Color Coded Kids is Bringing Software Development to the Kids of Arlington, VA

Arlington, VA – February 27, 2017 - Color Coded Kids ( will launch a 12-week program designed to teach students software development in its new location in Arlington, Virginia inside the Microsoft Store located in the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City.  Classes begin April 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm for one hour a week. According to a report published by Microsoft, there will be 1,000,0000 unfilled software development positions in the US by 2020.  Color Coded Kids is gearing up the next generation of technology leaders to ensure there is an abundance of resources for those unfilled positions.

“Although we are an inclusive organization, our goal is to expose children to computer programming at an early age to increase the pipeline of future engineers, especially in the minority community,” said Shay Gillespie, CEO of Color Coded Kids. Research has shown introducing a programming language in elementary school will create an early passion for computer development.”

Color Coded Kids’ customized 12-week program takes kids through the fundamentals of coding, including learning how to write the programming language JavaScript with the final ability to code their own video games using their unique curriculum. The classes are taught by industry experts in the fields of software development, computer programming and software engineers.  Color Coded Kids is an interactive, fun and education classroom headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. For more information, please contact