Over 1.8 million nonprofits and charities for donors, volunteers and funders

Tech Corps

Rating: 4.81 stars   53 reviews 1,901

Address:

6600 Busch Blvd Suite 201 Columbus OH 43229 USA

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 Computing Career Corps, E4Tech, High School Coding Camp, Student Code Corps, 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 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring K-12 students have equal access to technology programs, skills and resources that enhance early learning and prepare them for college and career. TECH CORPS develops technology programs and deploys tech-savvy talent to assist K-12 schools and youth-serving organizations across the country. Over the years, partners such as Cisco, Dell, JPMorgan Chase, NCTA, Nordson 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 15,000 TECH CORPS volunteers have shared their time and talents assisting schools and nonprofit organizations in their communities.

Target demographics:

K-12 students

Direct beneficiaries per year:

more than 850 students

Geographic areas served:

United States

Programs:

Computing Career Corps, High School Coding Camp, Student Code Corps, Student TECH CORPS, Student WEB CORPS, Techie Camp and Techie Club

2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
Write a Review
Donate
Invite Reviews Share This Nonprofit

More Info

614-583-9211
http://techcorps.org

Promote This Nonprofit

GreatNonprofits badges allow you to raise awareness of your favorite nonprofits on your own web sites!

Review this charity on
GreatNonprofits

Reviews for Tech Corps

Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

2 people found this review helpful

TECH CORPS is an AMAZING organization that offered our daughter an opportunity of a lifetime. The programs that she was elected to attend in were very well structured, organized, and professionally ran by the staff of TECH CORPS. My daughter walked away from these programs with a welt of knowledge that she was able to apply during her academic school year. In addition, she was able to apply her learnings from Techie Camp outside of the classroom and into her acting. I can't say enough about how phenomenal TECH Corps is in a paragraph. The skills and exposure that she obtained through TECH Corps should be offered more frequently and we wish that we could have had a summer long program with this type of curriculum versus a weeklong. We all walked away from the program wishing we had more time!!!!!!! TECH CORPS your organization is AWESOME and the flexibility of the staff was very impressive!

 
Flag review
Rating: 5 stars  

I currently work as a Supervisor-Instructor for their Student WEB CORPS program. Every day is a new and amazing experience. The opportunity to educate and empower students by giving them new technology and professional skills incredibly rewarding, and the administrative staff at TECH CORPS provides amazing support and feedback for instructors operating remotely.

During my time with TECH CORPS I've had the incredible opportunity to see high school students go from zero prior web development or design knowledge to building amazingly designed and well thought out websites in just a few weeks. I've also seen first hand how gaining those skills has empowered and inspired these young people, and know this is an experience they will carry with them for the rest of their lives.

 
Flag review
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I joined this company without much knowledge of what they do and my experience with them immediately opened my eyes to the great things they accomplish. Their support in my passion to educate young adults in a important and expanding field as well as provide essential job training is far beyond what I expected.

 
Flag review
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I've had nothing but good experiences with Tech Corps, they are committed to their cause and they work hard to make those they come across feel welcome and listened too. Any questions or concerns I had were answered right away, they are consistent as far having high expectations for their employees and those they serve. I cannot recommend them more.

 
Flag review
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Tech Corps is a great organization to work with, with a excellent idea well-executed. I think this is a very good way to get grade-schoolers interested in technology and further their education.

Plus, I had a great time. This is my second year, and both were rewarding and fun.

Thanks, Tech Corps, and, keep up the good work!

 
Flag review
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

For the years that I have been involved I have watched the students light up with enthusiasm and excitement for STEM related lessons.
The volunteers and staff members all give many hours a week to building interesting and engaging activities for the kids with the dual goals of educating and building desire to continue with technical exploration.

 
Flag review
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Wonderful organization that offers opportunity to students and exposure to new innovations that they would not otherwise have. It is very well organized and offers students the ability to realize the technical capability and creative capability they have. The curriculum is flexible but also allows for the kind of structure you need to implement something with minimal prep work.

 
Flag review
Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Tech Corps did a nice job of offering many different selections of summer courses to our students in Lorain County. They were professional in handling the student application process and communication with parents. I'm looking forward to more opportunities with them in the future.

 
Flag review
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I had a wonderful opportunity to work with TECH CORPS this summer and it was the greatest way to spend my time. It prepared me for my (hopeful) future career and with my presentation skills. I'd recommend this to anyone interested in STEM careers

 
Flag review
Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

My son really enjoyed the Tech Corp Program. It helped him confirm as to what he wanted to go to college for. He took part in the Summer Internship program with Tech Corp. With the hands on experience with REAL world issues when regarding programming, helped him to narrow down what field he wants to study. His choice is with Computer Forensic Science with a minor in Criminology. All because of this program. I love it and recommend that more students become a part of it.

My son was also amazed how he became a part of the review in the Columbus Dispatch Paper over the summer.

 
Flag review