computer center 

The purpose of the YWCA Computer Center is to ensure that all people, especially women and girls, have access to computer technology that is often necessary for success at work, school and home.
 
 
 
New Classes: Gadgets Group, TechSMART, Windows 8.1, iPad, the Cloud and QuickBooks Classes!
 
 

The YWCA Computer Center Offers:

Morning, afternoon and evening classes
Small class size (limited to 8 women/men per class)
Over 25 different classes
New classes starting each month
Comfortable learning environment
Sensitivity to beginners
Private tutoring sessions
Business trainings; your site or ours
Specialized classes for your group
Professional training for companies & non-profits
Computer phone support
Practice time
Financial Assistance
Click here for application
Free, on-site parking

Click HERE to send an email to the Computer Center

Business Trainings are a great way for employees to receive computer training.  Trainings are customized to meet the needs of the employees.  The trainings can be at your site or in the YWCA computer lab.  Business training fees vary.  Contact the YWCA to schedule a training session. 

Private Tutoring is a great way to learn a program or get help on a project that you are doing on the computer.  You can cover a lot of material in a short matter of time with one-on-one instruction.  $45/hour Members or $55/hour Non-Members.  

Computer Phone Support is a convenient way to get help when you're having trouble using office programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, or Access.  Call the YWCA Computer Center and get an answer to your question within two business days (usually the same day).  $20 for up to 15 minutes of phone support.  $15 for each additional 15 minutes of support.   
 
Gadgets Group
Bring your electronic gadget to the group to get answers to your questions so can become TechSMART. Your electronic gadget can be any tablet PC (including iPads, Surface or Android), smartphone or e-reader. Registration is required. Fee $10

Do you own the Surface or an Android Table?  We can teach you how to use these in a
Private Tutoring Session.  We also offer tutoring for Smartphones.
Call for more information: 724.834.9390
 
TechGYRLS
Girls ages 11 to 14 learn how to build, program and activate working robots using Robolab, a classroom kit designed by LEGO® using the Mindstorm® Technology. We will be using the latest Lego® Mindstorms® EV3 products. Girls build self-confidence, learn teamwork and troubleshooting skills and increase their skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Each session ends with a “Robo Expo” for girls to demonstrate working robots to family and friends. Contact Gina McGrath for information about this year’s TechGYRLS Summer Camp. Scholarships are available.
 
Bagels and Bytes
Bring your tech questions, ideas, and issues. Join our fellowship of nonprofit techies (professional and "accidental" are equally welcome) as we brainstorm, share ideas and solutions, and support each other! Both groups are very supportive and non-judgmental. There is no such thing as a "stupid" question at these meetings - all questions and topics for discussion are welcomed. We learn from each other in unexpected ways regardless of knowledge or skill levels. Hence, you don't have to be an "expert" techie to attend, just curious and interested in nonprofit technology.
This group meets the second Tuesday of every other month. January, March, May, July, September, and November. For more information, or to attend a meeting, contact
 Gina McGrath, Technology Director at 724.834.9390 x 107.