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Phone: 614-583-9211
112 Jefferson Ave
Columbus
Ohio 43215
USA
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Target demographics: K-12 students

Direct beneficiaries per year: nearly 900 students

Geographic areas served: United States

Programs: Techie Club, Techie Camp, Student TECH CORPS and Student WEB CORPS

Mission:
The Mission of TECH CORPS’ is three-fold and is achieved through:
- PROGRAMS: Bringing additional technology resources to K-12 students and teachers through national, state and local programs such as Camp IT, Student TECH CORPS, Student WEB CORPS, Techie Camp, and Techie Club.
- PEOPLE: Recruiting and supporting tech-savvy volunteers from the community to advise and assist schools and youth-serving nonprofit organizations in the integration of new technologies.
- PARTNERS: Increasing educational technology resources through partnerships with education, business, government and community.
Results:
TECH CORPS was founded in 1995 by Gary Beach, Publisher Emeritus of CIO Magazine. Gary envisioned an organization which would challenge American volunteers to help K-12 schools build a technology infrastructure -- much like the Peace Corps challenges men and women to help developing countries build their infrastructures. Building from a state pilot in Massachusetts, TECH CORPS developed technology programs and deployed tech-savvy volunteers to assist K-12 schools and youth-serving organizations across the country. Over the years, partners such as Cisco, HP, Intel, JP Morgan Chase, Microsoft, NCTA and Time Warner Cable have provided TECH CORPS with the fuel to deliver much-needed technology resources to K-12 students and teachers. Since 1995, more than 10,000 TECH CORPS volunteers have shared their time and talents assisting schools and nonprofit organizations in their communities.

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10/15/13
CVCC has parterned with Tech Corps to bring TECHie camps to our associate schools districts. We have found Tech Corps to be a great partner, providing outstanding experiences for our students. We look forward to working together in the future... more »
10/15/13
The Ohio State University Women in Engineering (WiE) Program has worked with TECH CORPS as a non-profit community partner for almost three years. WiE and TECH CORPS have worked to support two FIRST Lego League teams, WiE TECHie and WiE TECHie Bytes, and one-day events to introduce girls to STEM ... more »
10/14/13
I've had the opportunity to know the folks at Tech Corps for over 10 years now, but had never taken the step to participate in the summer programs. This year, with a little juggling, I was able to give of my time and experience to these youth. What I didn't expect was what "they" would give me in ... more »
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