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: $85 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.


  • June 20, 22, 27, 29
    Jun 20, 2017 - Jun 29, 2017
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

Pre-requisite: Intro to WORD or WORD experience. Topics covered include mail merge, templates, styles, tables, headers, footers, tabs, etc.Read More


  • July 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26
    Jul 10, 2017 - Jul 26, 2017
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Pre-requisite: Intro to WORD or WORD experience. Learn to use the spreadsheet program, Microsoft EXCEL. Learn to create, edit and format worksheets; enter and edit data and text, perform calculations, create and copy formulas, and more.Read More


  • July 11, 13, 18, 20
    Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 20, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pre-requisite: Intro to WORD or WORD experience. Learn to use Microsoft PowerPoint. Find out how to create presentations made up of a series of slides. Be creative and add animation, sound and graphics.Read More


  • July 11, 13, 18, 20, 25
    Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 25, 2017
    11:15 am - 1:15 pm

Pre-requisite: Intro to Windows or previous experience. Learn to use the word processing software Microsoft WORD. Become familiar with all the icons on the ribbon so that you will be able to create and save documents, move and copy text, set margins, reformat documents and more.Read More


  • August 1, 3, 8, 10
    Aug 1, 2017 - Aug 10, 2017
    9:00 am - 11:15 am

Pre-requisite: Intro to WORD or WORD experience. Topics covered include mail merge, templates, styles, tables, headers, footers, tabs, etc.Read More


  • August 22, 24, 29
    Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 29, 2017
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Pre-requisite: Intro to WORD or WORD experience. Learn to use Outlook which integrates email, address books and calendars in one place.Read More