Basic Computer Classes and Programs

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Registration for Spring 2024 will open at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 19. Our classes are offered in the Winter, Spring and Fall. To receive information about classes for next semester, please sign up to receive information about our next registration session by email or text.

1 - Computer classes offered by the Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center

Our classes are designed to help you learn practical, basic computer skills, and are taught by caring and dedicated volunteer teachers.  These skills will help you perform many online tasks on your own, such as looking for helpful resources, applying for jobs and services, keeping in touch with friends and family, and many other activities that require basic computer literacy skills.  To receive information about classes for next semester, please sign up for updates.

2 - Other computer classes available in Montgomery County

  • List of other computer classes available with our partners and online self-paced classes . Most are free or low-cost.  

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  • Montgomery County residents only.
  • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • Registration is on a First Come, First Served Basis.
  • All classes require basic computer knowledge and skills.
  • Must have a computer and internet.
  • Online classes are taught using Zoom platform.

Winter 2024 Schedule At A Glance

Registration opens on January 12 at noon.
Class Start Date
: January 29, 2024

Class Name Class Date Class Day/Time
Introduction to Google Docs & Internet Jan 29-Mar 18 Mondays, 5pm-7pm
Introduction to Basic Microsoft Excel Jan 30-Mar 19 Tuesdays, 6pm - 8pm
Jan 31-Mar 20 Wednesdays, 6pm - 8pm
IN PERSON at Wheaton Office
Introduction to Online Basics & Computers
In  PERSON, for seniors 50 yrs and older
Jan 30-Apr 16 Tuesdays, 3pm - 4pm
IN PERSON at East County
Introduction to Basic MS Word
and Internet
Feb 1-Mar 21 Thursdays, 6pm - 8pm - Online
Feb 1-Mar 21 Thursdays, 11am – 1pm
IN PERSON at East County
Introducción a MS Word, Correo Electrónico,
Archivos y Carpetas   (en línea)
Feb 2-Mar 22 Viernes, 6pm-8pm
En línea

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Classes taught in English.

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