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Classes in 2021 and 2022 have been canceled
due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.

Hopefully, we can begin offering classes in

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  • Computer Classes for Adults at Almaden (map)
    Almaden Community Center
    6445 Camden Avenue
    San Jose, CA
  • On Camden Avenue, a few blocks west of Almaden Expressway
  • (408) 268-1133


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  • Beginning to advanced courses designed for adult learners
  • Two-hour workshops on a variety of topics
  • Practical, step-by-step instruction
  • Instructors who teach slowly (unlike your grandchildren) so you can keep up
  • Individual assistance by experienced coaches to keep you on track
  • Fun classes; pleasant environment; friendly, volunteer staff
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  • Two hours in length
  • One day a week
  • Eight weeks or less
  • Morning, midday, and afternoon start times
  • Monday through Friday
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  • Students on the mailing list will receive notification of the date, time and courses available for the next session
  • Registration takes place four times a year on Saturdays at the Almaden Community Center or by mail-in Enrollment form
  • Registration for courses is based on a random drawing of place numbers in the lowest to highest sequence
  • Early arrival for registration will not improve your chances of drawing a low number
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  • Course fees collected the day of registration payable to CCA
  • Fee for 8-week course is $20
  • Lesser fees for shorter classes and workshops
  • SeniorNet membership at Almaden no longer required
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About Us

  • We are part of the Almaden Community Center.
    We are dedicated to help adults build their computer and smartphone skills.
  • Sixteen IBM compatible computers, plus an instructor's computer in a dedicated classroom for instructional and lab use
  • An overhead projector connected to the instructor's computer displaying the content of the instructor's monitor for students
  • Weekly lab hours for additional help from the Learning Center staff.