About Burlington Code Academy

What We Do

The future of work is evolving at the speed of technology, and it’s time for education to keep pace.

When you sign onto a Burlington Code Academy course, you can see what the future of education looks like: students working together to solve complex problems in an environment that mirrors the modern workplace.

With a dedicated staff of expert instructors, technologists, and career strategists, we combine technology education with career training to ensure that you succeed as a team member, a life-long learner, and in your transition to a new career.

Who We Are

Burlington Code Academy was born out of a shared vision to create an accessible technology school that always gives students a return on their investment.

The school has earned a reputation as a leading center for career transformation and technology education. BCA's award-winning education programs emphasize teamwork, career readiness, and the importance of collaborative learning.

Our Team

Benny Boas


Benny is a designer, runner, education entrepreneur and technology nerd. Before founding BCA, Benny worked as a user experience designer for a range of Fortune 500 clients across the US.

Alex Horner


With a background in business development and student admissions, Alex has a penchant for leading technology teams focused on social impact, and creating opportunities that help students succeed.

Joshua Burke

Director of Education

Josh is a professional software developer, local JavaScript legend, and passionate technologist. Josh is also a former instructor, self-taught coder, and a professionally trained educator.

Instructor Bob Stauss

Bob Stauss

Programming Instructor

Bob is a Burlington Code Academy graduate who joined the team as an instructor after many successful runs as a teaching assistant. Bob is also an artist, historian, teacher, and lover.

Rick Machanic

Rick Machanic

UX Program Manager

Serial entrepreneur, CEO, UX design professional, husband and dad. Founder/CEO of digital agency Tag New Media, and current UX Design Program Manager at Burlington Code Academy.

Etienne Morris

Career Coach

Etienne is a career coach who loves to help others gain the confidence to own their career journeys. With a decade of experience, she has helped dozens of students find their next career.