Get Involved

Dean Tech is fully committed to our students’ success, and so we are always seeking dedicated, passionate, and qualified individuals and groups to join our team and work towards our educational goals. There are many ways to become involved!


Your tax-deductible donation to Dean Tech, a GRAD Academy, will directly support the summer institutes, curriculum enrichment, and ongoing guidance that make college dreams a reality for more and more students.


Looking for a great way to get involved in your community? Exploring a career change? Dean Tech can put your skills to work, add experience to your resume, and build new skills through on-the-job training. Best of all, whether you choose an ongoing commitment such as tutoring or one-time help at an event, your involvement can make the difference in a young person’s life.


Dean Tech is currently recruiting outstanding secondary school teachers for the 2015-2016 school year. To learn more about how the Dean team works, click here. To find out how to join the Dean team, click here.

Dean Tech is also recruiting teacher leaders as part of the T3 (Turnaround Teacher Teams) Initiative is an innovative teacher leadership program for experienced, effective teachers in high-needs schools.

T3 Teacher Leaders learn, lead, and collaborate to improve teacher practice and student outcomes. T3 typically partners with schools for a 2-3 year cycle to create and sustain systems and structures to support ongoing student achievement. T3 Teacher Leaders are expected to commit to their role for the full length of the partnership. Click here to learn more about the Roles and Responsibilities of a T3 Teacher Leader, and you can click here to find out more about the application process.


Dean Tech has gotten off to a successful start because organizations throughout our community have joined us in wanting to change the educational landscape in Holyoke. We thank our visionary partners and funders for their steadfast support of enhancing learning environments and helping students and their families believe that college is attainable. Each partner strengthens GRAD Academy Memphis, helping empower young people on their journeys to lifelong success and the success of our communities.

Higher Education Partners

By partnering with Dean Tech, colleges and universities can help make higher education a reality for more young people in Holyoke. Working with Dean Tech also raises the profile of partner institutions, both among potential students and throughout the nation.

Corporate, Foundation, and Individual Partners

Individuals and groups can support our scholars with financial and in-kind contributions, as well as the knowledge that their community believes in their success. To explore ways in which your own organization can partner with Dean Tech, please contact us directly!