All Kinds of News for January 09, 2019
TechieForLife (TFL) and the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) are excited to announce the launch of NATSAP Connect, an app for educational consultants and NATSAP affiliated schools and programs to access NATSAP resources. TFL students have been building this service for the last 20 months and are looking forward to seeing it launched at the upcoming NATSAP 2019 Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX.
This free app, developed as an internal industry tool, provides educational consultants and NATSAP members a mobile ability to
- Connect quickly on handheld devices
- Contact the right person confidently
- Use clickable map links to easily locate destinations
- Search more effectively with updated capabilities
- Stay current with school and program staff changes
- Share and update direct internal contact information
TFL students will be available to assist in getting started with the app at the upcoming 2019 Annual NATSAP Conference, January 30- February 1, in San Antonio, Texas. This mobile app project under the supervision of Erik Bylund, TFL Lead Tech Coach, is intended to increase accessability to NATSAP’s current directory system. Students in TFL’s in-house tech program have put their “skills, expertise and hearts into this exciting project,” said TFL’s Executive Director Jason Grygla, “They have worked hard to build this app from the ground up and learned so much in the process.” TFL student Dylan Matthews shared, “Having the opportunity to communicate with a client and deliver their desired product is invaluable career preparation.”
TechieForLife (TFL) is a co-ed, residential postsecondary school with a wrap-around career support program in beautiful St. George, Utah. Students with neurodiverse social, emotional and academic challenges, such as autism, receive mentoring so they can build social connections, confidence and independence. Licensed as a vocational school, TFL offers in-house computer tech training, college or trade school help, apprenticeships, internships and job support for individualized paths forward. At TFL, students have a place to belong and support to succeed.