Dallas – April 20, 2017 – iCode Inc. , which offers after-school, weekend and summer programs that provide science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) education to students in first through 12th grades, announced that experienced educator Micheal Wood has been named the director of iCode’s Frisco, Texas, location. As director, Wood is responsible for the leadership and management of the day-to-day operations of the Frisco campus, including working with instructors, parents and students regarding iCode’s after-school and weekend programs, summer camps, hackathons and boot camps.
“My mission as an educator is to make learning enjoyable and exciting – if students look forward to attending school, they will want to learn,” said Wood. “I take great pride in seeing our students at iCode Frisco thrive and succeed using the skills they learn at our programs.”
Wood has been an educator in public and private school systems for more than 20 years. He began focusing on K-12 school technology-centered education in California in 2005 through the creation of online blended learning programs. .
“Micheal is very passionate about his experience as an educator and enjoys sharing that passion with others,” said Abid Abedi, co-founder and CEO of iCode Inc. “He believes that education should center on developing the technology skills that students will need to be successful in the 21st century and beyond. Micheal’s philosophy to technology education closely aligns to iCode’s approach that students learn to create technology while working in a cooperative environment using independent thinking and problem-solving skills.”
During his career, Wood has expanded his educational experience and knowledge to include combining technology with state-of-the-art curriculum and education policies. Prior to becoming a school administrator, he taught high-school level chemistry and biology, and holds education credentials from both California and Texas. Wood earned a bachelor of science in biology from Tarleton State University, and a master of arts in education from California State University.
The iCode Frisco campus is located at 4577 Ohio Dr., Frisco, TX. For more information, call +469-608-7023 or visit icodeinc.com.
About iCode Inc.
Based in Dallas, iCode Inc. was founded in April 2015 and provides instruction in an exciting and unique learning environment that resembles a high-tech campus. iCode offers after-school, weekend and summer programs in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) courses in computer programming, robotics, and innovation for students from first through 12th grades. Its courses use agile technology to teach students the latest in robotics and embedded technologies. iCode students not only control and play with artificial intelligence technology, they actually learn how it works. iCode also offers adult boot camps to help adult learners obtain new technology skills for the workplace. For more information about offerings and enrollment, visit icodeinc.com.