Make sure to read the
. If you have any question about
our policy, please ask your instructor or call our
office at (617) 298-0357
The registration fees for classes range from $25 to $400.
This fee is non-refundable.
After attending the first class of any
session, this fee cannot be transferred to another
class or another date.
This fee is not transferable to another
Lab Fees: If a lab fee is applicable
for your program, the lab fee for all classes is
must be paid in full on or before the first day of
Anyone who has not met their financial
requirements will not be able to continue with
their class. Lab fees are non-refundable. In the
event that the student drops out of class or fails
to successfully pass their class, lab fees
previously paid are not transferable to a new
Test and quizzes:
Students will be required to take a series of quizzes; PC Repair and
Project Management students will take 3 tests,
Networking students will take 4 tests. Mattapan
Tech does not allow makeup tests, except with
extreme circumstances such as a medical emergency,
a student may place a request for a makeup test.
The student may be asked to show a letter from a
physician to support the medical emergency.
Make-up test results are
graded as pass or fail.
Mattapan Tech accepts a minimum of 60 over 100 points as a passing grade.
Fundraising: Mattapan Tech is a
non-profit organization and relies heavily on
fundraising. During the course of their class, we expect each student to
raise $50 for the school to assist with operating
costs. In the past, students have asked their employers, friends and
family to contribute $5, $10 and $25 donations. Some students have asked many individuals to contribute $1.
No student is allowed to copy any software
license by pen, cell phone or any other means.
Any paper containing a software license
must be returned to the instructor.
Safety For the safety of
our digital equipments, no liquids will be allowed
in the computer lab.
The equipment in the classroom is the property
of the Mattapan Technology Learning Center. The premises are monitored by closed circuit television
Students are not allowed to leave with any
equipment that belongs to the Mattapan Technology
Cell Phones Please place your cell phone on vibration during each
If you must accept a call please go outside
on the porch, or if its very cold, stay by the
front door and talk quietly.
Parking Please do not block any other cars, driveways, etc.
Please park your car on the even side
of the street, (the same side as the Mattapan
Technology Learning Center).
Guests We do not allow any student to be accompanied by any guests.
This includes children, friends, spouses or
any other individuals.
Recording We allow audio recording using digital or audiocassette
We do not allow students to use any video
recording device at any time during your class at
the Mattapan Technology Learning Center.
Be aware that some classes will be
broadcasted live online and some classes may be
videotaped and any resulting video may be used for
promotional purposes for the school.
Drugs and Weapons
Mattapan Technology Learning Center has a
zero-tolerance policy against
We expect students to arrive for class
ready to learn.
Please refrain from bringing any
drugs or weapons into the building.
Any student who violates this policy will
be removed from the classroom and forbidden to
Respect At the Mattapan Technology Learning Center, we believe that each
student should be treated with respect.
This includes respect between students.
During each class, each student should feel
free to ask any question related to the subject
Even if you feel the question is
unnecessary or you feel annoyed because you
already know the answer, please allow the student
to receive the answer from the instructor.
In this class, there are no dumb questions
and we do not appreciate students laughing at
another student because of a question.
We expect all students to maintain a
professional attitude while in class, in practice
or out in the field.
Hygiene Please practice good hygiene before attending a class at the
Mattapan Technology Learning Center.
Please be aware that very strong body odor,
and strong cologne or perfumes may bother the
student next to you.
Attendance Attendance in the Mattapan Technology Learning Centers
training classes is very important.
In order to receive your certificate you
must not miss more than 2 classes during the
At the same time, attending each class does
not guarantee that you will receive a certificate.
You must show improvement from week to week
throughout the session in order to receive a
* We expect students to arrive on
time for each class.
If you have an emergency and will be more
than 30 minutes late, please call us at (617)
We will not allow students to enter the
classroom 30 minutes after the class begins.
If the City of Boston declares a Snow Emergency,
class will be cancelled for that day. In addition, if Boston Public Schools are closed due to
snow, we will also close. Be sure to check our
www.mattapantech.org, for make-up assignments
or online classes.
Please refrain from making comments that could
be considered as harassment of another student.
This applies to both men and women.
Mattapan Technology Learning Center has a
zero-tolerance policy against violence.
Any student who appears to be acting in an
agitated or violent manner will be removed from
the classroom and forbidden to return.
The classroom, office and entrance/ exits are monitored and recorded by
live cameras and the school reserves the right to
share any recordings with law enforcement agencies
Recorded Classes -
For training purposes and for reporting to our donors, the school reserves
the right to record some or all of the training
sessions without notice to the students.
There is a $100 graduation fee for all students
who pass PC Repair, Networking, IT Specialist,
Project Management, Web Design and MS Office
Fee includes your participation in the
Any extra seats to annual event not
reserved in advance will be regular price $40
to Settings on Equipment
Students are not permitted to make any changes
to the settings on the computers or monitors, this
includes setting new passwords. Any student that does make unsupervised changes may be
charged for necessary repairs.
If there is any problem with the equipment,
please notify the instructor.
Job Search and
Job Placement -
Mattapan Tech will assist
graduates with resume preparation and job search,
however Mattapan Tech does not promise a job to
For PC Repair Students Only
are not employees of Town Computer.
PC repair jobs accepted by students must be
performed under the supervision of a master
Desktops may be brought to Town Computer
for a discounted price of $20 and $40 for laptops
and the student must plan time to work on the
computer. A desktop that is brought in by a student and worked on by an
employee of Town Computer will be required to pay
the full price for the repair.