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Free computer, writing skills class offered

Through District 206 Community Education, the Alexandria Area Adult Basic Education (ABE) Consortium is partnering with Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) to offer a free computer and writing skills prep class at ATCC. Early registration is recommended. The registration deadline is Thursday, Feb. 18.

Classes will run Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Feb. 22 through April 20. The course will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 707.

The class will focus on computer programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. It will help prepare students for success in the workplace and in ATCC's Intro to Computers class.

In addition, basic college writing skills will be covered to help prepare students for future endeavors. This course will also help students update workforce computer and writing skills.

To register or for more information, contact Alexandria ABE at (320) 762-3312, ext. 1, or email by Thursday, Feb. 18.