Hermes Econometrics supports Computer Science at Terra Linda High School
Academic Excellence at Terra Linda High (AE@TL) School is pleased to share some wonderful news! Our new corporate partners at Hermes Econometrics, California Registered Investment Advisors based in San Rafael, CA, kicks-off our new school year of financial giving with a generous gift of $13,000 to TLCoding Lab. Hermes Econometrics Corporate Gift will support enriched learning in computer science and technology for all students at Terra Linda High School. Our partners at Hermes Econometrics want to help create new opportunities in Computer Science earlier in the academic lives and careers for all students—and specially to help bridge the gender gap for female students. TLCoding Lab is a lunchtime enrichment program open to all students that provides computer science instruction while building community around all things tech at TL. TLCoding Lab will use this gift to support project-based instruction and materials for applied computer science projects in the coming school year which launches our new Guest Mentor Program. Guest Mentors are community partners who volunteer to come in and teach an applied computer science project to our students.
“We are proud to be a partner of such an innovative and exciting program that provides access and career pathways to computer science for all students-- especially girls who code at TL.” said Maia L. McGehee, Principal, Hermes Econometrics. “We will be able to launch our new guest mentor program which allow our students to work on applied computer science projects with Arduinos and specialized materials and software,” said Craig Taylor, Head Mentor, TL Coding Lab. “This generous gift reflects the importance of computer science as a fundament knowledge base and skillset for students moving forward into their future academic and professional careers,” said Katy Dunlap, Principal Terra Linda High School. AE@TL thanks our wonderful partners at Hermes Econometrics on behalf of Terra Linda High School and all of our students interested in computer science and all things tech!