Houston County B.O.E. to offer free computer classes

Houston County B.O.E. to offer free computer classes

Board members in Houston County are gearing up for free computer classes.
PERRY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Houston County Board of Education will offer it's annual free adult computer classes soon. 

Director of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Dr. Barbara Wall says the community service project will help 56 participants at each the board's seven training locations. 

According to a news release, the classes are taught by career tech employees, and volunteers. 

"We're in a world that exists on computers, and without knowledge of computers, and how to use them one may feel lost and not a part of society," says Wall.

Adults of all ages are encouraged to come; however, Wall adds volunteers tend to see more seniors participate in the course. 

"They'll say things like my children gave me a computer, and I've got to learn what to do with it," says Wall.

The training courses are offered from 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Monday evenings at several locations: 

Veterans High School
  • August 18
  • August 25
Northside High School 
  • September 8
  • September 15
Perry High School 
  • September 22
  • September 29
Houston County Career Academy 
  • October 20
  • October 27
Houston County High School 
  • November 3
  • November 10
Warner Robins High School
  • January 12
  • January 26
Crossroads Center
  • February 2
  • February 9
To register, you can call Bruce VanBibber in Houston County B.O.E. Teaching and Learning Center at (478) 988-6396.

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