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Professional Development

NOTARY PUBLIC REVIEW
Section #1

CRN# 10894
CFP 201-01
Wednesday, February 6
1-4:30 p.m.

Fee: $100

Section #2
CRN# 11219
CFP 201-01
Wednesday, April 10
1-4:30 p.m.

Fee: $100
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. This course is taught by Steven E. Williams, a member of the American Society of Notaries, as well as a practicing mobile notary, mortgage loan signing agent and New York State licensed Mortgage Loan Originator. Click here to register.

GETTING PAID TO TALK: AN INTRODUCTION TO VOICE-OVER
Section #1:
CRN# 11250
CFP 725-51
Thursday, February 21
6:30-9 p.m.

Fee: $30

Section #2:
CRN# 11251
CFP 725-51
Thursday, May 14
6:30-9 p.m.

Fee: $30
This course will be held at Voice Coaches, 26 Vly Road, Colonie, N.Y., 12205.
From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voice-over. Today, the range of voices hired has grown dramatically from the days of announcers. Learn what the pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area. We’ll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working voice professionals. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to record a short professional script under the direction of the instructor. This class is fun, realistic and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice-over field. Class size is limited. This course is taught by Voice Coaches. Click here to register.

INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE INVESTIGATION
Section #1:
CRN# 11845
CFP 245-51
Tuesday, March 5
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fee: $125

Section #2:
CRN# 11846
CFP 245-52
Tuesday, May 7
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fee: $125
Private Investigation Firms require properly trained, quality individuals. This introductory course will train students in investigative skills/abilities that are used in the field and how to gather sensitive information from individuals and businesses, as well as insights into the Private Investigation industry and getting hired as a Private Investigator. Foley Security instructors are experts with experience in the industry and the latest findings and technology in Private Investigation. Every instructor is a practicing and fully licensed NYS Private Investigator. Students who complete this course will receive a certificate of completion. This course is taught by Foley Security. Click here to register.