TGH CHA School helps Hamilton County Public School parents and caregivers, accompanied by their children, gain access to the skills, hardware, and access needed for 21st century success. The program involves 15 hours of group training outside the school day conducted by a trained staff member from the child’s school in which the course is run. Tutorials focus on topics such as tracking the child’s grades and attendance online, securing a professional email, and finding web-based family resources. Upon completion, families have the option of purchasing a new computer for $50 and we help them find low-cost Internet options.
Programs We Offer
TGH CHA Community helps participants gain access to the skills, hardware, and access needed for 21st century success. The program involves 15 hours of training conducted by a trained staff member from the community organization in which the course is run. Tutorials focus on topics such as how to find a job online, how to secure a professional email, how to create a custom resume, and how to discover online city resources. Courses run in libraries, community centers, public housing developments, and more. Upon completion, participants have the option of purchasing a new computer for $50 and we help them sign up for low-cost Internet access.
TGH CHA Early Childhood trains parents/caregivers and pre-schools to better prepare for kindergarten by focusing on student readiness, parent engagement, and educator preparedness. TGH CHA and our partner sites accomplish this goal through targeted use of mobile technology, an innovative approach that taps into the reality that such technology is ubiquitous among youth and can be used to augment early childhood development and parent engagement.
For more info, visit the Early Childhood Resource page, or download our Early Childhood Program flyer. To find a location near you offering the Early Childhood Program, visit our Course Locations page.
Tech Goes Home CHA is working with nonprofits and providers to get everyone in Chattanooga online. We're partnering with EveryoneOn.org, a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to getting every household across America access to the Internet, to provide several low cost options for home Internet access across Hamilton County.
To see what options are available in your area, visit www.everyoneon.org/techgoeshomecha.