Webinar: Participant-Centered Curriculum Design for Digital Skills Training

How can digital skills training be responsive to the wide range of needs of participants? Creating a flexible curriculum that allows the trainer to ensure that the trainings meet the unique needs of the participants is key.

In this webinar, you will learn about a variety of strategies for creating training opportunities that can support seniors, children, people with disabilities, people who are unemployed, and non-English speakers.

Speaker: Deb Socia
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.