Tech Corps

Rating: 4.8 stars   56 reviews

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

2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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614-583-9211
http://techcorps.org

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Reviews for Tech Corps

Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Tech Corps' mission is an important one, becoming increasingly important in our more technology-based world. The organization's lean staff is committed and creative, developing strategic partnerships that serve to advance and expand the work. One of the organization's unique strengths is its effective use of professional volunteers from the various tech industries.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

We have been fortunate to partner with TechCorps through their Techie Camp: Girl Power program. An effective and successful program, we have appreciated our partnership and their dedication to identifying root cause solutions.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

TechCorps is a great organization staffed by great people! We have partnered with TechCorps for almost two years and interacting with Carla Thompson the Central Ohio Regional Director has always been a pleasure. Her passion and dedication is evident in every interaction, be it email, or in person. She comes to every event that we hold that benefits TechCorps and is a joy to have there. TechCorps is truly a GREAT nonprofit in every sense of the word. We are by no means a "major," donor partner and the organization has always been so appreciative and excited towards all of our contributions and support. Additionally, they are the only nonprofit in the area who does what they do - empowering and inspiring underrepresented populations with technology, to foster a more diverse STEM community in the future. Being one of these under-represented groups myself, their mission really resonates with me. With the changing economic landscape that is geared towards STEM, we need organizations like this! I look forward to supporting TechCorps mission for many years to come.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Hyland has partnered with Tech Corps to bring Techie Clubs to local schools for over two years. Not only are the students getting a great experience; our employees are getting a great volunteer experience as well. The Tech Corps team and curriculum is phenomenal and we truly value our partnership. We look forward to our continued collaboration!

 
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