We are a Texas-based 501(c)(3) empowering people through the tools of technology.
How We Help
Technology For All is committed to digital inclusion through:
Technology For All can train your clients or staff on a wide variety of topics. View more information on our training program and course offerings.
- Basic Internet
- College Preparatory
- Employment & Job Search
- ESL and GED support
- Office Skills
- Certification Preparation Training
Students learn terminology, Internet safety, using the mouse and more. Classes include Computer Basics, Operating System Basics, and Introduction-level courses on the Internet and Email.
Students learn general college planning, college readiness and survival skills, distance learning skills and more. TFA’s Trainers also offer personal assistance, such as help in formatting college essays.
Students learn how to create resumes and cover letters, research company websites and employment resources, workplace fundamentals and more. TFA Trainers are available for personal assistance, such as help using resume creation tools.
Students can receive direct support to prepare for General Educational Development exams and English as a Second Language studies. Students work with Trainers and individually with course materials, online practice and test reviews. Students are also able to build better computer skills.
Students learn office-based skills like time management, business communications, project management tools and more. Classes include Microsoft Office Suite from basics to advanced, Google Docs and business accounting.
Students learn how to navigate and use mobile devices, video editing, social media and more.
TFA’s training prepares students to take the industry regulated examination for IC3, A+ and Network+.
Technology Research and Innovation
Technology For All collaborates on research studies with Houston Community College, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, the Abramson Center for the Future of Health, the University of Houston College of Technology and:
Since 2004, Rice University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has grown the TFA-Wireless network, created to provide free, secure wireless Internet to 19,000 residents in Pecan Park, a historic but low-income neighborhood in east Houston. The work has been featured in over 90 academic and research journals throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.tfa.rice.edu.
Smithville Independent School District
In 2012, ESRI provided TFA through the Texas Connects Coalition Project with Geographic Information System technology. The GIS software was provided for distribution to rural schools and 4-H entities throughout the service area, in conjunction with our BTOP grant. TFA worked on a pilot project with the Smithville Independent School District (SISD) where students mapped the damage of the Bastrop wildfires and its effects on the community’s agriculture, ranching and population.
University of Texas
During the Fall 2012 semester, Technology For All through the Texas Connects Coalition project was studied by a class on public policy from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas.
Technology For All works with nonprofits and community organizations to empower low-income and under-resourced communities through social enterprises. These include technology services such as web hosting, email and IP telephone services.