TechStyles: a non-profit organization that connects Staten Island Tech students and Lifestyles for the Disabled, a community organization that helps disabled adults participate in a wide variety of programs to develop life skills, to create educational programs with engineering, media production, and technology
- Students visited their Willowbrook Campus and Educational Center to help our students develop an understanding of the potential of the disabled community
- Lifestyles programs to associate with: radio show, woodshop, garden, greenhouse, Café, and Arts & Crafts Centers
- Developed a Techstyles TV Show (through Staten Island Tech’s TV Studio and CTV)
- Applied for grants to obtain a media van, make Staten Island Tech’s TV studio wheelchair accessible, expand the use of smart-board technology and ipads, and connecting the Lifestyles woodshop with Team 375’s robotics program.
- Main goal of TechStyles: students to change lives of disabled adults by teaching them how to connect STEM concepts and life skills together
- Created ‘TechBytes Cafe’ – a weekly cafe that is held at Staten Island Tech where Lifestyles participants sell healthy alternatives to students