Francisco L. Gonzalez is a computer instructor and technologist and has broad experience in the computer and engineering fields. While performing engineering work at Intel Corp for 20 years, he also provided technical training on how computer circuitry works. Also has been teaching Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access since 2011 teaching at Portland Community College in Portland Oregon.
Francisco has bachelor’s degree from Eastern Oregon University, with concentrations in Business and Writing, has a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching from Boise State University, and have studied Computer Technology and former Control Data Institute in New York City. Complete at trade certificate in Microelectronics Technology and have over 100 credits in Computer Applications courses.
Francisco is a firm believer that it is required to combine theory and practice of the skills so that effective learning can take place. This means that theory alone without a practice is not enough in order to have a solid foundation of computers. To do advanced tasks on the computer requires the person to learn the underlying concepts and skills.
Francisco manages TechRight Computing and Training LLC, which is a business based in Beaverton, Oregon. We provide technical training services to the Portland, Oregon area, including the cities of Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood, Hillsboro, Banks, Forest Grove, Cornelius, and North Plains. The flagship class we provide is Microsoft Excel Levels 1, 2, and 3. We are offering an advanced class called Advanced Pivot Tables. We can provide these classes at the customer’s premises, or we can arrange offsite classes. The other classes we offer are Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Access database.
Technical training is provided by Francisco L. Gonzalez, who has been teaching Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access since 2011 for university credit and professional development.
Francisco has been teaching at the one-on-one level and in group settings. Francisco has also been teaching at college level since 2011, specializing on Microsoft Excel, as well as how to use Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Francisco is a firm believer that it is required to combine theory and an outlined practice of the skills so that effective learning can take place. This means that theory alone without a practice me needed to user computers or do advanced tasks on the computer requires the person to learn the underlying concepts and skills.
Francisco is available to perform special projects and spreadsheet design for companies and business owners.
About Francisco L. Gonzalez
- Online Teaching Graduate Certificate, Boise State University, Boise, ID, 2018. Coursework: Multimedia, Online Course Design, Online Teaching for Adult Learners
- Bachelor of Science from Eastern Oregon University on 2011, with concentrations in Business and Writing. The Business concepts are applied to teaching computer applications for business processes, and writing is applied to developing technical documents explaining computer techniques.
- Lifelong learner since 1972 to this date, with coursework in computer sciences, computer applications, computer information systems, web design, database design, microelectronics, with over 250 university credits.
- Studied Computer Technology at Control Data Institute in 1978.
- Worked in companies, such as Qantel, Borroughs, Digital Equipment, and Intel Corporation., supporting computer hardware and software.
- Continuous experience in technical training since 1983 to the present. Worked with Intel Corporation as a Manufacturing Test Engineer for 20 years—16 years at the Puerto Rico Manufacturing Plan and 4 years in Hillsboro, Oregon.
- Has been teaching computer workshops since 2007, teaching Windows, Word, and PowerPoint to multicultural students.
- Experienced in teaching Computer Applications credit classes at PCC on Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) from 2013 to 2015.
- Experienced in teaching computer literacy courses, such as how to use the Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, provided via PCC Community Education, since 2011 to 2019.
- Performs web design using WordPress and HTML.
Teaching philosophy: To facilitate a motivated learning environment and to provide effective hands-on performance of fundamental computer skills, and that learning computer skills be an enjoyable experience.
Motto: “To understand the use of computers you do not need to know every bit of how it works, but to learn the concepts and skills to make the computer work efficiently, productive, and safe for you.”
~ Francisco L. Gonzalez Caceres
My Personal Philosophies
- I believe that all human being have the ability to learn new concepts and skills and that if the person is determined, new learning will happen.
- I believe that learing is healthy.
- I believe that learing is power, but power to build, not to destroy.
- I believe that all men and women are to be respected.
- I believe that with love, empathy and mutual respect, we can make a better world.