Community Technology Training Center

  • The Springfield Urban League would like to expand the CTTC lab's training opportunities. The lab is available for rent by individuals, agencies and associations, that provide or require computer based certification testing as well as those groups that conduct hands-on software training. To date, the lab has provided access to the digital world for community members seeking software training and web access, Child Development Associate credentialing, Illinois Food Handlers Training and Certification, and the Illinois Department of Human Services conducting software testing. If you are interested in additional information, please email mhollis@springfieldul.org.
  • Since 2001, the CTTC has focused on workforce and educational development for underprivileged students and adults in order for them to work toward and ultimately achieve their educational and employment goals in today's high-tech world. The CTTC serves as an Illinois WorkNet portal that provides a link for community residents to free online training, resources and workshops that promote workforce training and community empowerment.
  • The League remains dedicated to being part of a larger network of workforce professionals committed to raising the economic standards, health and technology education level of the Springfield community. In association with the Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries, training classes are being provided at the League's 100 North 11th Street location.
  • Beginning in December 2019, all lab computers, have been upgraded to Windows 10 providing a significantly quicker and up to date user experience.
  • Free internet access is available from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM each weekday except Wednesday when the lab closes at 1 PM for class.

Please call 217.789.0830 to register for classes.

**THE CTTC LAB IS OPEN! 

Training Schedule

    • Introduction to Computers 101: Computer Basics - CANCELED DUE TO INSTRUCTOR ILLNESS
      • February 5, 2020: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
      • Discuss the history of computers and technology, learn ways digital advancement has impacted the world, explore the parts of a computer, begin computer interaction with basic commands and program introduction.
    • Introduction to Computers 101: Computer Basics & Introduction to Computers 102: Microsoft Office Suite
        • February 19, 2020: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
        • Explore the Microsoft Office suite. Learn to write documents, take notes, create spreadsheets, and more. Our Office training covers a wide range of software titles including Excel, Publisher, Outlook, SharePoint, Word, Access and PowerPoint.
    • Introduction to Computers 103: Google Business Suite and Introduction to Computers 104: Final Project
        • February 26, 2020: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
        • Learn to write documents, take notes, create spreadsheets, digital presentations and more. Our training covers a variety of apps including Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms and Hangouts.
    • Introduction to Computers 101: Computer Basics
        • March 5, 2020: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
          • Discuss the history of computers and technology, learn ways digital advancement has impacted the world, explore the parts of a computer, begin computer interaction with basic commands and program introduction.
    • Introduction to Computers 102: Microsoft Office Suite
        • March12, 2020: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
        • Explore the Microsoft Office suite. Learn to write documents, take notes, create spreadsheets, and more. Our Office training covers a wide range of software titles including Excel, Publisher, Outlook, SharePoint, Word, Access and PowerPoint.
    • Introduction to Computers 103: Google Business Suite
        • March19, 2020: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
        • Learn to write documents, take notes, create spreadsheets, digital presentations and more. Our training covers a variety of apps including Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms and Hangouts.
    • Introduction to Computers 104: Final Project
        • March 26, 2020: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
        • Using knowledge from the previous classes, build and present a final project from a set of technology topics. Research selected topic using the internet, create presentation with Microsoft or Google product and present slideshow to class.
    Attending all classes in a series and completing the final project successfully will result in a graduation certificate.

The CTTC Lab is located at the Springfield Urban League's Administrative Office located at 100 N.  11th Street in Springfield, Illinois.  Please call 217.789.0830 to register for classes.

  • 100 North Eleventh Street
    Springfield, IL 62703
    Phone: 217-789-0830
    Fax: 217-789-9838