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Relativity is offering a grant opportunity. The Relativity Gives Wired to Learn grant provides $250,000 over three-years for technology and teacher professional development to implement technology in the curriculum. Illinois public schools in Cook, Will, Lake, and DuPage counties with a 70%+ low-income student population and a less than 1:1 device to student ratio are eligible to apply. All applications are due February 4, 2019.
TFA Connect Beta
TFA Connect BETA is our organization's new platform for alumni, corps members to find each other, build community, and connect with impactful career opportunities. Join over 1000 alumni from across the country who have already joined by signing into your TFA account, clicking TFA Apps at the top right, and clicking TFA Connect Beta. Click here to sign on and don’t forget to join our Chicago-Northwest Indiana Regional Page!
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Code Nation is seeking high school partners interested in bringing a career-focused computer coding program to their school!
Code Nation is on a mission to eliminate disparities in access to technology careers for students who attend under-resourced schools. Our program includes an in-school web development class, taught by professional software developers on a volunteer basis. Students who complete the class are eligible for advanced classes and paid summer internships, both of which take place at tech companies throughout the city! 73% of students who’ve completed two or more years of Code Nation programs are majoring in computer science or a related field in college or currently employed in tech.