LIVE Classes, Workshops &

Online Learning

Looking for FREE computer training?  We understand that everyone learns differently, and offer programs and training in different formats:

  1. Instructor-Led Classes: 4 half-day, in-person program for adults to learn basic computer use including introductions to Word, Excel, and Canva.

  2. Affordable Connectivity Program: CfAL staff provides in-person, online and workshops to help people sign up for assistance paying for internet.

  3. Hands-On LIVE Assistance: (HOLA!): Schedule a 30-minutes of one-to-one technical support session.

  4. Intermediate and Advanced Classes: In person training to build computer skills to help with job seeking and workforce advancement, and every day computer skills

  5. Typing.com: Learn proper typing form, or just get some good practice in with games and lessons.

  6. Youth Programs: Partnered with Boys and Girls club, youth are taught coding, robotics, photo editing and more.

Choose the style of learning that works best for you! 

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Instructor Led Classes: Intro to Computers

Have a lot to learn? Want to brush up on some of your skills? The Intro to Computers program is a 4 half-day in-person program. You will learn how to navigate your computer, the basics of Word and Excel, budgeting and job hunting, Google Drive and more!

NOTE: Classes are FREE and offered in different locations.  Please note the location of the class you wish to attend. You may also qualify for  FREE refurbished computer.

 

Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

CfAL staff provides in-person, online and workshops to help people sign up for assistance paying for internet.

CfAL staff can also come to YOUR place of business to help your staff sign up.

Available through most internet providers. Not required to be a Comcast customer to participate.

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Hands-On LIVE Assistance (HOLA)

Need a little extra help tacking a technology challenge? 

CfAL's Hands-On LIVE Assistance (HOLA) is here to help!

 

Using Zoom, CfAL offers FREE one-to-one technical support with a computer specialist to teach you new skills - and answer direct questions!

HOLA support can help address basic technical support from networking and display issues to formatting documents and creating PDFs. 

NOTE: HOLA support will NOT fix errors caused by viruses or wifi issues.  Wifi issues should be reported to your internet service provider. 

Virtual Conference

Reserve a time for support through HOLA.

 
 
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Intermediate and Advanced Classes

In person training to build computer skills to help with job seeking and workforce advancement, and every day computer skills

 

Free Typing Lessons
Offered through Typing.com

Typing skills can help save time in completing writing assignments.  Typing.com combines lessons with fun typing games that are entertaining for children AND adults!  Typing.com also offers lessons in internet safety. 

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CfAL's Staff Top Picks:

Keyboard Jump:

In addition to great typing lessons, Keyboard Jump is a fun game to practice typing skills.  Be warned...this game is as entertaining for adults as it is children!

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Youth Programs:

Empowering Youth through Technology

CfAL is proud to offer Technology & Computer Training for Youth, specifically designed to support youth express themselves safely online through technology projects.

Youth participants can choose to learn:

  • Website development,

  • Video, audio, and photo editing, 

  • Computer troubleshooting/refurbishment,

  • Coding and introduction to robotics!

This program is run in partnership with the Boy's and Girl's Club. During the academic school year, classes are run as an after school program.

During the summer, the program transitions to a "camp". We run drop in tech clubs as well as a refurbishment program where high-school aged can get community service hours learning to refurbish computers, and receive a free computer at the end of the program