Mission Statement

A not-for-profit foundation that operates in the public interest to encourage a prosperous, sustainable future through education and experience in engineering, science, technology and innovation.

The foundation believes that technological advances should be driven by the needs of humanity and that an inspired knowledge of science, engineering and technology can positively influence quality of life, career options for young people, and the prospects of future generations.

Because life’s inspirations begin in childhood, the foundation will support children in their discovery, appreciation and enjoyment of science and technology by providing resources, experiences and learning opportunities.

GRLIC Computer Classes


Class Schedules

Summer Session Schedule          Sign Up HERE

***All classes listed below run 12:30pm-1:30pm except the Resume & Interview Workshop
June 28 & June 30 - Computer & Internet Basics
July 7, 12, 15, 19, 21 - Google Series
July 28, 30 - Word Processing Series
Aug 2, 4, 9, 11 - Spreadsheets Series
Aug 16 - PowerPoint Presentation Class 
Aug 18 - Social Media Workshop
Aug 23 - Keyboarding Class
Aug 25 - Resume & Interview Workshop (11:30am-1:30pm)
Aug 30 - Smart Phone & Tablet Help Workshop
Sept 1 - Photoshop/Online Photo Editor Workshop

Class Descriptions

Introduction to Word Processing This class will provide an introduction to the word processing program, Microsoft Word. Learn how to create a simple document, edit and format text, correct spelling errors, and adjust the margins. Class will also cover how to save, print, and open files.

Introduction to Spreadsheets This class will provide an introduction to the spreadsheets program, Microsoft Excel. This course introduces basic spread sheet design and development. Topics include writing basic formulas, using functions, enhancing spread sheets, and printing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and print basic spread sheets. Class will also cover how to save, print, and open files. 

Introduction to PowerPoint Presentations This class will provide an introduction to the professional presentation program, Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn how to create slideshows, insert information in an organized professional manner, insert images and graphs, and how to add special effects. Class will also cover how to save, open, and special printing options.

Introduction to Computer Basics and Internet Basics This is a two part course, the first night will be a tutorial of a PC computer: learn about different computer components, how to create and manage folders, change display and security options. The second night we will become more comfortable with using Internet applications (google chrome or internet explorer). Learn how to save bookmarks, use google search engine, etc. 

Social Media This class will give an introduction to social media outlets, like Facebook. Learn how to create and manage an account. Upload pictures, make posts, and create business pages and groups. Class will also cover security and privacy settings.

Keyboarding This class will teach proper finger placement on the keyboard. Learn how to type more efficiently and at a quicker pace. Class will also cover keyboard shortcuts and special keys. (PC)

Resume & Interview Workshop Two part course. Learn to create a professional resume (with Microsoft Word) and prepare for a job interview. Prepare for a job interview by learning what to wear, how to act and how to answer common interview questions.

Smart Phone & Tablet Help Have a smart phone or tablet that you just can't figure out? Bring your questions to us! Learn how to take pictures, send emails and texts, save contact information and so much more! (IOS & Android)

Introduction to Google Drive & Email This class will provide an introduction to the Google Email, Drive, and Docs. Learn to manage an email account, change security features and of course keep in touch with loved ones via gmail. Learn how to upload documents and pictures to your google drive and have them with you wherever you have internet. Create basic word documents, spreadsheets, and manage folders with in the Google Drive. Share files and work simultaneously with others without needed to meet in person.

Online Photo Workshop/Photo Editor Learn how to edit your photos using an online photoshop program, create photo invitations, Christmas cards, etc with your own personal photos! Learn how to upload and back up all your pictures too. 

 Upcoming Schedules

Fall Session Schedule                  Sign Up HERE
Spring Session Schedule             Sign Up HERE

Contact Instructor

Deseree Furman

2 comments:

  1. I am a senior and have not done any bookkeeping/accounting since the 60's. I now find myself in a place where I need to organize various financial situations, and I believe that I need to learn how to produce a spreadsheet in order to do that. My question is how involved in basic bookkeeping do you review? I feel like I might be starting from scratch. Can I just 'jump in' to your class, or should I take a bookkeeping/accounting class first? Thanks for you input. Linda Gray myoldmill@yahoo.com

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    1. I have forwarded your message to the appropriate party. Look forward to assisting you with your computer education. Thank you for the inquiry.

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