In-person courses, workshops, and lectures to help you build new technology skills and stay connected with friends and family.
CVCOA offers a variety of courses, workshops, and lectures through Senior Planet. Each quarter, we schedule a new slate of opportunities at locations throughout Central Vermont. Previous topics have included iPad Essentials, Cloud Storage, Protecting Your Information Online, Free Your Photos, and more.
Upcoming Senior Planet Schedule:
Led by our Community Engaged Tech Specialist, Meredith Holch, these opportunities are a great way to build your technology skills while connecting with others. Registration is required! Click the sign-up button below.
Thriving in a Digital World: 5-week course, meets twice a week
From communicating with others to staying healthy, digital tools and technologies affect much of our lives. You’ll learn best practices for staying safe online, how to connect to the internet, how to attend and host Zoom Meetings, get to know your smartphone better and much more. This course is best suited for those with some experience using their digital devices.
Offered at: Mad River Seniors, 5308 Main Street, Waitsfield, VT 05673
Thursdays, October 26 through December 14, from 10:30 to 11:45 AM
(No class on Thanksgiving)
Intro to Digital Culture: 5-week course, meets twice a week
Learn in a fun and supportive environment! By the end of this 5-week course, you’ll use the internet to contact your lawmakers, learn about health-related topics, connect with others offline and online, and explore your interests and passions. You’ll also learn best practices for staying safe online and using social media.
Offered at: Barre Area Senior Center, 131 S. Main Street, #4, Barre, VT 05641
Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 7 through December 12, from 1:30 to 2:45 PM
(No classes Thanksgiving week)
No iPad? No problem. We have loans available for the class.
If you have questions or would like assistance signing up for Senior Planet opportunities, please call the CVCOA Helpline at 802-477-1364.