Fall 2016 Tech Courses – Register Now!

The Fall 2016 Technology Course Schedule is now available online!  I teach adult education courses at the Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School in Franklin, MA

Full course descriptions are listed below.

images-1TRI-COUNTY ADULT EDUCATION in FRANKLIN:

–> CLICK HERE  to register for TRI-COUNTY Adult Education courses (located at 147 Pond St., Franklin, MA).

–> DOWNLOAD the Fall/Winter Brochure PDF here.

techsavvycoach laptopMY CONTACT INFO:

  • –> VISIT my online GOOGLE CALENDAR for all course offerings.
  • –> EMAIL me at Melissa@TechSavvyCoach.com if you have any questions about registering for my courses or to arrange for one-on-one coaching.

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2016 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

SOCIAL MEDIA for Businesses and Organizations (Creating a Buzz with Social Media)

Whether you are networking for personal or professional reasons, it is important to establish a strong sosocialmedia_logocial media presence.  Learn how to utilize the three most popular social networking platforms today:  Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.  You will learn how to open an account, maximize your profile, interact with friends, family, business contacts or customers, and learn applications and tips to enhance your overall experience and gain maximum results.

CLICK LINKS BELOW TO REGISTER:

Session 1: 2 Thursdays, September 29 & October 6
TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 PM (3 hours)
LOCATION: Tri-County RVT High School, 147 Pond Street, Franklin

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FACEBOOK for Businesses and Organizations (Grow Your Business with Facebook!)

facebook thumbReady to grow your business or organization? Facebook is the most powerful and popular social networking site in the world (with over 1.23 billion users worldwide and growing. Now more than ever, Facebook is being used to promote businesses and organizations. In this course, you will learn how to setup a Facebook account exclusively for business use to promote your brand, showcase your events and offer special promotions to your customer base. You will learn how to use Facebook to meet your business goals by engaging your audience with thoughtful, consistent and timely content, by posting promotional offers,  and how to track your performance and analytics through Facebook “Page Insights.”

Session 1:  2 Thursdays, Oct 13 & 20

TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 PM (3 hours)
LOCATION: Tri-County RVT High School, 147 Pond Street, Franklin, MA

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CraftyCoolAppsCrafty and Cool Apps for Creative People

Are you a creative person who loves to craft, sew, knit, paint or work on DIY projects at home? Would you like to buy or sell handmade art or jewelry? Do you love to save recipes and home décor ideas online or photos of your favorite fashions or artwork? This class will explore Etsy, Pinterest, Instagram and some of the other top websites and apps for your iPhone (or any Smartphone) to satisfy your creative side.

 CONTACT ME for more information!

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LinkedIn: Career Networking and Online Job Search 

Are you looking for a new job or career change? Would you like to conelinkedin-imagect with professionals in your field? Whether you are a seasoned professional, recent graduate or someone returning to the workplace… networking is the key to success in business today. LinkedIn is the largest professional online network in the world with over 259 million+ registered users, giving you the opportunity to build relationships with potential employers, customers, clients, and peers. You will develop your online profile, import your contacts, look up old employers and colleagues, search for new contacts and learn how to navigate the site, join groups and apply for jobs online.

Session 1: 2 Thursdays: Nov. 10 & 17 

TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 PM (3 hours)
LOCATION: Tri-County RVT High School, 147 Pond Street, Franklin

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WORDPRESS COURSES at Tri-County RTVHS:

(NOTE: You may take one or all of the courses in this suite to learn how to build your own dynamic website).

images33110- WordPress I: Planning and Launching Your Website
WordPress is a state-of-the-art, free publishing platform, used by over 25 million people to build web and blogging sites.  In this hands-on beginners course, you will plan, build, and launch your own website. You’ll learn how to:  navigate the WordPress dashboard and admin. panel,  create pages and posts, choose your theme (free vs. paid), and organize your content.  Bring your personal email address and password to access your email account and a general idea of the name and content you’d like for your website or blog.  Course materials, handouts, and WiFi internet access are provided.  Bring your own laptop or use our classroom desktop PCs.

Session 1: 2 Thursdays: Dec. 1 & 8 

TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 PM (3 hours)
LOCATION: Tri-County RVT High School, 147 Pond Street, Franklin

images33111- WordPress II: Widgets, Plugins, and Themes
Now that you have built your basic WordPress website, it is time to make it “shine” and add some more functionality. This hands-on intermediate course will cover some of the most commonly used plugins, (DELETE this line:how to find and select  plugins), finalize your  theme (free vs. paid), add more pages and posts, create a photo gallery, add videos and links, how to build your audience and  interact with your followers using social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.). In addition,  we will discuss best practices for security, preparing your site for SEO, and backup and recovery plugins.

Session 1: 2 Thursdays: January 5 & 12 

TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 PM (3 hours)
LOCATION: Tri-County RVT High School, 147 Pond Street, Franklin

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