MISSION STATEMENT

As a nonprofit, GenerateTech is committed to providing scalable, real-world and hands-on cutting-edge technology training and experiences to all its patrons at low costs so that anyone who seeks to participate could not be excluded because of the cost factor.

OUR COMMITMENT TO QUALITY

At GenerateTech, we contract the services of IT Professionals/Teachers and utilize bright and motivated seniors as volunteers in order to deliver to businesses, adults and students, the best of services and training in technology and STEM education.

OUR PROMISE TO YOU

The staff at GenerateTech will work hard to challenge, inspire, and educate the next generation to become the best scientists, engineers, and computer programmers they can become. Your child, regardless of the grades on his or her report card will learn, excel and grow via our hands-on project-based STEM program.

MEET OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

From left, Grey Gaillard (VP), Terri Anderson (Treasurer), Rachel Morgan (Secretary), Stacie Beckner (Board Chair), Tami Jackson (Vice Chair), Mark Fraser (President)

Mark A. Fraser

Prior to pursuing studies in Information Technology (IT), Mr. Fraser worked as a school teacher, advertising manager and human resources manager. Mr. Mark Fraser is the father of two wonderful children; a son, who is in college majoring in software engineering and Business Technology and a daughter, who is in her senior year at Alabama School of Math and Science. He is the proud husband of Dr. Fraser, who sees patients at Infirmary Health in Saraland. With over fifteen years of training and experience in Information Technology, Mr. Fraser has attained a myriad of Information Technology qualifications including CompTIA's A+, Security+ and Project+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Linux Certified Professional (LCP), Master CIW Designer, and a Bachelors in Information Technology - Network Administration Emphasis. Mark holds the prestigious PMI-CAPM certification and a Master's degree in Information Technology Management. As an ordained Minister of Religion, Mr. Fraser models his lifestyle after the teachings and tenets of the Bible as taught by Jesus in the Beatitudes (Matthew chapter 5).

Prior to founding GenerateTech, Mark taught tech skills to students from Fruitdale High School, Leroy High School, Washington County Elementary and Washington County High school as a part of his after school program. He also had the privilege of training a group of home-schooled students from Jackson, AL. Over the past several years, Mr. Fraser successfully prepared students for participation in Alabama’s Council for Technology in Education (ACTE) annual tech fair – some students won 1st and 2nd places in computer animations, multimedia, web and applications design, and programming. On the sports side, Mr. Fraser played soccer at university level and coached students in Washington County while living there.

President/Tech Instructor

Grey Gaillard

Mr. Gaillard currently teaches Computer Science at the Alabama School of Mathematics and Science where he is head of the Computer Science Department. Mr. Gaillard also serves as a director at GenerateTech. His focus is to teach a variety of programming skills by using languages like Java, C#, Python, SQL,  HTML & CSS, Scratch the Cat, AppInventor for Android, and Processing. Mr. Gaillard received his Master's Degree in Information Systems from the University of South Alabama in the Summer of 2016. He earned Eagle Scout in 2001 and is married to Allison Gaillard, who holds a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Mobile, has a son and daughter enrolled at Saraland Middle School, and has a pet whippet named Coulter. 

Prior to receiving his Master's Degree, Mr. Gaillard earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Faulkner University. He's had great success managing a Pizza Hut restaurant in Thomasville and Monroeville, and a Subway restaurant in Rutland, Vermont. 

 

In the Summer, you'll find Mr. Gaillard teaching a Scratch the Cat Programming course, JAVA, Python, and a Drones and Race cars course at AIMS and GenerateTech camps.

VP/Tech Instructor

Todd Rowland

Mr. Todd Rowland has been a board game producer and developer for 14 years.  He has worked in game design, development, marketing, and social media. He also has extensive experience in product development.  Todd has worked on hits in the hobby game industry such as Smash Up, Love Letter, Legend of the Five Rings, Mystic Vale, and many more. As a father of three, Todd enjoys helping young minds learn how to turn their ideas into reality.

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  Location: 231 Shelton Beach Road, Unit A Saraland, Alabama 36571

Office Hours: Mon, Thurs & Fri: Flexible hours; Tuesday thru Wednesday : 11 AM - 5:30 PM; Sat: 2 PM - 5 PM

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