IN today’s economy, tech skills are crucial to the future of our state – and to the future of our young people.

We’re Nextech, a nonprofit committed to ensuring that all Indiana students have access to the tools they need to develop those skills. Join us.

INformation Age INnovation INclusion INdianaAt Nextech, we believe Indiana has a role to play in America’s digital future: As a place where dreams have room to grow, and as a central crossroads for an increasingly networked nation.

To realize this future for our state, we need to make sure all of our young people – regardless of family income or social background – have the education and training they need to thrive in the Information Age.

With our statewide alliance of donors, business partners, and educators, Nextech is making this vision a reality. But we need your help – consider supporting our programs by making a donation. It’s the best investment you can make in our state’s future.

INformation Age. INnovation. INclusion. INdiana.

At Nextech, we believe Indiana has a role to play in America’s digital future: As a place where dreams have room to grow, and as a central crossroads for an increasingly networked nation.

To realize this future for our state, we need to make sure all of our young people – regardless of family income or social background – have the education and training they need to thrive in the Information Age.

With our statewide alliance of donors, business partners, and educators, Nextech is making this vision a reality. But we need your help – consider supporting our programs by making a donation. It’s the best investment you can make in our state’s future.

A donation to Nextech is an investment in Indiana's future

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Create equitable access to computer science curriculum and experiences for all K-12 Indiana students.

Our Mission

Create equitable access to computer science curriculum and experiences for all K-12 Indiana students.

What We Do For Teachers

Equip educators with the knowledge, resources and confidence to deliver high-quality computer science and industry relevant curriculum to all Indiana students.

Teacher Training

Partnering with Code.org to bring nationally recognized curriculum and PD to Indiana's K-12 classrooms, Nextech insures teachers, whether new to teaching computer science or those with several years experience, will experience growth in their teaching practices and while providing space to become comfortable with the curriculum.
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CS Implementation

These 1-day Classroom to Career workshop opportunities are open to all K-12 Nextech teachers. They are fun experiences to help teachers understand how computer science impacts different careers so that they can best help their students understand the multitude of industries and opportunities available to them in the subject.

Tech Connections

Nextech offers 1-day experiences to help teachers understand how computer science impacts different careers so that they can best help their students understand the multitude of industries and opportunities available to them in the subject.

Teacher Testimonials

"With Nextech, we're given a lot of support to help us. You have Nextech supporting you. You have community members supporting you. You have colleagues supporting you. There's a lot involved with becoming a Nextech teacher."
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Angela J.
George Washington Community HS
"Nextech's support has been huge in helping me transition to CS. There are many programs and I have experimented with several of them. But the support I have received from Nextech is by far the best for me and my students."
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Joann N.
Academy of Science & Entrepreneurship
"Thank you so much for the outstanding professional development you have provided me this summer. Both experiences were fantastic! I really appreciate the support you give me in being the best computer science teacher I can be. "
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Emily C.
St. Simon Catholic School

What We Do For Students

Provide a continuum of experiences that help students connect the CS concepts they are learning in the classroom to the real world, specifically in the context of different careers in technology across all industries.

Coding Competitions

Today’s students within them the hidden potential to create beyond their wildest imaginations; they simply need the inspiration to unleash that potential. Through a series of individual and team based coding competitions Nextech is the catalyst to help students realize they have the power to be creators of technology, and not just consumers.

Catapult Experience

For Central Indiana rising high school Juniors and Seniors, Catapult is a yearlong immersive experience that helps students aspiring for a career in technology to develop technical and workplace skills, authentic peer relationships, a passion for community service and deep roots for a lifelong personal and professional connection to Indianapolis.
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Navigate

Nextech Navigate is a virtual field trip designed to educate and inspire high school students about the power of CS and careers in technology. This annual event includes educational sessions across three main themes: development of specific technical skills; connecting the classroom to careers in tech; and exploration of post secondary paths.

Student Testimonials

“What makes Nextech special and that you are not lost in the crowd, everyone is given mentoring and teaching and the attention needed to grow. It provides so many opportunities and has connections throughout the tech industry in INDY.”
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Jason B.
Catapult Participant
“Coming into the Catapult program I did not know there were so many pathways in tech; I thought everyone was a software engineer. I now know what it takes to be successful is the willingness to continuously learn and never give up.”
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Dajanae B.
Catapult Participant
"Nextech really aspires to help Catapults as much as possible. They give students an opportunity to learn in ways schools can’t offer and connects them to Indy's tech community in ways that can help set one's future up.”
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Christian H.
Catapult Participant

Contact Us

K-12 Computer Science: Want to bring Code.org curriculum to your district? Please complete this form.

General inquiries: Fill out this short form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible: