Computer Classes at the Computer Lab at the NCJW/Essex Center for Women is the place to learn new computer skills or enhance your abilities for a current job or a new career in a small classroom setting! Choose from a wide variety of courses, including Introduction to Windows, Email and the Internet, Intro and Intermediate Word, Basic and Intermediate Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
Who are our students?
- Women who are entering or re-entering the workplace
- Women who want to help their children with homework
- Women who do not want to rely on others for computer help
- Women who want to volunteer for an organization
- Women who just want to learn for their own enjoyment and satisfaction
You will learn how to:
- Master basic computer skills
- Surf the Internet
- Send Emails with attachments
- Create resumes and invitations
- Set up budgets and spreadsheets
- Create slide presentations for the office or a social gathering
- Manage your small business or home financial accounts
Computer training is available for all skill levels in a small classroom environment. Fee: $35 for each course. Inquire about eligibility for reduced fees. Displaced Homemaker (DH) clients pay a reservation fee which is returned upon successful completion of the class.
Basic WORD Class – Monday, September 21, through Friday, September 25, daily from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Class will be conducted via Zoom, please email email@example.com for more information.
Intermediate WORD Class – Tuesday, September 29, through Friday, October 2, daily from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Class will be conducted via Zoom, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Advanced EXCEL Class – To be scheduled, probably in October. Please email email@example.com to be notified when class dates are announced.
Social Media and Smartphones 101 Class for Parents –Monday, October 5, through Friday, October 9, daily from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. OR Monday, October 12, through Friday, October 16, daily from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
This class is designed to help get parents/guardians more informed and comfortable with the decisions they make about the technology in their kids’ hands. Topics covered include phone readiness, choosing/setting up phones (and other devices), making phones less addictive, phone use and child health, monitoring and management, choosing/setting up social media, responsible phone use, parent-child contracts, and more.