Summer 2017 TSS Classes


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You are eligible to register for the following classes if you are an employee or board member of a District who subscribes to the Technology Support Service (TSS) through the Mid-Hudson Regional Information Center (see link above). If your district is not a TSS member & you wish to attend, please contact Barbara Heiles at or Pascale Martel at for more information.

Required prerequisites and class descriptions for each class are listed in MHRICNews (the link is listed below). If you have any questions, please contact or phone: 255-1450, ext. 1270.

Lab Location - MHRIC - Computer Lab A (CLA) is on the Ulster BOCES site in New Paltz, The Conference Center (CC) is in the Ulster BOCES main building. You can print out an MHRIC site map here. Our lab are handicap-accessible.

Please note that all registrations for MHRIC events must be made using (MLP). Just click on this link for access to our MLP catalog. If you have any questions, please feel free to call 255-1450 X1270.

Food is not served in our classes. Our main building has vending machines for snacks & soda. You are on your own for lunch.


In Case of Inclement Weather: Is the class cancelled? Is it delayed? How will I know?

Please call the MHRIC at 255-1450 X5000 and listen to the message.

If there is no special message, the class will run at the scheduled time.

If we have a delay, the class will be cancelled.

If we cancel a class, we will make every attempt to reschedule & notify you of the new date.

Please do not pay attention to what the radio says for Ulster BOCES.


Click here for the current MHRICNews containing articles and class information.

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Ulster BOCES is a Tobacco Free Campus


Word Processing Classes
Word Introduction (CLA) Barbara Heiles July 12 8:30-3:30
Word Intermediate (CLA) Pascale Martel Aug. 2 8:30-3:30
Word Long Documents, Manuals, & Handbooks (CLA) Pascale Martel July 26 8:30-11:30
Word Shortcuts, Tips, & Tricks (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 11 8:30-11:30
Spreadsheet Classes
Excel Introduction (CLA) Barbara Heiles July 27 8:30-3:30
Excel Intermediate (CLA) Pascale Martel Aug. 10 8:30-3:30
Excel Charts (CLA) Pascale Martel Aug. 24 9:00-12:00
Excel Functions & Formulas (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 9 8:30-3:30
Excel Shortcuts, Tips, & Tricks (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 4 8:30-11:30
Database Classes
Access Introduction (CLA) Barbara Heiles July 11 8:30-3:30
Access Intermediate (CLA) Barbara Heiles July 18 8:30-3:30
Access Forms (CLA) Barbara Heiles July 25 8:30-11:30
Access Queries (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 1 8:30-11:30
Access Reports (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 8 8:30-11:30
Specialty Classes
ProwerPoint Introduction (CLA) Pascale Martel July 13 8:30-3:30
Publisher Introduction (CLA) Pascale Martel July 6 8:30-3:30
Specialty Projects Workshop (CLA) Staff May 22 2 hours by appt.
Internet Classes
Gmail Basics (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 14 8:30-11:30
Gmail Contact Groups vs. Google Groups (CLA) Pascale Martel Aug. 23 9:00-12:00
Google Calendar Basics (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 14 12:30-3:30
Google Docs (CLA) Barbara Heiles July 24 8:30-11:30
Google Drive (CLA) Pascale Martel Aug. 8 12:30-3:30
Google Forms (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 7 12:30-3:30
Google Sheets (CLA) Barbara Heiles July 24 12:30-3:30
Google Sheets (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 7 8:30-11:30
Google Sites (CLA) Barbara Heiles Aug. 3 12:30-3:30
Mail Merge with Google Docs using autoCrat (CLA) Pascale Martel Aug. 15 9:00-12:00
MS OneDrive (CLA) Pascale Martel July 10 12:30-3:30


On-line GoToMeeting™ “Slices”

Our "slices" will offer 45 minutes of application training content followed by 15 minutes of group discussion. Participants will be able to access a web site to 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.

For more information, go to

July 12
Excel Automating Spreadsheets
Excel Pivot Tables
July 13
Google Calendar Basics
Google Calendar Tasks & Reminders
July 28
Google Docs Overview
Google Sheets Overview
Aug. 1
Google Sheets Overview
Google Forms Overview
Aug. 3
Create Print Publications using Lucidpress
Chromebook Overview
Aug. 15
Gmail Labels
Gmail Filters
Aug. 17
InDesign - Getting Started
InDesign - Working with Text
InDesign - Working with Images




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