Community Partners

Community Partnerships play a crucial role in promoting academic success. Integrated strategies lead to solid community support and successful school initiatives. Through its strong network of collaborative partnerships, Urban Tech utilizes a wide range of community resources, synchronizing the goals and objectives of specific school communities. Applying “A Whole Village” approach to education ensures that students, schools and families will continue to excel in dynamic, creative learning environments.

Empowering Communities with Technology

Our Track Record and Success

Evaluators have said that Teachers, Principals and Parents are excited about how quickly they see results when using our technology to awaken students and empower them to become lifelong learners and leaders in their communities.

YLA Outcomes
  • Teaching consequences of at-risk behavior

  • Improving communication & tolerance across cultures

  • Using technology as a tool to motivate & improve learning

  • Increasing grades and graduation rates

YLA Speaks To Students

Mulitple modalities give all learners an opportunity to interact with different materials. The content is geared toward young people's interests and experiences


  • Full animated videos and broken down clips - teachers can play a full video or go through the video in shorter, easier to digest clips

  • Writen text for verbal dialogue - each video also plays out the text version of the words to make it easier for students who need visual supports

  • Short and longer texts for reading comprehension - module materials and Instructor Notes spell out several opions to expand and contract reading passages to meet the needs of learners at different reading levels

  • Writing Practice - personal journals online or journal quesions for offline wriing allow students ample writing pracice

  • Discussion topics - break out small groups of students or pairs to talk through topics - students helping students pracice engaging with peers