Computer Basics Training

Five courses in the Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF Global Learn) series can be used toward renewal of the NYCPS certification.

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Eligible Courses

The five Goodwill Community Foundation Global (GCFGlobal) that can be applied toward continuing education for the NYCPS renewal are:

To receive credit, create an account on the GCF Global site, complete a course, download the certificate, and then “request credit” and upload the certificate to the APS site. Our Request Credit sheet shows how.

Lesson Plans for Learning and Teaching GCF Global Courses

Six lessons plans based on Goodwill Community Foundations (GCF) Global Learn free courses were prepared by our APS Interns and can be adapted for use in your own computer basics training or tutoring with people who need to learn basic computer skills.

Presentation Slides for Learning and Teaching GCF Global Courses

The following six presentation slides (to accompany the lesson plans) were prepared by APS Interns for use in “live” skills training and can be adapted for your own basic training or tutoring with people who need to learn basic computer skills.

For a video overview of the Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF) Global Learn Courses and how to request APS credit for completion of designated courses, view this video:

Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF) Overview
Broadcast on September 27, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Eastern
Presented by Celia Brown and Rita Cronise with Technical Support by Maryam Husamudeen
Flyer | Slides | Recording

The main GDF Global Learn website is: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/
Reminder: five GCF Global courses are eligible for continuing education through the APS Request Credit feature:

APS continuing education qualifies only toward the NYCPS/NYCPS-P renewal. For other certifications, check with your state certification board or authority.

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