Connected Nation invites teachers, parents to host watch parties, cheer on student teams for the national Kids Tech Summit

Published on: April 12, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky (April 12, 2021) – The national Kids Tech Summit will take place in less than 10 days on Friday, April 22 at 4pm (eastern). The finals for this event will feature four student teams from organizations located across the country –  from New Jersey to Hawai’i. This friendly competition, which is hosted by national nonprofit Connected Nation …

Kahauiki Village students to compete in national Kids Tech Summit while bringing their community together

Published on: March 31, 2022

Honolulu, Hawai’i (March 31, 2022) – Residents of Kahauiki Village may have all come from different walks of life — but once they arrive, they become part of a larger family. “Once families move here, Kahauiki Village is their home for as long as they choose to stay,” said Kiana Whipkey, Kahauiki Village Family Specialist. “Right now, we have 129 …

Teens teaching teens to build a more digitally diverse and equitable world

Published on: March 28, 2022

Computers 4 People expands to include Computers 4 People 4 Teens Hoboken, New Jersey (March 28, 2022) – The Kids Tech Summit taking place April 22 challenges K-12 students to use their digital skills to help the community. Four student-led projects have been named as finalists. One of those innovative groups is expanding upon a mission begun by another teenager …

The simple change one 10th grader says we can make to attract more people to STEM

Published on: March 24, 2022

“True innovation comes from including many perspectives.” Los Angeles, California (March 24, 2022) – Mariela Cruz-Suarez and her teammates at C5 Youth Foundation of Southern California (C5LA) are pretty excited about competing in the national Kids Tech Summit taking place virtually on April 22. “When I told the students they made it to the final round, they were thrilled and …

Final four named for national Kids Tech Summit competition hosted by Connected Nation

Published on: March 17, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky (March 17, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) announced this week the four finalists in its national Kids Tech Summit. This friendly competition, which is sponsored by AT&T, provides an opportunity for students to use their digital skills to develop 100% student-led projects that directly benefit their communities and help narrow the Digital Divide. “We challenged those taking …

New data illustrates how statewide technology tracking is helping Utah education leaders as pandemic continues

Published on: February 23, 2022

Latest Utah School Technology Inventory includes 88,000 new data points plus individual technology summaries for every school in Utah Salt Lake City, Utah (February 23, 2022) – The Utah Education and Telehealth Network (UETN) released this week the fourth iteration of its Utah School Technology Inventory. Completed in collaboration with national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN), the report provides important updates …

Connected Nation celebrates Digital Learning Day 2022

Published on: February 22, 2022

Washington D.C. (February 22, 2022) – Digital learning has become ubiquitous for most students across the country. It has become essential for the continuity of learning itself, and schools now have both the challenge and opportunity to pioneer a new path forward–one that will foster exciting, immersive learning opportunities for K-12 students everywhere, even after the pandemic has passed. But this …

Digital Works program provides skills training and job placement assistance at no cost to area veterans, military spouses

Published on: February 14, 2022

Dependents, caregivers, and others in the military community who live in Kentucky and the Fort Campbell area are also eligible Fort Campbell, Kentucky (February 14, 2022) – Digital Works (DW), a program developed by the national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN), is showing some love this Valentine’s Day to the military community across Kentucky thanks to a grant from the state. …

A new way of learning: How the Kane School District leveraged technology inside and outside the classroom

Published on: February 1, 2022

Kane County, Utah (February 1, 2022) – Travis Terry, Kane School District Technology and Assessment Director, recognizes how important changing technologies and access to high-speed internet are for his students and staff.  “Access to broadband internet has become an integral part of the daily instruction for every school in the Kane School District,” said Terry. “We must have access for …

Connected Nation and GS2 Government Solution and Services Announces New Career Advancement Opportunities

Published on: January 19, 2022

Fort Campbell, KY (January 19, 2022) – Digital Works, Connected Nation’s digital skills and job placement initiative, and Government Solutions and Services GS2 have partnered with CareerStep to offer veterans, military spouses, and transitioning active-duty servicemembers access to an advanced career online training platform. Thanks to this partnership, participants can now ​​level up their current skills to stand out from …