Project Hometown, High School Web Development Class 2019


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To apply for a full scholarship for this class click here

Course Description:

In this class, you’ll learn how to make a website using WordPress. What’s more, you’ll have the opportunity to launch right into a real-world project.

The ultimate goal of this course is to get you comfortable with and excited about the world’s number one CMS. (And to learn what a CMS even is). We think you’ll be amazed to find how easy it is to build a site that really looks and functions like the websites you use every day.


What is Project Hometown?

Project Hometown is an initiative designed to train high school students the fundamentals of in-demand technology skills so they can get better, higher paying jobs. To do this. Cloud Wise Academy is partnering with local technology companies and local businesses to get our students real jobs, making real websites for real local businesses.

What you will do in the class:

Here’s roughly how our lessons will be laid out:

  • 20 minutes to an hour learning about whatever we’ll be doing that day.
  • An hour applying what we learned to our own projects
  • Finally time for wrap-up and questions

Who should take this class:

Any student who wishes to understand WordPress would benefit from this class. We don’t assume that you have any development or coding experience. We want to help ordinary, non-technical people to see that web development and design is actually very doable. And if you are a highly technical person, all the better! We’ll have extra stuff to teach you.


When does the class start: January 15th, 2019 from 4:15 – 6:45 pm

Length: The class is four weeks long. The class is two nights a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

What you will need to bring to the class: Your own laptop. If it’s a Windows machine, it should be running at least Windows 7 and have 2 gigabytes of internal memory. If it is a Mac, it should be running El Capitan and also have at least 4 gigabytes of internal memory.

What you will learn in this class: You will learn to launch websites, style pages to look how you want, find and install plugins to add functionality, and find, install, and manage themes. Basically everything you need to get a working website off the ground.

Cost: The course normally costs $275 per student. Reach Higher Shasta, and Butte College has paid for up to 15 high school students to take the class.

Ticket Type: Purchase a spot in the course online. You do not need to bring a receipt to class.

Course Location: CloudWise Academy Classroom,

777 Auditorium Drive,

Redding CA, 96001

Course instructor: Jake Hinton


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