As a graphic designer and project manager, Jessica Teaford knew a thing or two about creativity and problem solving.
So after she was laid off from her job last fall, the Omaha native put those skills to the test and … Read the rest
It was time for Jim Weigandt to re-evaluate his career path.
The Nebraska native’s position at a fast-growing tech company had been cut. He’d worked at the company in various customer support and sales roles after graduating from the University
Jordi Becerril didn’t see a lot of Latinx people working in technology when he was growing up. An avid gamer, the South Omaha native enjoyed taking apart XBoxes and Playstations to study how they worked—and to see if he … Read the rest
Connor Sabatka’s interests range widely, encompassing everything from marketing and design to science and technology. Like a lot of people with diverse interests and talents, choosing a career path was hard for Connor. But a pivotal conversation with a friend … Read the rest
Bridget Berry has lived an exciting life. The recent Interface grad has been an accessories designer in NYC, an English teacher in China, and a project coordinator in Wellington, New Zealand. She is passionate about sustainable living, food policy, travel, … Read the rest
He wanted to know “how the things that control us work.”
He took a 12-week Java class at AIM Code School. Then he took another one on web development.
And then, everything began to fall into place.
Over the years, … Read the rest
When Danielle Wegman started looking into coding schools last December, she didn’t know exactly what she was looking for, but she knew one thing for certain.
“It was clear that I needed to make a big change in my life … Read the rest
(Photo: Rosharra Owens at Iowa Western Community College, May 9, 2018.)
COUNCIL BLUFFS – For Rosharra Owens, learning to build websites was part of rebuilding her life after a series of unfortunate events left her living in a homeless shelter, … Read the rest
Naomi See is committed to helping and supporting women in tech, mainly because of all the messages she got along the way saying tech was a path she couldn’t or shouldn’t pursue.
Naomi is a software analyst at West … Read the rest
Melissa Ann-Dailey took the Interface Foundations of Web Development course in 2015, and is now a user experience graphic web designer at Oriental Trading Company.
She is responsible for daily content design and maintenance of multiple websites.
“I spend about … Read the rest
OMAHA, NE — Erica Johnson’s passion for video began at age 14, when her father became a pastor, and needed her help building his ministry.
“My brother, sister and I all got separate sections, and I got media,” she … Read the rest
The list of reasons why someone may want to pursue a career in tech is sure to be long and varied. However, based on a recent Interface graduate poll, there are a universal wants and needs. Results follow.
1. Flexibility … Read the rest
Kelly Stark was working as a special education paraprofessional before coming to Interface School. She already had a Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree and had been working in the human services industry for over 10 years, but felt like … Read the rest
“I would learn everything quickly, then it would just get monotonous and I would lose interest and … Read the rest
“I liked that I went from zero knowledge to being able to create a complete website from scratch.” -Miranda Tharp
Miranda Tharp was frustrated with working customer service jobs. She had held positions from student loans to insurance and felt … Read the rest
“In a total of about 16 months, I went from homeless, jobless, with just $70 to my name (and $50,000 in debt) to Web Development Project Manager at a multimillion dollar company here in Omaha.” – David Dugger
14 months … Read the rest
“It’s been a great journey. I’m thankful for Interface Web School, and I love my new job. It’s been a life changer.” – Jonathan Starkey
By Jonathan Starkey
My name is Jonathan Starkey. I’m 43 years old. I’ve been married … Read the rest
“For those who enjoy coding, Interface is definitely worth it. The teaching is excellent, and there are course mentors and career coaches to help along the way.” – Jen Jost
After spending 14 years working in higher education, Jen Jost … Read the rest
“I learned so much in my Interface class that I think will be valuable knowledge to have no matter where my career takes me.” – Russell Stinson
Russell Stinson felt stuck. He was pursuing a math degree, with plans to … Read the rest
“I have never been more grateful for the opportunities that I was afforded because I took a class at Interface.” – Bianca Zongrone
Bianca Zongrone has had quite the professional journey. From a diverse background in business, management, and human
“The instructors and employees of Interface are some of the most passionate people in the tech community that you will ever meet. They truly believe in sharing their knowledge and making sure you learn – and they are constantly obtaining
“I would definitely recommend Interface to others. Our instructor and mentors were always willing to help. Everybody at Interface would go out of their way to answer your questions without hesitation.” -Juan Aguero
Juan Aguero has worked in retail sales … Read the rest
by Katrina Markel
After 11 years working for a group insurance company in Omaha, Amber Knecht decided it was time to follow her passions. She said while she was procrastinating on her “real work” she would spend time thinking about … Read the rest
“Ultimately, I think one of the most important things I got out of this course was the confidence to try.” – Christine Woodruff
I spent 12 years working as an Aerospace Engineer.
While some may think that position sounds glamorous, … Read the rest