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Google Docs and Gmail

Free

with Chris Suggs

Calendar Jan 26, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn to use this cloud-based program to creat and share doucments, spreadsheets, presentations, set up a Gmail account, and more. Computers will be available for this training, you will not need bring a laptop but you can bring a fully charged laptop if you wish. No special software is required/needed.

The Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative (MDII) is a program developed by the National Digital Equity Center (NDEC) to deploy teams of AmeriCorps volunteers, throughout the state of Maine, to provide free of charge computer skills training, that is open to the public in community centers, libraries, and adult education facilities. The MDII goal is to confront barriers to digital literacy while connecting communities, employers, workers, neighbors, and decision makers around to make a positive impact impact on the issues of economic development through workforce education as well as technology training for older adults with aging in place concerns.

Will run

Internet Safety

Free

with Chris Suggs

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This is one of the most important computer classes you can take! Learn tips and strategies to keep you and your family safe online. Computers will be available for this training. You will not need to bring a laptop or purchase software to attend. Bringing a fully charged laptop is optional.

The Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative (MDII) is a program developed by the National Digital Equity Center (NDEC) to deploy teams of AmeriCorps volunteers, throughout the state of Maine,  to provide free of charge computer skills training, that is open to the public in community centers, libraries, and adult education facilities. The MDII goal is to confront barriers to digital literacy while connecting communities, employers, workers, neighbors, and decision makers around to make a positive impact on the issues of economic development through workforce education as well as technology training for older adults with aging in place concerns.  

Full Course

Internet Safety Section 2

Free

with Chris Suggs

Calendar Feb 13, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

This is one of the most important computer classes you can take! Learn tips and strategies to keep you and your family safe online. Computers will be available for this training. You will not need to bring a laptop or purchase software to attend. Bringing a fully charged laptop is optional.

Optional: fully charged laptopThe Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative (MDII) is a program developed by the National Digital Equity Center (NDEC) to deploy teams of AmeriCorps volunteers, throughout the state of Maine,  to provide free of charge computer skills training, that is open to the public in community centers, libraries, and adult education facilities. The MDII goal is to confront barriers to digital literacy while connecting communities, employers, workers, neighbors, etc.

Internet Safety Section 3

Free

with Chris Suggs

Calendar Feb 27, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

This is one of the most important computer classes you can take! Learn tips and strategies to keep you and your family safe online. Computers will be available for this training. You will not need to bring a laptop or purchase software to attend. Bringing a fully charged laptop is optional.

 

Optional: fully charged laptopThe Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative (MDII) is a program developed by the National Digital Equity Center (NDEC) to deploy teams of AmeriCorps volunteers, throughout the state of Maine,  to provide free of charge computer skills training, that is open to the public in community centers, libraries, and adult education facilities. The MDII goal is to confront barriers to digital literacy while connecting communities, employers, workers, neighbors, etc.

Introduction to Computers

Free

with Chris Suggs

Calendar Jan 23, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 2 weeks

If you are new to computers or want to update your skills, this course is for you. Computers will be available for this training so bringing a laptop is not required, but is optional.

Optional: fully charged laptopThe Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative (MDII) is a program developed by the National Digital Equity Center (NDEC) to deploy teams of AmeriCorps volunteers, throughout the state of Maine,  to provide free of charge computer skills training, that is open to the public in community centers, libraries, and adult education facilities. The MDII goal is to confront barriers to digital literacy while connecting communities, employers, workers, neighbors, and decision makers around to make a positive impact on the issues of economic development through workforce education as well as technology training for older adults with aging in place concerns.  

Will run

Microsoft Excel

Free

with Chris Suggs

Calendar Jan 26, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

We’ll work through the Microsoft Office spreadsheet application, learning to organize and calculate data. You will not need to bring a laptop or purchase software to attend. Bringing a fully charged laptop is optional.

The Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative (MDII) is a program developed by the National Digital Equity Center (NDEC) to deploy teams of AmeriCorps volunteers, throughout the state of Maine,  to provide free of charge computer skills training, that is open to the public in community centers, libraries, and adult education facilities. The MDII goal is to confront barriers to digital literacy while connecting communities, employers, workers, neighbors, and decision makers around to make a positive impact on the issues of economic development through workforce education as well as technology training for older adults with aging in place concerns.  

Full Course

Self-Employment: an Introduction W19

Free

with Sarah Joy Chaples

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed.





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