This holiday season, KidsTek staff wanted to slow down and offer our gratitude to the many people and organizations that help us to fulfill our mission to prepare students for academic, career and personal success by increasing tech literacy at Colorado’s highest-needs schools.
KidsTek is currently holding virtual classes at Florence Crittenton High School and North High School in Denver. The flexibility and hard work that has gone into this school year from both of our partner high schools in Denver has been nothing short of remarkable. The counselors, teachers and principals at each school have worked so hard to create the best possible environment for the students during this strange year.
In Aurora, KidsTek teaches a virtual class at Hinkley High School. Because of the unique quarter schedule that was created to help the students with balancing responsibilities, KidsTek instructor Katy Limes will not teach the second half of her course until February. KidsTek is so appreciative that Hinkley has been able to work with students’ needs and schedules to help relieve some of the pressure and stress that this year has caused on all of us.
Finally, KidsTek has continued its partnership with COMPASS after school enrichment programs in Aurora. KidsTek has been grateful to continue this enrichment program for students during after school hours to continue building skills beyond the school day. KidsTek instructors Max Lewis and Kiki Andriani have developed a fun rapport with their elementary and middle students. Max, who is teaching a group of students from Aurora Hills Middle School said, “I have a remarkable amount of gratitude for my COMPASS students for coming to KidsTek virtually each week. I can’t help but be grateful when they show up genuinely interested in making new connections and learning new tech skills through the power of the internet!”
Thank you to all of our partners: we could not do this without you!