Learn how to create your own website in an accelerated six week series. By the end of the series students will build their own portfolio website and learn the basics of HTML and CSS and more.
Technology Classes & Workshops
Facebook offers business users a wealth of information that can be used to reach your target audience. Learn how to access and plan for social network success whether you're a small business, non-profit, entrepreneur or promoter.
Learn how to use Google’s online calendar for effective time management, sharing event information, invites, notifications and more. Must have email address to attend this class.
Learn how to save files online, create your own documents using Google's word processor, and learn about Drive's collaborative sharing features. Must have email address to attend this class.
Social media is a powerful tool for getting the word out, whether you're selling a product, promoting an event or raising awareness about something. This class will teach you to tap into the power of Facebook, Twitter, blogs and personal websites to get your message across.
Learn how to use Microsoft Access to create and manage databases.
Class I: Explore what a relational database is. Understand the process of designing a database. Create a new database and learn to import from external sources.
Class II: Learn what a query is and how to create one. Practice using criteria to pull the data you need from your tables.
Class III: Learn to use the report wizard. Learn how to customize a report in design view and format reports using autoformat tools. Create forms for user data entry and create value-lookup controls to make data entry easier.
Expand your Excel knowledge and learn about conditional formatting, freezing rows, and using tables. Basic Excel skills required.
Excel spreadsheets allow you to easily store, organize and manipulate data. In this class, you will learn the basics of Excel (inserting text, basic functions, AutoSum, AutoFill, and more) by creating a basic budget spreadsheet and making Excel do all the math for you!
Learn how to make Excel do the work for you by using commonly accessed formulas and functions. Basic Excel skills required.
Make your Excel workbook pop by using pivot tables and graphs to represent your data visually. Basic Excel skills required to attend.
Learn how to automate repetitive tasks by recording and running simple macros in Excel. Basic Excel skills required.
Use the sort and filter features in Excel to organize your data so you can find the information you are looking for easily. Basic Excel skills required to attend.
Excel's What-If Analysis tools can help you experiment and answer questions with your data, even when the data is incomplete. Basic Excel skills required to attend.
Microsoft OneDrive is an online storage service and more. Join us to see how you can store files from your computer online and even have access to free versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
PowerPoint is a popular presentation creation software that uses slides. Learn how to create, edit and save a basic presentation using PowerPoint.
From greeting cards to banners to newsletters, desktop publishing can be easy with Publisher. Start by learning how to use a template to create a business card easily; then learn how to edit and arrange text, images, fonts, and colors as we create a flyer with Publisher.
Microsoft Word can automate creating labels, personalizing letters, and even managing things like seating charts. Join us to learn how to get the most out of mail merge by using the wizard or even creating a document from scratch. Intermediate Word skills required.
Learn how to create and edit a document with Word. We will look at basic formatting tools like how to bold text and change the page alignment.
Microsoft Word has many tools that make working on long documents a snap! Join us as we explore styles, headers & footers, image manipulation and more! Basic Word skills required.
Whether you already have a resume or need to start from scratch, come learn how to use Microsoft Word to create a professional looking resume using basic and advanced formatting tools. Basic Word skills required.
Building on the project and skills acquired in HTML & CSS I-IV, this two part class will cover advanced HTML and CSS features, notably creating a responsive website that adapts to different screen sizes. Knowledge of basic HTML and CSS is required, and attending the HTML & CSS I-IV classes is highly recommended.
Python is a general-purpose programming language that’s used for web development, task automation, data analysis, and a wide-range of software development. It’s a highly desirable skill and a great place to start programming. No previous programming experience required, but you need to have intermediate computer skills to attend.
Class I: Variables, Expressions, and String Format Operators
Class II: Prompts and Conditionals
Class III: Loops and Functions
Class IV: Lists, Tuples, Dictionaries, Classes, and Objects
QuickBooks is used by small businesses to manage payroll, inventory, sales, and other needs. This class will give an overview of the 2013 Desktop version, and will include navigation instruction, and creation of a sample business file.
Do more with Excel using Visual Basic!
Class I: Learn how macros are recorded and how we can make edits to make macros more efficient!
Class II: Learn how to use common programming tools like loops and variables to increase the functionality of VBA.
Class III: Learn how to run a script automatically when you open a workbook or worksheet. Discover debugging tools to find and correct errors. Learn how to find code you don't already know!
Learn to create your own blog or basic website with WordPress.com. Note: these classes cover WordPress.com (not WordPress.org).
Class I: Learn to navigate; make pages and posts; add photos; and customize the appearance of your website.
Class II: Explore creating static homepages, contact forms, custom menus, and photo galleries. Add additional users, manage comments, and integrate social media on your website.