About Us

Our Mission

NerdLevels is revolutionizing the way students learn programming by providing self-designed, project-based programming education. Our curriculum delivers personalized and application-based learning, where the pace and topics are set by each individual student. We offer opportunities for growth that help expand student’s perspectives and approach to problem-solving.

Meet the Crew

Alex

Director
Lead Curriculum Designer

Alex majored in computer science in college and then moved on to pursue a legal career. After receiving his J.D. from Boston University’s School of Law he found his passion in education and received a Master’s in Education from the University of San Francisco. He taught math for a few years before becoming a computer science teacher. Alex designs our video game curriculum and teaches in-person classes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Moises

Full Stack Engineer

Moises has a Master’s in Computer Science and has done work in cyber security including publishing video games across PC and mobile platforms. He also has more than 5 years of experience teaching both young students and adult learners at the high school, college and university level. Currently Moises has focused on front and back end web development and has designed the web development curriculum.

Alexa

Director of Operations

Alexa provides support to our team of educators and curriculum developers by helping with operations and marketing. She has a breadth of experience, including work with environmental non-profits, event planning, and barre instruction. She is a mom of two and is passionate about the environment, and making a difference in the world.

Our Objectives

  • Provide students with opportunities to apply the skills developed in class to real-world settings.
  • Introduce methods to help students retain key concepts and skills.
  • Encourage students to discover what interests them.