Coming soon to a location near you!
Join us as students launch into space, learn robotics, get help with their math and science homework, prepare for college, and train as tomorrow’s scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs. The TechTransport bus is designed with the aim of bringing technology to Lansing-area residents with limited access to home computers and the internet. ITEC expects to serve 2,500 individuals in the greater Capital region annually through TechTransport programs. The TechTransport provides:
- A mobile teaching platform to expand ITEC’s reach in the Lansing community in its robotics, digital media, game design, animation programming, web development, app development, 3-D printing, virtual reality and Minecraft modifcation classes.
- Everyday Digital classes in basic computer literacy for high schoolers and adults
- Financial Literacy workshops, in partnership with MSUFCU
- College readiness workshops, in partnership with the Capital College Access Network
- After-school tutoring programs in Math and Science
- GED Prep
- Entrepreneurship classes
- Field trips
You can help us blast off by becoming a sponsor!
Thanks to support from our incredible partners, ITEC has the vehicle and the vision. We need your help to turn these renderings into a reality. ITEC is looking for individual and institutional support for the Tech Transport bus at all levels. The bus is a visible way your company to show its support of ITEC and education in our community. Learn more about the different sponsorship levels you can get involved in to close the digital divide in the Capital Area.
$25,000 – Steer us home
$15,000 – Step on the gas
$10,000 – Light our sparkplugs
$5,000 – Turn our ignition
$2,500 – Fill up our tankCall our offices at 517-708-4390 to get started!
We also have program sponsorship opportunities available! Learn more about the program sponsorship opportunities you can get involved in to close the digital divide in the Capital Area.
$3,000 – One-Week Camp Sponsor – Provide 12 Lansing area students with 10 hours of after school STEM education
$2,400 – Full-Day Camp Sponsor – Provide 12 Lansing area students with 8 hours of STEM education on a Saturday
$1,200 – Half-Day Camp Sponsor – Help 12 Lansing area students blast into space and get excited about STEM
$600 – Give 12 students the opportunity to see Team TechTransport in action Call our offices at 517-708-4390 to get started!
We can’t do it alone!
Special thanks to our growing group of bus sponsors who are bringing the vision to life. Join them in building a brighter future for Lansing residents. Dean Transportation is this month’s highlight sponsor.
Dean Transportation is providing the renovations to the 40-foot motor coach and equipping it with the power supply, storage space, wireless access and physical space for programs.
Dean Transportation was established in the 1950’s as Special Transportation before changing its name in 1991.
Dean Transportation serves school districts, intermediate school districts, and public transit agencies throughout the State of Michigan and has become one of largest privately-owned transportation companies in the country.
Dean Transportation has twice been named the top school bus company in North America and was recently awarded two environmental awards for its commitment to clean transportation.
Dean Transportation also provides transit services on behalf of local transit agencies. Dean currently operates approximately seventy-five vehicles on behalf of the Capital Area Transportation Authority in Lansing, Michigan.