PLATO offers non-credit, participatory courses meant for seniors who want to continue learning, sharing and making new friends. The content and format of PLATO courses are determined by volunteer Course Coordinators and course participants. Any PLATO member can propose and coordinate a course.
For all in-person courses, coordinators and participants are required to observe social distancing guidelines and wear masks when inside any of our host locations at all times. Coordinators and participants must follow the host location’s additional COVID-19 Protocols.
At this time both Capitol Lakes and Oakwood have additional protocols:
Lets make PLATO pleasant for everybody
PLATO is “where love of learning never gets old”. Our courses, coordinators, and participants contribute to this idea in a significant way. Members bring to the courses many different experiences and opinions.
But in our present day polarized society sometimes it is hard to listen to opinions that are opposite to our own deeply held views. We strive to make PLATO courses a space where members can discuss diverse viewpoints. Through these discussions we continue to learn from each other and expand or clarify our views. So, we ask everyone one to:
If you are in Virtual course, remember that if your microphone and video are on, participants in the class can see and hear you. So please turn off your microphone and your video when you are not participating in the class.
Thank you for helping PLATO courses be a pleasant experience for all.