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T.E.A.C.H. (Tech. in Educ. Advancing with Children Helping)

Narrowing the achievement gap by ensuring low income students have home computers with student mentors to guide them.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Education
  • Location Bellevue, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Website teachteched.org

Company Summary

TEACH is dedicated to provide home computers to students who cannot afford to purchase a computer. This will improve the students learning to close the achievement gap between students from high and low income families. A key tenet of TEACH is the importance of the peers teaching peers to use the home computers. Research shows that students learn much from their peers and that there is a positive effect for the peers that are doing the teaching.

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    Char Miller
    Founder

    Char worked at Microsoft for 12 years in various roles in Finance, with a focus on Systems and Process Management. She has been active in the public education system with her 3 children now in 4th, 6th and 7th grades. Char is currently attending WGU Washington to get secondary BA in Special Education, with a follow up MEd in Learning and Technology. She has a BA in Business Administration from University of Washington.

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    Marion Miller
    Vice President

    During her forty year career as an educator, Marion has been a very active leader in both general and special education. She has been a teacher, administrator, professional developer and education consultant. As an administrator, Marion has provided leadership as a school principal, a manager and a director in several state agencies and a leader in the development of many state initiatives in the State of California. She has been a teacher, princ

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    Brady Miller
    Vice President

    Medical Doctor specializing in Hematology/Oncology. His current focus utilizes extensive technology in the research of genotypes.

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    Peg Miller
    Secretary

    Peg Miller graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Physical Therapy. In addition to raising four children, she worked as a physical therapist in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Washington and California, in all different kinds of settings, including early intervention, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, etc. In 1995 she began working with people who are homeless, and has volunteered at Options Recovery Services in Berkeley California for

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    Bob Miller
    Treasurer

    Robert Miller has served as Oculus's chief financial officer since June 2004. Mr. Miller has served as a director of Scanis, Inc. since 1998 and served as acting chief financial officer from 1998 to June 2006. He was a chief financial officer consultant to Evit Labs from June 2003 to December 2004, Wildlife International Network from October 2002 to December 2005, Endoscopic Technologies from November 2002 to March 2004, Biolog from January 2000