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Fall Professional Development

Fall 2022 Professional Development Community Education Courses

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.

 

Notary Public Review - Day 

Section #1:
Wednesday, September 28
1-4:30 p.m.
CRN#90884 
CFP 201-01 
Fee: $100

Section #2:
Wednesday, November 9
1-4:30 p.m.
CRN# 9885 
CFP 201-01 
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. All materials will be provided. Register for Notary Public Review-Day.

Notary Public Review - Evening

Thursday, November 2
6-9 p.m.
CRN# 90886 
CFP 201-01 
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. All materials will be provided. Register for Notary Public Review-Evening.

Notary Signing Agent Course

Tuesday, November 29
12-4 p.m.
CRN# 90947
CFP 264-71 
Fee: $100

If you are currently a NY Notary Public and always wanted to explore earning additional income with your current Notary Commission, this online seminar is for you! The thriving real estate and refinancing markets have companies scrambling to hire Notary Signing Agents to help meet their increased business demands. After completing this basic introductory course, you will have the opportunity to work on a freelance basis in your own independent business by working with mortgage, title and signing companies who will hire you on a per job assignment earning from $75 to $150 or more for notarizing and presenting mortgage loan documents. All materials are included in this course which features a step by step guide book, sample loan documents, 20-page mortgage glossary and a YouTube mock loan signing. In summary, lenders offering loans across the country rely greatly on QUALIFIED Notary Signing Agents. Usually lenders, seek independent Notary Signing Agents to handle transactions on a local basis depending on where the real estate is located for the convenience of the borrower. Register for Notary Signing Agent Course.

Getting Paid to Talk: Intro to Voice Overs 

Section #1:
Tuesday, October 11
6:30-9 p.m.
CRN# 90910 
CFP 725-51 
Fee: $35

Section #2:
Tuesday, December 6
6:30-9 p.m.
CRN# 90911  
CFP 725-51 
Fee: $35

This course will be held at Voice Coaches, 26 Vly Road, Colonie, N.Y. 12205. 
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. Register for Intro to Voice Overs.