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Digital NEST



Web + Information Technology

WIT: Tech Squad

Free

with Monica Gutierrez

Calendar Jun 15, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Join Tech Squad, a team that is dedicated to advancing Digital NEST’s mission of providing access to technology for all and helping you break into tech and possible careers in tech. Members in Tech Squad learn entry level customer service skills as well as essential project management and technical skills to help meet all of our members and staff needs around technology. As a part of Tech Squad, you will also learn to break apart computers, fix them, and put them back together. You'll be able to impress your family and friends with your newfound tech savviness! Most Importantly, you will find an accepting and supportive community that will help you grow and develop high technical skills, and that will connect you to the world of technology. 

Additional Information: 

  • Must apply
  • Complete community service hours by working in tech squad
  • Bring a friend
  • Get hands on experience 
  • Tech Squad is a continuous running group

 

Full Course

WIT: Intro to Wordpress

Free

with Monica Gutierrez

Calendar Jun 22, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Whether you want to create a website with or without coding we’ve got your covered! Wordpress powers over 35% of the internet, they are the top leading content management system for websites, which means it is important to learn. In this workshop we go step-by-step together to create a dynamic website, along the way you will build a wordpress site of your own from scratch. This course will teach you to create wordpress websites for your family, friends, and possible future clients. After this course you are closer to getting hired at bizzNEST, freelance your skills to create wordpress websites for small businesses and get paid.

Additional Information: 

  • No Prior coding experience needed 
  • Must have taken 1 - 2  Web design courses at the Digital NEST 
  • Eager to learn
  • Bring a friend
Full Course

WIT: Intro to Javascript

Free

with Monica Gutierrez

Calendar Jun 23, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Description: 

Dive into the world of programming by learning Javascript, a powerful language that animates websites and creates interactive behavior in web apps. You will learn the fundamentals of javascript by animating a website and creating your personal To-Do List program that can help you increase your own productivity. At the same time you will get closer to bizzNEST and become more competitive for developer jobs in the industry. 

Additional Information: 

  • Encouraged prerequisite Web Design for Beginners
  • The pace will vary from member to member
  • HTML & CSS experience is encouraged 
  • Project and media content will be provided by the NEST
  • The next class in the series is Dev 3: Python & Data frameworks
Full Course

WIT: Intro to Code

Free

with Monica Gutierrez

Calendar Jul 15, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Never seen a line of code before? No Problem! The only request is basic computer knowledge and a thirst for learning. Intro to code is designed for everyone, if you are curious about code, have little to no experience with code and computers, this workshop is for you. We will take a look at simple coding concepts through interactive activities, learn about the Web & IT department at the Digital NEST and get a glimpse into the world of computer programming. You will walk away with code that you can actually write, the confidence to try a higher level of code, and you will gain a greater understanding of computers and what it's like to be a Software Developer.

Additional Information: 

  • No Prerequisites 
  • It is only 3 weeks 
  • Bring a friend
Full Course




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