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 works with cities who have, or want to have, fast, affordable, reliable broadband. Next Century Cities was recognized by the White House during a press conference on broadband and Deb has been asked to testify before the Congressional SubCommittee on Communications and Technology. Prior to her new role as the Executive Director of Next Century Cities, Deb Socia was the Executive Director of the Tech Goes Home program whose mission is to ensure digital equity. The program was selected as a ComputerWorld 2011 Laureate, was awarded the Public Technology Institute’s 2011 Solutions Award and the 2009 Verizon Tech Savvy Award as well as being mentioned as an exemplary program in several national publications. Deb was named the NATOA Community Broadband Hero in 2013, received the 2013 Pathfinder Award from MassCUE, the 2010 “Leadership and Vision” award from CRSTE (Capitol Region Society for Technology in Education), the Quincy/Geneva Community Advocate award in 2009, and the Lilla G. Frederick Award in 2008.