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Have you heard? We launched a brand new website! Click on over to
 www.tech4tomorrow.org and check out all of the new and wonderful improvements.
Chapters:
We are excited to announce that in the 2015/16 school year, we have launched many new chapters, with more continuing to join!

BFA Fairfax H.S.

Burlington H.S.

Champlain Valley Union H.S.

Colchester H.S.

Essex H.S.

Mount Mansfield H.S.

Rice Memorial H.S.

South Burlington H.S.

Stowe H.S.

Union 32 H.S.

Winooski H.S.

Visit our website for specific information for each chapter!
By the Numbers:
224 unique individuals participated, with 632 total participants to date.
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15 Vermont communities served, with 7 senior homes and organizations impacted.
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1054.5 total volunteer hours donated, with 199 unique volunteer instructors and 515 total volunteers.
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$23,779 worth of volunteer hours donated. $1,000 in scholarships donated to high school students. $1,110 in hardware donated to senior organizations and individuals.
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1,000 Volunteer Hours  Su rpassed
During our summer workshop series, Technology For Tomorrow surpassed 1,000 student volunteer hours logged! A big "thank you" goes out to all of the volunteers that have helped us pursue our mission. This is, we have more than doubled our high school chapters and we look forward to the next 1,000 hours! 

| Workshops |
Intro to Mobile Devices: Sunday, October 4
12-2PM
Essex Junction Senior Center
Lincoln Street, Essex Junction
Free | Public

Intro to Mobile Devices:
Saturday, October 10
10-11:30am
Allenwood, Allen Road, South Burlington
Free | Public

Intro to Mobile Devices: Sunday, October 18
10-11:30am
Jeri-Hill Independent Living,  Jericho
Free | Public

Cyber-Seniors Showing: Wednesday, October 21
6:30PM 
Ethan Allen Residence, Essex 
Free | Public

General Tech:  
Saturday, October 24
10-11:30am 
Pines Senior Living, Aspen Drive, South Burlington 
Free | Public

Computer Literacy: 
Monday, October 26 
3:30-5PM 
Sustainability Academy, North Street, Burlington 
BSD Parent University participants only 

2015/Q3 Newletter
Notes From Kelly's Desk:
 
Hello friends of T4T! I am so excited to have the opportunity to serve a nonprofit that encourages positive community engagement.
 
Each quarter, I'd like to take a moment to tell you about my experiences with T4T and give you an inside look at what's happening behind the scenes.
 
Let me start by telling you a little bit about myself. When I'm not in the office, I'm most likely chasing my 3 year old son around the yard or participating in community events. I'm an import from New York, though I've lived in Vermont on and off through the years. In addition to being a dynamic young professional and a doting mother of one, I am also a full-time student. 
 
In the coming months with T4T, my initial focus will be on expanding our chapter base and curriculum offerings. Technology For Tomorrow has grown exponentially since its founding and with great success in Chittenden County, we will be taking our mission to schools and organizations statewide. 

Announcements
WCAX recently featured Technology For Tomorrow on the evening news. You can see the spot by following this link: WCAX Video


Take part in a unique opportunity for intergenerational discussion, education and activity. Technology For Tomorrow welcomes community members to join us for a morning of modified Zumba, tai chi and interesting discussion of the impact of technology in our daily lives. There with be an opportunity for questions, and connections along with light refreshments. 

Saturday, November 7, 2015
10:30AM - 12:30PM
Winooski Senior Center
123 Barlow Street
Winooski, VT

Register to attend:
Phone: (802) 448-0595
E-mail: kelly@tech4tomorrow.org
Web: Talking Back Tickets


T4T has recently formalized a partnership agreement with AARP, 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 will also be working 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. Watch for more news and exciting results as this partnership takes off!



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 can expand its instructional resources across a broad range of tech topics. TechBoomers tutorials are the basis for many of T4T's curriculum presentations.



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 will host computer literacy courses during the fall 2015 semester.



Vermont Adult Learning provides adults with essential skills education to further their educational, employment and personal goals in order to expand their options and capabilities in the family, community and workplace.  Technology For Tomorrow will work with students of VAL to teach introductory computer courses, increasing opportunities to develop skills needed in the workforce. 

Recap: Summer Highlights
Summer Workshop Series, 2015

Our first summer workshop series was a great success! In July and August, student volunteers served a total of 142 senior participants, with 86 of those attending a T4T workshop for the first time. We also had a total of 70 student instructors who donated volunteer hours at a total value of $517.50. Workshops were hosted in two locations: the Winooski Senior Center and the South Burlington Community Library. Thank you to our two venues, as well as volunteers from our South Burlington chapter and UVM's Upward Bound program.



Location: Winooski Senior Center Location: South Burlington Community Library