Trant Batey

Trant is a native Texan from a ranch outside of Seguin. Trant has been a software engineer for over 25 years, starting on punch cards. In the past he has also taught Programming, Filmmaking, and even Driver’s Ed. In the 90’s Trant pursued a dual career as an actor and programmer. He has made a few independent films and had a small part on Spy Kids. In 1999, he served as the Executive Director of the Austin Film Alliance which promoted independent filmmaking in Austin. For years Trant has been looking to move his career into a more academic direction and Codeup is the perfect blend of the professional and academic worlds.

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Douglas Hirsh

Douglas brings 18 years of professional development experience. He has worked for companies ranging in size from startups to Fortune 50s. In his spare time, Douglas spends time with his family and continues to learn new things.

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Kenneth Howell

Kenneth is a native San Antonioian and STMU alumnus. His background before Codeup includes teaching middle-schoolers English, owning an insurance agency, and automotive sales. He joined Codeup, graduated from the Deimos web development cohort in early 2020, and is now an instructor with Codeup. Outside of the classroom, he enjoys cooking, smoking a nice cigar, games, and enjoying whatever the day brings.

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Fernando Mendoza

Fernando is a native of Uruapan, Michoacán, Mexico. He graduated from University with a BS in Computer Systems Engineering. Before joining Codeup, Fernando worked as a Senior Web Developer at DIT.mx. He values teaching because of its rewards of constant learning from his students and colleagues. Fernando specializes in PHP and Java.Fernando doesn’t have birthdays. Instead, he levels up. His sense of humor is his superpower. He really enjoys traveling around the globe and live music. He loves creating software solutions to help to solve people’s technical problems. His biggest dream is to swim in a pool full of Mexican Pozole.

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