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Computer Center Helps Educate Community Organizations

By Rod Jones Modified: February 13, 2013 at 1:04 pm •  Published: February 13, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Intergenerational Computer Center (ICC) at Oklahoma City University has scheduled several upcoming educational events for community organizations.

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation and more than 60 high school counselors from throughout the state used the ICC last month for a professional development event that included website support resources.

The Oklahoma Center for Non Profits will hold two training events for their membership – one on writing and another on how to use QuickBooks business management software. The organization seeks to strengthen the state’s nonprofit sector through training, consulting, advocacy, networking and awards.

The Cherokee Nation’s Indian Child Welfare Department will come to the ICC for a training session in March to conduct professional development and have their staff and stakeholders learn about website support resources.

In March, the ICC will travel to Ardmore to host an iCivics event for social studies teachers in that area to learn about the iCivics program, a Web-based education project founded by retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor that is designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in U.S. democracy. The iCivics instruction is provided by a partnership with the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Law-related Education Department.

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