New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Helps Training to Continue at Home
Training-in-a-box helps Twin Cities residents boost their job skills through world-class online training, regardless of their at-home hardware
MINNEAPOLIS - April 27, 2020 - PRLog -- The Minnesota affiliate of New Horizons Computer Learning Centers will help area residents improve their job and technology skills while at home by loaning them the computer hardware necessary to access certified online training programs. Click to Tweet.
"We want our students to succeed so we created this resource to get people mobile, virtual, and on track for success," said Lisa Loken, owner of the Minnesota based franchise. The new effort, nicknamed "training-in-
"We saw that people needed help. They don't have the resources to study. How are they going to take training?" said Megan Kraus, Operations Coordinator at New Horizons in Minnesota. "We asked ourselves, with the layoffs, what can we do to help? We decided to put everything a learner needs into a box and to hand it to them. It's that easy."
There is no added charge to use the hardware Kraus said, "We just ask that they return it within a week after their class ends." The interest was immediate. The Center set five students up with hardware over the first three-day weekend.
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Minneapolis area residents interested in certified job skills, career and technology training – or the training-in-
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Editor's Note: Images and video, including one of students using the loaned hardware for training, are available.
Jennifer Harrison, Pando Public Relations
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