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Aureo Diaz Heights Community to observe Digital Learning Day 2017 at Public Computer Center


aureo-diaz-hts-digital-day-2017-4On St. Croix, the Aureo Diaz Heights Community will observe the nationwide Digital Learning Day event on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 11am-12pm utilizing viNGN’s Absolute Beginners Computer Lab at the Aureo Diaz Public Computer Center. Participants will be exposed to the basics of mouse and keyboard use, computing, Internet and Email basics, and Internet Safety.

Completion of the online exam with the passing score of 80% or higher will earn a certificate for successful students, as well as encouragement to continue on the Digital Literacy path with FREE typing, Microsoft and technical training courses available online.

viNGN will be hosting a “Pop-Up Coach” event at the Turnbull Regional Library on St. Thomas on this same date, from 10am to 1pm, with information for entrepreneurs and others desiring guidance on planning an online business, including web sites, blogs and social media.  All resources will be made available online on Digital Learning Day, so that it may be celebrated anywhere.

Digital Learning Day was first launched in 2012 by Alliance for Excellent Education as a way to give innovative educators an opportunity to shine and collaborate using not only technology but human-powered projects and activities that encourage the love of learning. It has grown into a national observance, with over 2,300 hosted activities across the nation.

For more information about Digital Learning Day and other free local and online training opportunities, contact Anita Davis, viNGN adavis@vingn.com or call 715-8581 x2244.
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The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia. The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit www.vingn.com.

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