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PPL Alum

PPL welcomes individuals from all walks of life and each has a unique story to tell — stories that illustrate the positive impact our library makes in the lives of those we serve. Stories that YOU make possible!
Meet some of our PPL Alum.

Michelle Mooney
I came to PPL to acquire more data visualization skills so that I can grow in my current job. I have learned more about Excel and learned about Tableau. Additionally, I am excited to share this with my supervisor and be able to help use it to help us grow and look at our customer ...
Deloris Thompson
I came to PPL for HTML and CSS classes and I found that being a developer was the right path for me! I am a Liberian immigrant, wife and mother of two who was working part-time when my mother-in-law was taking an Excel class and loved it. The moment Don told her about the HTML/CSS ...
Christopher Conley
I came to PPL to take the Data Navigators course.  I found it online and thought this would be a great starting point to see if I could see myself working in the Data Analytics field.  I was able to learn a ton in the Data Navigators course.  Not only did I learn a lot ...