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Tech Corps

Rating: 4.8 stars   56 reviews 2,010

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

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

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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!

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

I've been involved with TECH CORPS for years; so, it was great to have my son participate in one of their programs.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

My daughter has thoroughly enjoyed the Techie Camp. She’s learned a lot and met lifetime friends, I’m sure. This experience has broadened her thinking and she’s now confident to engage in more technical projects.Thanks for allowing us this life changing opportunity.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

My son participated in Techie Camp this summer. He was elated to share his new skills with his family and enjoyed the overall experience of the camp. The skills he learned will be beneficial as he wants to become apart of the robotics team at his school.

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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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!

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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