TAG-Ed plays a unique role in connecting Georgia students to local companies in order to expand the STEM education pipeline in our state. Through innovative initiatives and hands-on learning opportunities, we:
✓ Provide life-changing summer internships for Georgia students
✓ Teach interview and application skills to underserved students
✓ Create statewide awareness campaigns, including Georgia STEM Day and Day of Code
✓ Work with corporate partners, including Google, Code.org, Georgia Aquarium, and Turner
✓ Coordinate STEM brainstorming sessions by uniting industry thought leaders
✓ Grow the future STEM workforce in our state
"My time with TAG-Ed was the most challenging and precious time I had during high school. It created the opportunities for me to learn, collaborate, and compete in the workplace. TAG-Ed really empowered my life." - Phi Dac Nguyen
TAG-Ed impacts over one million students each year through its innovative programming. Other major accomplishments include:
• Establishing the first Georgia STEM Day: an innovative celebration of STEM education engaging 600,000 students statewide in 2016.
• Matching over 800 students in mentored internships in over 100 technology companies.
• Providing over 200 students from underserved communities with valuable, one-on-one interview training with technology professionals.
• Awarding over $840,000 in post-secondary scholarships to middle and high school students through challenging web and mobile app development competitions.
"Thanks to TAG-Ed, I have stood out for jobs due to experience, qualified for prestigious scholarships, and so far have been accepted into five Colleges of Engineering." - Natasha Barrow
TAG-Ed plans to use Georgia Gives Day donations to provide post-secondary scholarships to middle and high school students, fund paid summer internships at non-profit and start-up organizations, and develop hands-on Georgia STEM Day programs and activities for K-12 audiences across the state. Thank you for your support!