WFD&CE Professional Development
The following courses will be held online or remotely.
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 more information, please contact the Office of Workforce Development and Community Education at 518-595-1101, ext. 3 or 4
NOTARY PUBLIC REVIEW
SECTION #1 – DAY
Wednesday, July 22
Instructor: Steven E. Williams
SECTION #2 – EVENING
Wednesday, July 29
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.
GETTING PAID TO TALK: AN INTRODUCTION TO VOICE-OVER
Tuesday, July 28
Wednesday, August 26
Instructor: Voice Coaches
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. Click here to register.