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HELP THE TEENS IN YOUR LIFE
USE THEIR TECH SKILLS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Connected Nation is excited to launch Teens Teach Tech, powered by AT&T, a new digital literacy and learning program, led by teens that help build skills and confidence to newly connected adults for today’s digital world.

Connected Nation needs your help!
We are seeking mentors to lead and guide groups of teenagers as part of the Teens Teach Tech initiative.
Teachers, community leaders, guidance counselors, and parent volunteers passionate about supporting teens as they engage in community service focused on improving the digital skills of neighbors in need are welcome.
Interested in mentoring high school students to participate?
Want to know more about the mentor guidelines?

What is Teens Teach Tech?

Teens Teach Tech, powered by AT&T, harnesses teens’ technology expertise to help their family and other community members gain new computer/internet skills. This great opportunity allows teens to provide community service while learning real-world problem solving, collaboration, and project development.
Students can train on one of the six topics below.
All courses are developed by AT&T in collaboration with Public Library Association.

Internet Basics

Computer Basics

Cybersecurity

Email Basics

Mobile Device Basics

VIDEO CONFERENCING


TRAINING

Training will take place right in your community. Groups will select the courses, location, dates, and times that work best for them.
Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis from September 2022 thru February 2023. Student teams must participate in a train-the-trainer webinar within the same month they submit. Mentors must be present during webinars. Options will be provided for individual teams.
Students must begin content creation during the fall 2022 semester and begin training by/before the winter holiday breaks. Program timeframe will end by the spring 2023 semester.
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Program activities will take place in your community.
  • Mentors and teens will select the local target audience, course(s), location(s), date(s), and time(s) that work best for the group.
  • Group registration will be accepted on a rolling basis from October through February 2023.
  • Project development can begin as soon as the Fall of 2022 and the ‘teen teaching’ activities should be completed by the end of this school year 2023.
  • Connected Nation staff is available to support the mentors.

Connected Nation
Webinar

Watch this webinar to learn more about the programs offered by Connected Nation that support kids, parents, and education professionals.

Did you know?

For every 1 person trained...

...the teen group will be awarded $10 with a maximum incentive up to $2,000.

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Start Up Funds Available!

Using the registration form, groups can apply for up to $500 for startup funding. Examples of acceptable funding support needs include: devices/equipment for demos, venue costs, software licenses, etc. Subject to approval.

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Let's Get Started

Submit a brief written plan including target audience, topics selected, number of target learners, outreach strategy/methods, project timeline, and funding needs.
Don’t wait, register your group now.
Steps to Success
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