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Welcome to Computer CORE
Building Careers and Community
Our mission is to teach low-income adults the technological and life skills needed to pursue their career aspirations.
Through computer training and job skills, CORE offers highly motivated, low-income individuals the opportunity to transform their careers and improve their lives.
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Students apply to participate in a six-month program designed to prepare them for all aspects of career from computer skills to resume writing and interview advice.
By the end of the course, students have the tools to achieve career success and are on the path to lifelong self-sufficiency.
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Skill Building Workshops
CORE offers workshops designed for community members seeking additional knowledge and skills to succeed in today’s ever changing job market.
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CORE relies on volunteers to keep our program running. Volunteers help make sure our students graduate with all the skills and tools they need for successful careers.
CORE is a community-based, volunteer driven organization, and your involvement makes our student sucesses possible!
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Student Success Stories
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News & Updates
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CORE’s 20th Anniversary event on Saturday, November 16, 2019, was an exciting milestone that marked 20 years of building careers and community. We celebrated two decades of student successes, volunteer commitment, staff dedication, and the spark of an idea that turned into a bright light illuminating a path forward for many!
Thank you Alexandria Central Rotary Club for your grant in support of Computer CORE and our mission!
CORE has an exciting milestone happening this year as 2019 marks 20 years of building careers and community. Our anniversary event on Saturday, November 16 celebrates two decades of student successes, volunteer commitment, staff dedication, and the spark of an idea that turned into a bright light illuminating a path forward for many! Become part[…]
Computer CORE is pleased to announce the appointment of Donna Walker James as Executive Director. Adam Schau, President of Computer CORE Board of Directors thanks the Transition Committee for their work in finding a new leader for CORE. He says, “We are especially pleased to have Donna start now as our organization is preparing to[…]
Computer CORE just completed a seven-week course program at Korean Community Service Center of Greater Washington for the first time. Our course included job seeker computer literacy and internet safety in addition to basics in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and creating flyers. Ten students successfully completed this course which was held twice per week for[…]
Position Announcement Executive Director Computer CORE April 17, 2019 Computer CORE is seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial executive director to build on its 20-year history of preparing low-income adults to achieve professional growth by helping them acquire core computer skills valued by local employers and providing resources to succeed in their career aspirations. CORE’s work is[…]
Thanks to everyone who have donated during Spring2ACTion fundraising event!
Intermediate Excel Workshops: 5/9 & 5/16 (Thursdays) 6-8:30pm Microsoft Access: 5/23 & 5/30 (Thursdays) 6-8:30pm Sign ups are happening now! For any further questions, Contact email@example.com
Computer CORE just completed a six-week course on the basics in computing at Dar Al Hijrah Mosque. The students learned how to use a computer, a mouse and keyboard. During the course they learned how to create email accounts and how to send, receive, reply and forward an email. They also learned how to attach[…]