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Phone: 614-583-9211
6600 Busch Blvd
Suite 201

Columbus
Ohio 43229
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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10/26/14
I am so glad I was given the opportunity to get involved with TECH CORPS this past summer. This past summer I was a site coordinator for one of the sites for the Student Web Corps Program and I’m currently an instructor for Techie Club. What I really enjoy about this program is their passion to ... more »
10/02/14
This was my son's first year attending the Techie Camp at Case Western Reserve and what a WONDERFUL experience!! I learned of the Techie Camp via of my son's school, Shaker Middle, and with the assistance of the scholarship given I am so happy he had the opportunity to attend, Thank you for the ... more »
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