Developing an Individualized & Adaptive Curriculum

Members $125/Non-members $250

NTEN courses run for one week and are offered twice a year.

I really appreciated getting personal feedback on my homework. All in all, it was a good class, perfect for my skill level. I look forward to attending more!
Previous NTEN Course participant

Course Overview

Strategic Thinking

Identify strategies for supporting digital skills acquisition in diverse communities, including seniors, non-English speakers, people with disabilities, youth, and those with low literacy.


Identify common barriers to effective digital skills training as well as strategies to address those challenges.

Problem Solving

Identify local resources and opportunities to enhance curricula and increase the efficacy of digital skills training.


In this course, we will review current research and best practices for supporting a diverse set of digital literacy learners, including those with low literacy levels, people with disabilities, youth, seniors, and non-English speakers. We will also explore a wide variety of resources and networking opportunities to enhance your understanding of both the challenges of supporting a variety of learners and the solutions at your disposal.

You’ll have the opportunity to share both dilemmas and successful interventions with peers. Together we will identify potential local resources to support your efforts.


Deb Socia

President and CEO
The Enterprise Center
Deb Socia is the Executive Director of Next Century Cities, a nonprofit that strives to support community leaders across the country as they seek to ensure that all have access to fast, affordable, and reliable Internet. More than 180 cities strong, Next Century Cities is committed to celebrating city successes, demonstrating the value of truly high-speed broadband, and elevating the importance of next-generation broadband as essential infrastructure. Prior to her current role, Deb was the Executive Director of the Tech Goes Home program in Boston whose mission is to ensure digital equity. Tech Goes Home provides training, hardware, and low-cost Internet access to Boston residents and supported nearly 14,000 participants during Deb’s tenure. Previously, Deb spent 32 years as an educator and administrator. She was the founding principal of the award-winning Lilla G. Frederick Middle School, a Boston Public School where she led the one-to-one laptop initiative.

Blended courses run for one week and offer a mix of self-paced and live events to offer both the flexibility you need with the personal connection you want.

Earn While You Learn - Professional Credits

In addition to our own Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate, NTEN is an approved provider for a number of other professional credentials programs. This course qualifies for the following credits:


NTEN Professional Certificate



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