Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

IT Fundamentals / Workplace Readiness Skills

Teacher: Debby Hallcom 

Description: This beginner IT class is designed for students (8tgrade and above) desiring to learn the basics of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint and computer soft skills such as Disk Cleanup, Backup, and digital organizational skills. Students will gain realworld experiences in documents creation and professional ethics for sharing and publishing shared files. Workplace Readiness Skills will also be covered, encouraging them to be more aware of online presence and how to properly upload files to public domains. All students must have a licensed copy of Office Professional installed (2013 and aboveand their own PC based laptop/surface pro. 

 Creation, formatting, object manipulation
 Saving and Sharing files
 Embedding Objects and hyper linking documents
 Collaborating Microsoft Office Profession al programs
 Computer clean up skills
 Properly detect viruses and terminology buzzwords
 Computer maintenance/backup
 Workplace Readiness skills including: resume prep personal website/blog creation /social media and the workplace ~
building online presence (good and bad site presence)
 Presentation Skills

 Office Laptop or PC Tablet with Microsoft Office Professional
 Note Pad/Spiral Notebook
 Pens and Highlighters
 Class Fee

Copy/Supply fee: $30 (to be paid directly to Debby Hallcom either at Orientation or the first day of class)

Annual tuition: $410 ($41/month for 10 months, August - May or $45 per month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)

Debby Hallcom

A.A.T Computer Programming, Technical Teaching Degree 

various IT certifications

Hi, my name is Debby Hallcom. I’m the youngest of five children – born and raised in Richmond, Virginia and lived here all my life! I’m a born-again believer and love singing, leading in worship and teaching children about hearing the voice of the Lord. I’m married to the love of my life, David Hallcom, and together we have a blended family of 4 grown adult children and one grandchild.  We love serving the Lord together and staying active in our community and the local church where we teach children about worship and Direct the Richmond School of Supernatural Ministry at Harvest Renewal Church in RVA. We also have published music titled “First Encounter” - 9 of the 10 songs were written by David. Click here: first encounter music cd

I’ve been teaching technology style courses to both adults and children for over 30 years!  The main aspect I love about teaching is seeing my students thrive and become mighty men and women for the Lord in the marketplace and using their skills to glorify HIM.

I hold an Associate’s Degree in Computer Programming from Bryant and Stratton College, and Technical Teaching License from Virginia Commonwealth University and have various certifications in the IT field. Have written Test Banks for the A+ 901/902 exam series for Kaplan University, and co-authored the technical lab manual with McGraw Hill Publishing - Mike Meyers – Maintaining and Troubleshooting PC’s A+ guide to managing and troubleshooting pcs