In 2014, Middle Tennessee added 2,200 new IT jobs and experienced an estimated 1,549 IT vacancies.  The NTC is seeking to address the shortage of skilled IT workers through building connections between the technology business community and students and educators. Learn More


A strong public school system is basic to the health and growth of a community. Quality schools attract people to live in the area. Adopting-a-school helps to strengthen and improve school technology programs, and create a climate of involvement and interaction between business professionals, teachers, and students. Email Sandi Hoff for more Information

Be a TechHire Employer

Employers hire based on mastery, competence, readiness, and attitude – not just on experience and pedigree.

Host a Workplace Learning Field Trip

Students spend a day visiting 2-4 technology companies or IT departments and then finish the day visiting a local school that has a post-secondary tech curriculum.  Workplace Learning Days are field trips that provide students with opportunities to meet technology professionals on-site and learn first-hand about their experiences. Learn More

Sponsor a Teacher Externship

Teacher Externships offer a unique professional development opportunity connecting the classroom to the workplace. They provide an experience in which teachers spend time in a workplace to learn through direct experience about trends, skill requirements and opportunities in industries related to their subject in order to enrich and strengthen their teaching and bring relevance to student learning. Email Sandi Hoff for more Information

Sponsor a Kid for a Computer Camp

Send a kid to camp this summer.  The NTC is offering several technology camps this summer for kids in grades 3-12. Email Sandi Hoff for more Information

Donate to the Technology Scholarship

Donate to the Technology Scholarship Fund.  Each year the NTC provides one or more scholarships benefiting Nashville high school seniors, entering two or four-year degree programs in pursuit of an education in fields related to the creation, innovation, installation or maintenance of technology.  Learn more about this opportunity from The Community Foundation.