SenCom Computer ClassesNew Training Site 2012

To Register call (913) 631-5200

Cost:  $30.00 per class –
$15.00 for SenCom Members.

Note:  If you are a SenCom member, you must state so when you register to receive the discount.

Retakes are free for one year.

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Updated Class Handout for July through September 2021 (PDF)→

Shawnee classes resumed in April 2021

Plan for Reopening SenCom Classroom
by Joe Callison

Classroom occupancy will be limited to allow maintenance of at least six feet of separation between occupants not of the same household.

If the room has not been used for the last 7 days, surfaces do not need disinfecting (per CDC guidelines).

Face masks should be on before entering the building and remain on until leaving the building. Instructors may wear a face shield instead of a mask during teaching.

Only members of the same household should share the elevator. Others should wait in line, practicing social distancing.

After signing in at the classroom door, use hand sanitizer and take one of the designated available seats. Use hand sanitizer before leaving the classroom and upon returning from a break.

Water bottles will be at the sign-in table. Students taking a bottle should either discard it when done, even if unopened, or take it with them.

At the end of the class, the instructor shall place a dated tag at each student station that has been used. Tagged stations will be disinfected before the next use if the class is within 7 days and tagged as available for use. Cleaning and disinfection of computer equipment, when required, will be performed by or under the direction of the Technical Director.

* Denotes Core Classes

Beginners Computer Workshop *
Are you new to the computer world? Get started from the beginning and learn the basics! Learn the different types, parts, and uses of your home PC. Begin with the mouse and keyboard as you learn about how to use your computer and its Windows Operating System.

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Bob Bowser

Introduction to Facebook
What is all the hype about?! Join the world of social media! Share information with your family and friends with the click of a mouse. Set up your own Facebook account enabling you to keep up with your friends and family through pictures, media, and personal messages. A personal email address and working knowledge of the keyboard and mouse are recommended.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Ray Martinez

Transfer, Organize, and Edit Photos
Learn how to upload photos to Google Photos and organize and edit them. Learn about the creative features available in Google Photos and how to share photos and create photo presentations with others.

Thursday, August 12, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Joe Callison

Intro to Android Tablets & Phones
Learn about the Android operating system and tablet usage. Will cover Gmail, Chrome, Calendar, Contacts, Play Store, Settings, readers, and more. Bring your tablet (or Android phone) and leave with a working knowledge of how to set up and use it for the most basic functions and some advanced functions.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Bob Bowser

Organizing Files and Folders *
Learn to manage and organize your files and folders using Windows Explorer software. You will learn how to create, store, organize and use files and folders on your computer. Working knowledge of keyboard and mouse is recommended.

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Ray Martinez

Computer Maintenance *
Keep your computer running smoothly and free of viruses and malware. This workshop will cover the use of cleanup programs and other free software that can help you avoid expensive service fees. Basic knowledge of software downloading and program installation is recommended.

Thursday, September 7, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Joe Callison

Digital​ ​Notebooks
Learn​ ​how​ ​to​ ​use​ ​a​ ​digital​ ​notebook​ ​app​ ​to​ ​capture​ ​your​ ​notes,​ ​thoughts,​ ​sketches,​ ​and​ ​electronic clippings​ ​in​ ​organized​ ​notebooks​ ​that​ ​can​ ​be​ ​saved​ ​to​ ​the​ ​cloud​ ​for​ ​access​ ​from​ ​multiple​ ​devices.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Joe Callison

Intro to iPads & iPhones
An introduction to all the tools and capabilities of this popular tablet computer and smartphone … email, surf the web, watch movies, play games, make to-do lists, and schedule your appointments.
This class is held at the Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66216.

Thursday, September 16, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Ray Martinez

Windows 10 *
Microsoft’s newest operating system was introduced in July of 2015!! Attendees will learn about the system’s newest features, security, and important settings. Prerequisites: Working knowledge of keyboard and mouse.

Tuesday, September 23, 2021, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Bob Bowser

Location for classes, except for iPad/iPhone:

Shawnee Safety Center
6535 Quivira Road
Shawnee, KS 66216
(Southside of Fire Department)

(Access road north of 66th St.)

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Location for iPad/iPhone classes:

Shawnee Civic Center
13817 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, KS 66216

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