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WFD&CE Professional Development

Fall 2020 Community Education Courses

Click here for a printable PDF of the Spring Workforce Development and Community Education course book.

The following courses will be held online.


Professional Development

Basic Computer Software Specialist Certificate

Students must participate in and complete the following four courses in order to earn this introductory certificate:

  • CFP 409 Intro to Windows    
  • CFP 411 Intro to Excel
  • CFP 412 Intro to Word     
  • CFP 401 Intro to Power Point

For course information see Computer Courses.

Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction to Voice-Over

Section #1

Thursday,  October 8
6:30-9 p.m.
CRN# 91120        
CFP 725-51      
Fee: $30

Section #2

Thursday, November 19
6:30-9 p.m.
CRN# 92058      
CFP 725-52      
Fee: $30
Instructor: Voice Coaches

From audio books, training material, animation, gaming, and commercials to socially relevant content, television, and more, today’s voice-over field has become a great way to leverage your individual interests, voice qualities, and communication skills in a whole new way. Learn about how the industry really works today, trends in opportunity in the community, and areas of future growth, and hear about the top traits casting professionals look for when hiring voice professionals. Students will also hear samples from working voice-over artists. Because this class is small, students will have the opportunity to record a sample professional voice-over under the direction of our instructor, who can offer feedback and advice. If you’ve ever wondered how to begin in voice-over part-time, full-time, or for supplemental or retirement income, this workshop is a great, upbeat, and realistic first step. Click here to register.

Notary Public Review

Section #1 – Day

Wednesday, October 21
1-4:30 p.m.
CRN# 91081       
CFP 201-01      
Fee: $100
Instructor: Steven E. Williams

Section #2 – Day

Wednesday, December 9
1-4:30 p.m.
CRN# 92033       
CFP 201-02     
Fee: $100
Instructor: Steven E. Williams

Section #3 – Evening

Wednesday, October 1
6-9 p.m.
CRN# 92034      
CFP 201-51       
Fee: $100
Instructor: Victor Bujanow

This course will prepare students for the New York State Notary Public test and provide a comprehensive view of the Notary Public office. Confusing laws, concepts, and procedures will be clearly explained and examples will be provided to discuss situations that a Notary Public officer is likely to encounter. Topics include avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics, charging proper fees, handling special situations, deferring to an attorney, and minimizing legal liability. All materials will be provided. Click here to register.