SPUG: Tuition-Free Computer and IT Training for Non-Profit Employees
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Thu Jul 20 15:09:54 CDT 2000
Tuition-Free Computer and IT Training for Non-Profit Employees
Dear Non-Profit Employee,
Most non-profit employees want to improve their computer skills.
However, high cost of training and a busy schedule have held them back.
Now, the National Education Foundation (NEF) CyberLearning, a non-profit
organization, dedicated to bridging the "Digital Divide," offers the Nation's
non-profit employees a unique opportunity. With the support of
Microsoft and others, NEF CyberLearning is now able to offer full tuition
scholarships of $2,000 to the first 10,000 applicants, thus enabling them
to take any or all of the 400+ Internet-based online personal computing and
computer professional courses from anywhere at any time.
The high-quality, user-friendly courses are either self-study or instructor-led.
They cover all levels and almost all topics, including Computer Basics,
Internet Basics, Web Design Basics, Networking Basics, Programming Basics,
A+, Network+, MCSE, CNE, Microsoft Office, MOUS, WordPerfect, Lotus,
Operating Systems, Windows, Windows 2000, Linux, Unix, Networking, WAN,
LAN, Programming, Java, C++, Visual Basics, Internet, Web Design,
Web Applications, Web Master, E-commerce, Databases, Oracle and Cisco.
To sign up, just visit www.cyberlearning.org, click on "Free IT Training,"
complete the application and pay a nominal registration fee of $75 with
an organization/personal credit card. This $75 is your only cost, since the
tuition is free for you. Many non-profit organizations reimburse the $75.
You can receive immediate access to all 400+ online courses, an online
library of the latest 1,000+ computer/information technology books,
instructor assistance, course-specific chat areas and round the clock
Please feel free to forward this information to interested colleagues
and others in non-profit organizations. If your department or division wants
to sign up a group of employees, please indicate so in your reply and provide
contact information. If you received this e-mail, it is because you are listed
as a contact person or employee of a non-profit organization.
If you do not wish to receive any further scholarship information from us,
please reply with the message, "remove" in the Subject line. Thank you.
The non-profit National Education Foundation (NEF) CyberLearning has
provided tuition-free IT training to thousands of students, teachers,
government and non-profit employees and disadvantaged individuals.
It has earned many distinctions including "The Ivy League of IT Training,"
"1995 Fairfax Human Rights Award Winner," and " A Leader in Bridging the
"You are helping to empower America. I salute you for your ongoing
commitment to creating a better America," --- President Clinton
"This is an awesome opportunity." --- Washingtonjobs.com
"Microsoft is pleased to play a part ... NEF can make a positive
difference in the lives of a great number of individuals." --- Microsoft
"I have found the CyberLearning online courses to be extremely easy and useful.
I liked pre-course self-assessment and IT books online and available 24/7. The
course screens were interactive and made me feel as if I was in the application
itself. The site looks and feels very professional. The list of courses is huge.
It includes something for almost everyone. I find this to be a very worthy cause."
--- Ken Horowitz, IT Training Coordinator.
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