The Waynesboro Learning & Technology Center (W.A.L.T.) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit providing computer training and development as an outreach initiative to the cities of Waynesboro, Staunton and counties of Augusta, Nelson and surrounding rural communities.
WALT is located in downtown Waynesboro and is the only entity of its kind that exists in the Shenandoah Valley. It is part of a new paradigm called “digital inclusion” that works to ensure that individuals and disadvantaged groups have public access to computers and training that will take them to a new level of self-sufficiency.
WALT’s goal is to reduce the "skills gaps" that exist in the community. Our programs and services are helping individuals improve their computer skills, prepare for new opportunities, retain existing jobs or advance within employment. Our services offer the tools for computer literacy and competency that meets the needs of individuals to develop-improve their technical skills.
The Waynesboro Area Learning & Technology Center serves as a small business resource by providing technical training to proprietors and employees in intermediate and advanced Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Intuit QuickBooks. Other business development courses are: Creating a Social Media Strategy, Social Networking for Business Growth, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Our courses and seminars are reasonable in price and small in size, and are taught by experienced instructor on up-to-date equipment and software.
WALT ‘s goal is to assist current and potential business owners in rural communities with technical skills and training resources that will assist them to start, own and operate a successful small business.
The Waynesboro Area Learning & Technology Center’s purpose is to educate, motivate and provide leadership through collaboration with peers, experts and organizations to promote a digital community of learning.
WALT, parents and partners, are dedicated to providing a diverse, supportive and collaborative learning environment. We offer youth and adults an excellent place for education, the opportunity to learn, interact and build relationships with each other.
~Lifting Up Lives~
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As a non-profit organization we rely heavily on the generous support of sponsors. This gallery highlights the sponsors who are essential in the development and support of this organization.