Helping San Antonio grow, attract, and retain the next generation of talent vital to a thriving community.
The Tech Bloc 4 Tech Ed Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Tech Bloc, a nonprofit technology economy advocacy movement. With over 3,000 members, Tech Bloc is a voice for the technology industries of San Antonio, fosters technology and startup education, and seeks to enhance our community’s urban lifestyle option as a destination for creative class workers.
We are currently in the process of relocating offices.
With your support of $10 or more, the Centers for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) Tech High School will be an in-district charter school in the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) located in the heart of our downtown technology district. CAST Tech will redefine the high school experience in San Antonio by embedding advanced technical training, industry-recognized certificates, and college-level work for credit. CAST Tech students will graduate from high school with a diploma and a minimum of 30 college credits, plus the opportunity to earn industry-recognized certificates and an associate’s degree. The school will offer a combination of blended (online) learning, project-based learning, and work-based learning, with class time structured around research, labs, and projects provided by industry partners.