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1. Word Long Documents, Manuals, & Handbooks

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 2/28/2018

Meeting Times: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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In this class we will gain a better understanding of how to work with lengthy documents in Word. We will look at the tools and features to make working with large documents easier. Some of the topics we will cover are: working with page numbering in a document with multiple sections, creating a Table of Contents and an Index using Styles, working with Tables that span multiple pages, creating Bookmarks, Cross-references and more.

Prerequisite: Word Introduction Parts 1 & 2 or equivalent experience.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

2. Excel Functions & Formulas Part 1

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/5/2018

Meeting Times: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Do you need to know more of the basics on how to work with functions and formulas in Excel? In this class, we will learn the basics of creating formulas, including a review of the Order of Operations. We will create formulas using percentages and weighted averages. We will also become familiar with some of Excel's more basic built-in functions like Average, max, Min, Count, and Count A. In addition, we will learn about using Relative vs. Absolute Cell Referencing.

Prerequisite: Excel Introduction Parts 1 & 2 or equivalent experience.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

3. Access Reports

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/6/2018

Meeting Times: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

This three-hour class assumes participants understand how to create a basic report. Time will be spent using, creating, and modifying reports in design view. We will look at report sections, grouping, sorting, and inserting formulas. Additionally, we will learn to modify report and control properties and use report formatting techniques.

Prerequisite: Access Intermediate or equivalent experience.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

4. Excel Charts Overview "Slice"

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/7/2018

Meeting Times: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Our "slices" will offer 45 minutes of application training content followed by 15 minutes of group discussion. Participants access these online training sessions from their own location. They will be emailed a link to an online meeting place where they can view and listen to the various "slice" offerings by the MHRIC trainers. Several audio options are provided in order to allow the participants to communicate with the trainer and others in attendance.

Illustrate your data with great looking charts! During this "slice" you will learn to create, edit and format charts, and work with different types. Creating and working with charts in Excel is easier than you might think and actually is quite fun.

Prerequisite: Excel Introduction Part 1 or equivalent experience and knowledge of spreadsheets.

This "slice" is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

5. Google Drive Overview "Slice"

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/7/2018

Meeting Times: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Our "slices" will offer 45 minutes of application training content followed by 15 minutes of group discussion. Participants access these online training sessions from their own location. They will be emailed a link to an online meeting place where they can view and listen to the various "slice" offerings by the MHRIC trainers. Several audio options are provided in order to allow the participants to communicate with the trainer and others in attendance.

In this "slice" we will learn how to use Google Drive. Topics will include: how files are stored in drive; organizing files in folders; creating documents; and collaborating with others using shared documents.

Prerequisite: Some experience with internet browsers is helpful.

This "slice" is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

6. Google Forms

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/8/2018

Meeting Times: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

With free Google Forms, you can quickly create a form or survey; send it to students, parents, teachers, or staff; embed it in a webpage; and keep track of the answers in one spreadsheet. This session will give you an overview of developing a form and creating the spreadsheet that will allow you to sort, analyze, and visualize the information.

Prerequisite: Some experience with internet browsers is helpful.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

7. School Security Regional User Group Meeting

Program: Student Services

Dates: 3/9/2018

Meeting Times: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

You are invited to attend the Spring School Security Regional User Group Meeting to be held on Friday, March 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. James Soto, Regional Director, NYS Office of Emergency Management, will provide a presentation on "Facilitating Exercises & Training for School Personnel". Following a short break, Janice Severson, Project Coordinator/Safe Schools New York from the NYS Police, will review "District Recovery after an Incident". This will be a very informative session and we hope you can join us!

8. Excel Functions & Formulas Part 2

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/12/2018

Meeting Times: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

In this class we will review Relative and Absolute Cell Referencing. We will also concentrate on more of Excel's built-in functions like: If, Count, Proper, Vlookup, and Datedif. In addition, we will work on nested or embedded functions and work on some questions from the class.

Prerequisite: Excel Introduction Parts 1 & 2 or equivalent experience.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

9. Google Docs Templates "Slice" NEW!!

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/14/2018

Meeting Times: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Our "slices" will offer 45 minutes of application training content followed by 15 minutes of group discussion. Participants access these online training sessions from their own location. They will be emailed a link to an online meeting place where they can view and listen to the various "slice" offerings by the MHRIC trainers. Several audio options are provided in order to allow the participants to communicate with the trainer and others in attendance.

Templates are documents that can be used over and over again, like memos, newsletters, resumes, or business letters. In this slice we will see how to find and work with Google Doc Templates which are designed to be professional-looking and easy to use. We will also see how to create and use custom templates in Docs and Sheets.

This "slice" is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

10. MS Office 2013 Templates "Slice"

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/14/2018

Meeting Times: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Our "slices" will offer 45 minutes of application training content followed by 15 minutes of group discussion. Participants access these online training sessions from their own location. They will be emailed a link to an online meeting place where they can view and listen to the various "slice" offerings by the MHRIC trainers. Several audio options are provided in order to allow the participants to communicate with the trainer and others in attendance.

Templates are documents that can be used over and over again, like memos, newsletters, resumes, or business letters. In this slice we will see how to find and work with Microsoft Office Templates, which are designed to be professional-looking and easy to use. We will also see how to create and use custom templates in Word and Excel.

This "slice" is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

11. Specialty Projects Workshop

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/15/2018

Meeting Times: 2 hours by appt. Please call (845) 255-1450

Is there something you need help with? This workshop is what you've been asking for. We can help with any software product listed on our classes' page. Bring your special project, problem, or anything that you need help with and we will help you to work it out. We will have two-hour blocks throughout the day for individualized help. When you sign up for this workshop, you will be asked to tell us what you need help with and also sign up for a specific time slot.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

12. Word Introduction Part 1

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/19/2018

Meeting Times: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Microsoft Word makes word processing easy. This class will cover basic word processing skills including: creating, saving, and printing documents; editing techniques for selecting, copying, moving and replacing text; basic character and paragraph formatting techniques.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by clicking on this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

13. District Data Coordinator Meeting

Program: Testing & Special Services

Dates: 3/20/2018

Meeting Times: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Topics to be addressed include: 1). Upcoming Due Dates and Certifications 2). Test Scoring Updates 3). Reporting Updates and Reminders 4). Updates from Special Education Management and Student Services A complete agenda will be posted prior to the meeting dates.

14. Word Introduction Part 2

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/21/2018

Meeting Times: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Once you have some basic Word experience, it is time to build on your skills to make your work more efficient! This class will include: using the clipboard; viewing two documents side by side; the basics of headers, footers and page numbers; using built-in templates; turning your own document into a template; indenting; tabs; and using bullets and numbers for lists.

Prerequisite: Word Introduction Part 1 or equivalent experience.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

15. Excel Advanced Part 1

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/22/2018

Meeting Times: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

If you are comfortable with using Excel and would like to know a little more, this class covers the following topics: creating, applying, and managing Conditional Formatting Rules; creating Range Names and using them in functions, formulas and data validation lists.

Excel Introduction Parts 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

16. Excel Advanced Part 2

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/22/2018

Meeting Times: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

If you are comfortable with using Excel and would like to know a little more, this class covers the following topics: creating and working with Pivot Tables and Pivot charts; and the basics of creating and working with recorded Macros.

Prerequisite: Excel Introduction Parts 1 & 2 or equivalent experience.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

17. Google Docs

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/23/2018

Meeting Times: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Google Docs lets you create documents and organize them, and to collaborate with others using shared documents. You can also upload existing Word documents, or save a Google Doc as a Word document. All of your word processing needs, in free storage, from any device with internet access.

Prerequisite: Same experience with internet browsers is helpful.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

18. Google Sheets

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/23/2018

Meeting Times: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Google Sheets lets you create spreadsheets and organize them, and to collaborate with others using shared spreadsheets. You can also upload existing Excel documents, or save a Google Sheet as an Excel document. All of your spreadsheet needs, in free storage, from any device with internet access.

Prerequisite: Some experience with Internet browsers is helpful.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

19. Excel Introduction Part 1

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/26/2018

Meeting Times: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Microsoft Excel makes using a spreadsheet easy. This class will cover basic spreadsheet skills including: creating, saving, and printing workbooks; basic skills used in building and editing worksheets; techniques used in selecting, copying, moving, and replacing cell contents; basic formatting features such as alignment, fonts, and column widths; using basic formulas and functions.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

20. Excel Introduction Part 2

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 3/28/2018

Meeting Times: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Prerequisite: Excel Introduction Part 1 or equivalent experience. Once you have some basic Excel experience, it is time to build on your skills to make your work more efficient! This class will include: a quick review of formatting and formulas; using built-in templates; turning your own spreadsheet into a template; using Autofill to speed up data entry; and using Relative and Absolute cell references in formulas and functions.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

21. Organize Your Files in MS Windows

Program: Technology Support Service

Dates: 4/5/2018

Meeting Times: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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This class or slice covers the basics of file management. Learn how files and folders are organized within your computer. Topics covered will include: where your files go when you save them; file management concepts; how to put files in specific folders; how to create desktop shortcuts; and creating, renaming, moving, and copying files and folders.

This class is free to districts who belong to the Technology Support Service (TSS) CoSer. Check to see if your district is a participating member by copying and pasting this link: https://www.mhric.org/training/tss/tss-districts

If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Joanne Hudela at 845-255-1450 X1270 or email jhudela@mhric.org for more information.

22. schooltool User Group Meeting

Program: Student Services

Dates: 5/1/2018

Meeting Times: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The MHRIC cordially invites your schooltool district staff to attend the Fall schooltool User Group Meeting on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Mindex will be present to discuss what's new and upcoming for schooltool.