February 23, 2024

FALL 2023 REGISTRATION FOR ED FUND CLASSES IS ONGOING

Registration for the FALL 2023 semester with the union’s Education Fund is available on the DC 37 website. You can check the website by clicking HERE for information on classes, schedules or to register for a program.

 

EDUCATION FUND COMPUTER CLASSES

Microsoft Office Certificate Program at Hostos Community College

The Microsoft Office Certificate Program will provide students with the technical skills needed in today’s work force, covering basic computer and keyboarding skills as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. To register, click HERE.

 

Microsoft Word at Queens College

The word-processing course covers the basics:

  • Creating
  • Editing
  • Printing documents

In this class, you will learn how to save and organize documents, format paragraphs, copy and move text, set margins and tabs, spell check, and auto correct features. To register, click HERE.

 

Microsoft Excel

This course is offered through both CUNY Queens College and CUNY City College/Center for Worker Education. It covers spreadsheet applications where students will design useful and attractive spreadsheets using editing and formatting of numerical and text data; write formulas and use numerical data to create charts and graphs. Must have Microsoft Word skills as well as access to broadband internet, a computer operating on Windows 10 or Mac OS (Sierra or later), Microsoft Office version 2016 or later and a microphone. Additionally, for Excel Level 1, you must have already successfully taken Introduction to Computers or have basic working knowledge of the computer as well as Microsoft Word Level 1 or equivalent. For Excel Level 2, you must have already completed Microsoft Excel Level 1. To register, click HERE.

 

NEW CLASS! – Navigating the Internet

In this course, students will learn to use various search engines, how to search for information from various approaches, how to distinguish credible online sources and how to navigate academic databases. Students must have access to broadband internet, a computer operating on Windows 10 or Mac OS (Sierra or later), a working email address, a computer microphone and camera. To register, click HERE.

 

NYC CAREER MAPS

The DC 37 Education Fund and CUNY’s New York City Labor Market Information Service (NYCLMIS) have created career maps to promote the career development of the DC 37 membership. These online maps identify, illustrate and describe opportunities for advancement for selected covered job titles.

Career maps are available for the following fields: (1) Administrative and Data-Focused Health Care; (2) HVAC-R; (3) IT Networking; (4) Parks and Recreation; (5) Patient-Care Focused Health Care, and (6) Software Development. You can view these maps HERE.

Be on the lookout for more Ed Fund career maps in the near future. For information, call the DC 37 Ed Fund at 212-815-1700 or email edfund@dc37.net.

 

CUNY COUNSELING IS HERE FOR YOU!

This is the ideal time to plan for FALL 2023 enrollment at the CUNY college of your choice. Let Worker Education at the CUNY School of Labor & Urban Studies (SLU) help guide you through the process of finding the best CUNY program to match your education and career goals.

Expert advisors offer FREE one-on-one phone sessions on academic requirements for specific jobs; choosing a CUNY campus and major; applying to and financing a CUNY degree; certificate and non-credit options at CUNY, transferring previous credits, and more. Each session is free and catered to your specific goals and needs. There are many dates available to meet with an advisor before the Fall 2023 semester.

View the calendar and schedule your CUNY advisement session here https://cunydays.eventbrite.com/. Can’t find a date/time that works for you? Email WorkerEd@slu.cuny.edu.

RETIREES EDUCATION COURSES FOR FALL 2023

The Ed Fund is accepting applications for classes for the FALL 2023 cycle. Apply online HERE or visit: https://www.dc37.net/benefits/education/deptclasses/retirees.

For questions, please contact Manuel Gomez-Rosa at mgomezrosa@dc37.net or call 212-815-1700.

 

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