law, and I hope to encourage kids to pursue their interests in whatever they choose!
My name is Chris Colella and I am a student at Saint John Paul II Academy graduating in 2023.
I’ve always enjoyed anything that had to do with computers, and my passion was further explored
when I was introduced to scratch in elementary school. This interest led me to explore programs
like C++, Java, and mostly Python.
By teaching at CanCode, I am able to share this passion with other kids, and hopefully have at least one of them look into a career having to do with coding.
My name is Luca Qumsieh and I am a student at Saint Andrew’s school graduating 2023.
My first experience with programming was in the 6th grade when my science teacher
I learnt Python and now I am starting HTML and CSS. I am currently part of the FTC team at
Saint Andrew’s. My main passions are engineering, programming, physics, math, and history.
What I want to achieve in life is everyone to be educated, especially in programming. Through canCode, I can do this because it gives all kids an opportunity to learn to program. Because they get this opportunity, I hope they get a passion for programming, and someday become a programmer in whichever field they choose.
I’m in tenth grade and am enrolled at G-star school of the arts.
I love learning new skills relating to technology, art, music, and code, and I also
love teaching and working with scratch. I have been working with scratch for over 6
years and I also was a junior counselor in a scratch class at Digi-Camp over the summer
last year. I’m part of the FIRST Robotics Team 3932 (The Dirty Mechanics) and am in
charge of the art and design team.
In my free time I make music, code games with different game engines like Unity, mess around with different projects on scratch, use different modeling and animation tools like Maya to make projects and play with my friends on Minecraft on a server I made and oversee. I’m excited to be part of canCode and can’t wait for the next opportunity to teach scratch.
My name is Megan Enriquez and I am a student at Grandview Preparatory School graduating in 2022.
I am passionate about community service, and STEM. Outside of canCode I am a team Captain of the
FIRST Robotics Competition Team Dirty Mechanics, the Founder of PERIOD at Boca Raton, and the
President of the Grandview Prep Key Club.
I really enjoy teaching with canCode because it’s exciting to see students become confident in themselves by creating their own programs that they can be proud of.
My name is Keanu Brayman. I am a 10th grade Home-School student. I have always had
an interest in technology and programming. Ever since learning the basics of Scratch when I
was eight, I have been working with different programming languages and developing digital
projects. Some of my interests include 3D design and animation, robotics, and astrophysics.
In addition, I am a member of FIRST Robotics Team 3932, The Dirty Mechanics.
I really love being able to teach kids about coding, giving them skills that will be invaluable in their futures. Learning about programming at an early age is an amazing opportunity that everyone should have. I always look forward to teaching at canCode!
My name is Harys Dalvi and I am a student at
American Heritage Boca Delray graduating 2021. When I was six years old, I was introduced to Scratch programming. At first, I was very confused. Although I had all the coding blocks in front of me, I didn’t understand what code was! I learned slowly because I didn’t have a teacher. I want to change that.
My name is Alex Mark and I am a student at
American Heritage High School graduating 2021. I first learned programming in 6th grade when I taught myself Java using online tutorials. Since then I
Before middle school, I had not even heard of programming. Once I learned how to program, I was shocked that more schools weren't teaching it. I want to give kids the chance to do things that other people don’t start until college. Read my extended bio here.
My name is Alex Gaynor and I am a student at Spanish River High School graduating in 2021. I first learned coding in elementary school in a very basic program. Then, in 6th grade, my keyboarding teacher showed us a basic coding game; I had so much fun with it and this
sparked my interest. My largest passions are in math, engineering, and computer science. Read my extended bio here.
My main goal in life is giving everyone the same opportunity and canCode is all about this. Every child through canCode is given the opportunity to experience coding as I did. It's so powerful watching the children have so much fun doing what you are passionate about and did as a kid.
My passion in life is computer science. I love programming and know how to program in Java and Python. I am experienced in applying my programming skills with Raspberry Pi, Robotics, Arduino, and Android Studio. With Android Studio, I have made a unique planner app that is currently on the Google Play Store called Plan4Success. You can check it out with this Google Play Store link.
My name is Akhil Deo and I am a part of the class of 2021 at North Broward Preparatory School. I
am also an IB Diploma candidate. In fifth grade, I started learning how to code in Scratch. I
didn’t realize what everything meant or how it all worked, but I was able to figure it out
and coding is now my greatest passion. Now, I know Java, Python, HTML and CSS.
When I learned about Cancode, I was eager to become an instructor. I want everyone to have the opportunity to learn Scratch just like I did. I believe that coding is such an essential skill in this day and age and everyone should learn how to code. Outside of school and cancode, I am the Founder and President of my school’s Cybersecurity team, the President of the Computer Science Club and the Captain of FIRST Tech Challenge team 9986. I am also the Secretary of the NBPS Engineering Club and a Member of FIRST Robotics Competition team 5410.
My name is Jacob Abramchaev, and I am in the class of 2022 at the Claire and Emanuel G. Rosenblatt High School at Donna Klein Jewish Academy. I was first introduced to the Python programming language through a CodeAcademy course. After finishing the course along with all the projects I just wanted to do more. I built a web app, and when I got an iPhone I was inspired to learn Xcode. Through canCode, my goal is to introduce younger children to the wonders of Computer Programming and to inspire them to do more.
Hi! My name is Yakov Wahnich and I am a high schooler at Donna Klein Jewish Academy in Boca Raton, graduating in 2021. I was first introduced to Scratch through a basic programming class it took during elementary school. I loved the program, thought it was fun, and always wanted to learn how to do more with it. This sparked an interest in me to pursue coding and engineering, which has turned into my passion! Every child should have that opportunity, just as I did.
Through canCode, your child will have a blast learning how to program. Scratch is a great foundation for your child if they find coding interesting and have the desire to continue doing it down the road. At canCode, we create a fun and safe learning environment for your child and simplify learning materials so every child can easily understand and absorb each lesson. We hope to see you here soon!
My name is Nash Zheng and I am in the class of 2020 at Spanish River High School.
I was first introduced to computer programming sometime in middle school. I remember learning how to use
Scratch and the joy that came with making my sprite move around on the screen. Learning
Through canCode, I want to help other kids experience the fun and excitement around coding as early as possible. My goal is to inspire them to explore coding as they get older and to hopefully, discover a passion for it. Read my extended bio here.