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Latest crop of AIM Code School students celebrate graduation in virtual ceremony

Last night, the AIM Institute held a virtual ceremony for students graduating from AIM Code Schools accredited courses, including Full Stack Java and Foundations of Web Development classes and the fourth module of the Callers to Coders Read the rest

Jessica Teaford adds value to her skill set with AIM Code School

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

AIM Code School instructor Vanessa Kasun champions the transformational power of coding

Vanessa Kasun is trying to debug some code. The gregarious AIM Code School instructor is finalizing her presentation for the upcoming Heartland Developers Conference on Sept. 24. The topic? How to build a React app from the ground up. Read the rest

Code School congratulates latest crop of graduates in virtual ceremony Wednesday

Congratulations to our recent AIM Code School graduates!

On Wednesday, a group of code school instructors, students and friends and family members gathered together for a virtual graduation ceremony. 

The event highlighted 35 graduates who had successfully completed AIM Code Read the rest

Meet our instructors: Joshua Burden

Omaha web developer Joshua Burden says coding is all about solving problems and brainstorming solutions.

“You get to work with puzzles all day,” he said.

Driven by the challenge of finding the right solution to a problem, Burden has recently … Read the rest

AIM Code School Info Sessions and Courses Now Online

In light of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have temporarily moved our info sessions and courses online, as the safety of students, instructors and the general public is paramount.

Here is Student and Employer Engagement Coordinator Nate … Read the rest

New “Callers to Coders” Program Announced in Partnership with Physicians Mutual

We’re excited to announce the launch of Callers to Coders, an innovative new tech training pathway that helps career changers and industry professionals upskill themselves into IT careers. This yearlong program teaches call center employees the technical skills they need … Read the rest

Putting the Work In: Jordi Becerril Is a Rising Star in Tech


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

AIM Code School Student Spotlight: Alex Sieckmann

Alex Sieckmann went from working a string of part-time jobs to becoming an Application Development Intern at financial services provider Fiserv, thanks to the AIM Code School (formerly Interface: the Web School).

After an intro class, Sieckmann decided to give … Read the rest

AIM Code School Student Spotlight: Connor Sabatka

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

AIM Code School Student Spotlight: Zack Smith

Recently, we caught up with AIM Code School grad Zack Smith, an App Support Specialist at LTi Technology Solutions. Smith took our Foundations of Web Development course shortly after moving to Omaha. The class opened doors for him: he enjoyed … Read the rest

Join AIM Interface School for Custom Corporate Training and enhance the skills of your existing team

Through Interface’s Custom Corporate Training opportunities, our staff and instructors work closely with partner organizations to develop curriculum, evaluate student performance, and provide post-graduate assistance for candidates who complete the program. Customs program vary in duration and topic depending on … Read the rest

.NET and Java classes are starting soon — apply today for an AIM scholarship

Interface Web School
Interface Web School

If you’ve built interactive websites on your own using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and you’re ready to learn how to build more complex web applications, then consider an AIM Interface specialization course in .NET or Java to take your web … Read the rest

Interface grad Alyssa Wilson wants more people to know tech is cool

“I feel like Interface lit the fire in me to be more aggressive with accomplishing what I want in my life,” says Alyssa Wilson, a graduate of the Interface Web School.

After a career in visual publications and graphic design, … Read the rest

Interface grad Joe Pollard checks in

After graduating, Joe Pollard launched his tech career with a new position as an Application Developer at First Data. We checked in with him for a Q&A to talk about his Interface journey.

Interface: How did you connect with Interface?Read the rest

Eric Swanson, aka Deejay Sweetlife, Engineers Happiness through Technology Thanks to AIM and AIM Code School

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

Specialized Courses at Interface School Help Employers Meet Their IT Needs

Interface Web School

Although the Midwest’s tech ecosystem is flourishing, companies still struggle to meet their technical needs. Available jobs outpace the supply of workers who possess crucial IT skills, especially in cybersecurity, risk mitigation, and business process efficiency. The 2018 Harvey Nash … Read the rest

Tony Veland on how AIM Grows the Midwest Tech Pipeline

Tony Veland, AIM Institute’s Director of Business Development, sat down with Brittnay Therese of News Channel Nebraska last Sunday to discuss AIM, the Interface Web School, the Brain Exchange, and how AIM helps build Nebraska’s burgeoning tech pipeline. Watch the Read the rest

Danielle Wegman finds success in software development field with the help of Interface

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

Local WOWT Coverage of Interface

WOWT recently interviewed Interface director Ellen Myer and recent graduate Danielle Wegman on Interface’s role in supporting the tech community in Omaha. Check it out!

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Interface and The Case for COBOL

In the 1950’s a computer scientist  named, Grace Hopper developed COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language), a high-level programming language that is still used widely today.

While old and––to some––dated, COBOL has entrenched the business and banking industry worldwide.  And transitioning … Read the rest

Interface, VA partner to offer tech training for veterans

AIM Institute, Interface: the Web School and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are partnering to give veterans new opportunities to develop in-demand technology skills.

The Nebraska Department of Education has approved Interface: The Web School courses to be eligible Read the rest