Part of our mission is to encourage lifelong learning. It’s never too late to learn something new. Below is a list of online resources for your enrichment and enjoyment.
Anything you want to learn, you can find a course for on Universal Class. Universal Class offers courses in Exercise & Fitness, Entrepreneurship, Arts & Music, Home & Garden Care, Cooking, Computers, Health & Medicine, Homeschooling, Job Assistance, Law, Parenting & Family, Pet & Animal Care & more.
Every course on Coursera is taught by top instructors from the world’s best universities and educational institutions. Courses include recorded video lectures, auto-graded and peer-reviewed assignments, and community discussion forums. When you complete a course, you’ll receive a shareable electronic Course Certificate.
TED is a nonpartisan nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. Today, TED covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 110 languages.
Ivy League MOOCS
Free online courses from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale.
New York State Online Training Platform
The New York State Department of Labor is partnering with Coursera, the leading online training provider. Through Coursera, you will have access to nearly 4,000 programs across high-growth industries and can hone skills in data science, business, and technology. Many of these programs are pathways to certifications, professional certificates and can help elevate your career.
Available in English and Spanish, If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, it has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.