Basic Computer Classes and Programs

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Registration for Spring 2023 classes is closed. 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.  

Sign up to receive updates about our next registration session by email or text

  • 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.

Spring 2023 Schedule At A Glance

Class Start Date: End of April 2023

Registration is closed. Classes will be online and in person*.

*In person class will be at The Gilchrist Center in Wheaton: 11002 Veirs Mill Rd., Suite 506 (Westfield South building), Wheaton, MD 20902
Class Name Class Date Class Day/Time
Introduction to Basic Excel Class is full Apr 25 – Jun 13 Tuesdays, 5:00pm - 7:00pm - Online
May 6 – Jun 24 Saturdays, 8:30am - 10:30am  - Online
Introduction to Basic MS Word
and Internet
- IN PERSON - Class is full
May 10 – Jun 28 Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm - IN PERSON
Introduction to Google
Docs & Internet
- Class is full
May 8 – Jun 26 Mondays, 5:00pm - 7:00 pm - Online
MS Word, Correo Electrónico,
Archivos y Carpetas
- Class is full
May 5 – Jun 23 Viernes, 5:30pm - 7:00pm - Online
May 6  – Jun 24 Sábados, 11:00am – 1:00pm - Online

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Para clases en español.

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