Broadband 2020: Office Hours: CTEP AmeriCorps program, Joel Krogstad

Thanks to folks who spent their Friday lunch with us learning about AmeriCorps and digital literacy!

CTEP AmeriCorps program with Joel Krogstad

The St. Paul Neighborhood Network’s (SPNN) Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) has 35 AmeriCorps Members provide assessment and instruction that improves the technology literacy and employability of low-skilled adults and employment-aged youth in the Twin Cities metro area. Each year, the CTEP AmeriCorps Members will help 1,500 individuals become certified in basic computer skills and 650 to obtain jobs. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage 475 volunteers who will provide additional technology literacy instruction.

Joel Krogstad, Program Director since 2006, has a Master’s degree in Work, Community and Family Education, and has served in this position since 2006. LinkedIn

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Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (, hosts a radio show on MN music (, supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota ( and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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