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Vanessa Olson

Vanessa Olson is a Digital Literacy Instructor and an Administrative Assistant with the NDEC, having started as a volunteer tutor in 2020. Vanessa has a background in tutoring school children and agricultural migrant workers. She has been an administrator for a medical nonprofit educational organization and a radio programmer and announcer.

Born and raised in California, Vanessa graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a degree in art, and has lived in rural Maine since 2012. No matter where she’s lived, she’s been dedicated to working with local organizations to promote justice and equity for all. Her passions extend to the land, as she has worked for farmers and florists, and cultivates her garden influenced by the principles of permaculture. Vanessa also creates art and enjoys exploring the beauty of the backroads and waterfalls of Maine.

She’s excited to help promote and celebrate inclusion, equality and empowerment through the NDEC, using technology to nurture and expand access, connectivity, and creativity for all participants.

Vanessa Olson

Upcoming Classes taught by Vanessa Olson

June Mon 6
June 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 PM

Online Interactive: Identifying Frauds & Scams

Online Interactive

Learn about the different types of internet fraud and scams, the dos and don’ts of protecting yourself online and what to do if you have experienced online fraud or abuse.
Reserve Your Spot 10 spaces left.
June Mon 6
This is a series of 2 sessions.
June 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 PM
June 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 PM

Falmouth , ME: Internet Safety

Falmouth Memorial Library
5 Lunt Road, Falmouth ME
https://www.falmouthmemoriallibrary.org/
2077812351

Staying safe online is essential in today’s world. This class teaches you how to keep your information and your computers/devices safe.
Note: This class takes place on-site in Falmouth , ME at Falmouth Memorial Library.
Reserve Your Spot 5 spaces left.
June Tue 7
This is a series of 2 sessions.
June 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 AM
June 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 AM

Understanding WordPress (Not open to the public)

This course is to help participants with a solid understanding of the basics of WordPress. We will look at the WordPress platform, the basics of website creation, and talk about domain names and web hosting. We will encourage hands-on participation and we will spend time creating WordPress accounts if the participant does not already have one.
Reserve Your Spot 10 spaces left.
June Tue 7
June 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 PM

Using Software & Devices for Better Health (Not open to the public)

In this class, we will explore apps, software and devices that help promote and maintain exercise and diet, monitoring blood sugar, blood pressure, weight, medication reminders, using FitBits, Apple Watch, etc., and connecting with Bluetooth.
Reserve Your Spot 10 spaces left.
June Wed 8
This is a series of 2 sessions.
June 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
June 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 PM

Online Interactive: Internet Safety

Online Interactive

Staying safe online is essential in today’s world. This class teaches you how to keep your information and your computers/devices safe.
Reserve Your Spot 9 spaces left.
June Thu 9
June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 PM

Springvale, ME: Identifying Frauds & Scams

Springvale Career Center
9 Bodwell Court, Springvale ME
2076237981

Learn about the different types of internet fraud and scams, the dos and don’ts of protecting yourself online and what to do if you have experienced online fraud or abuse.
Note: This class takes place on-site in Springvale, ME at Springvale Career Center.
Reserve Your Spot 6 spaces left.
June Mon 13
This is a series of 2 sessions.
June 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 PM
June 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 PM

Internet Safety (Not open to the public)

Staying safe online is essential in today’s world. This class teaches you how to keep your information and your computers/devices safe.
Reserve Your Spot 10 spaces left.
June Mon 13
This is a series of 2 sessions.
June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 PM
June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 PM

Online Interactive: Understanding WordPress

Online Interactive

This course is to help participants with a solid understanding of the basics of WordPress. We will look at the WordPress platform, the basics of website creation, and talk about domain names and web hosting. We will encourage hands-on participation and we will spend time creating WordPress accounts if the participant does not already have one.
Reserve Your Spot 10 spaces left.
June Wed 15
This is a series of 2 sessions.
June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 PM
June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 PM

Online Interactive: Internet Safety

Online Interactive

Staying safe online is essential in today’s world. This class teaches you how to keep your information and your computers/devices safe.
Reserve Your Spot 3 spaces left.
June Wed 15
June 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 PM

Online Interactive: Using Software & Devices for Better Health

Online Interactive

In this class, we will explore apps, software and devices that help promote and maintain exercise and diet, monitoring blood sugar, blood pressure, weight, medication reminders, using FitBits, Apple Watch, etc., and connecting with Bluetooth.
Reserve Your Spot 9 spaces left.