May 26, 2015

Partners & Affiliates

Partners

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Keurig Green Mountian, Waterbury, vermont

 

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Small Dog

 

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Association of Africans Living in Vermont

 

 

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Burlington, Vermont

 

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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

 

 

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AARP is the largest interest and advocacy group in the US for those 50 and older. The partnership gives T4T access to AARP’s instructional resources for seniors, and expands the communication channels for promoting T4T’s mission and events across Vermont to AARP’s membership and beyond. T4T also works with the AARP national office to provide feedback on their curriculum and help shape its evolution, while also gaining insight into AARP’s next generations of technology instruction.

Keurig Green Mountain is a industry giant with small town roots.  Keurig strives to give back to the communities it's in through a variety of channels.  To enable their employees an opportunity to work within the community, Keurig provides the Community Action For Employees program, better known as CAFE, which allows every full-time Keurig Green Mountain employee up to 52 paid volunteer hours each year.  Technology for Tomorrow is proud to partner with a business that understand the importance of giving back and enables its employees through company culture. Look for Keurig employees at the next T4T workshop you attend!

AT&T aspires to be the most admired and valuable company in the world. Their goal is to enrich  customers' personal lives and to make their businesses more successful by bringing to market exciting and useful communications services. Connecting you to your world, everywhere you live and work. AT&T's partnership with Technology for Tomorrow will provide them with an opportunity to directly impact their local community.  Bringing the world closer one person at a time.  AT&T staff members will be volunteering their time to teach technology workshops in South Burlington, Winooski, and Montpelier.

Small Dog Electronics is an Apple Product and Service provider.   Employing highly trained specialists, the Small Dog team works and consults one-on-one with consumers to ensure they get the most out of their Apple product.  Small Dog provides classes and consulting services for consumers in-store and at home.  With stores in Waitsfield,  South Burlington, and Rutland it doesn't take long for a Small Dog employee to be "By Your Side."  By partnering, Small Dog and Technology for Tomorrow are better able to serve communities across Vermont through technological workshops led by T4T and the more personalized, one-on-one consulting services provided by Small Dog.
 

"AALV helps new Americans from all parts of the world gain independence in their new communities through a range of integration services, including bridging case management, workforce development, behavioral health awareness, and interpreter services programming."  Technology for Tomorrow is partnering with AALV to bring free technology education to new Americans to help ease their transition to the United States as well as provide workforce-applicable technology skills to our new community members.

 

 

Burlington School District and Technology For Tomorrow have teamed up to create computer literacy courses for Parent University, a program to enrich, empower and engage new American families with students in the Burlington After School Program. These courses assist families in achieving a higher level of parental involvement in their child’s education, as well as facilitating opportunities for parents to develop new skills. T4T is hosted computer literacy courses for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters and continues to partner with Parent University for a variety of community initiatives.

The mission of The Center on Aging at the University of Vermont is to forge an ongoing collaboration among faculty, students, staff and programs within the University of Vermont, The University of Vermont Medical Center, and the Vermont community to promote a sense of well-being and a high quality of life for older adults. Through an affiliate membership with The Center on Aging, Technology For Tomorrow has created an ongoing relationship with Queen City Memory Café, a monthly activity group for people with varying degrees of memory loss, specifically Alzheimer’s and Dementia. T4T has forged inter-generational relationships with participants through conversation, and tech talk.

Students from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UVM have partnered with T4T to provide educational workshops to seniors educating them about hearing accessibility features and devices. The students of the UVM CSD Department are passionate and driven students dedicated to improving the lives of hose dealing with communication disorders.  T4T has plans to continue this partnership and to educate more people about the value and ease-of-access of these assistive programs and devices.
 
 

 

 

Techboomers aims to improve the quality of life for older adults and other inexperienced technology users by empowering them to learn how to use popular and trusted websites and Internet-based applications. Through our partnership with TechBoomers, T4T expands its instructional resources across a broad range of tech topics. TechBoomers tutorials are the basis for many of T4T’s curriculum presentations.

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Interested in becoming a partner or affiliate? E-mail our Program Manager.