The First Nations Education Steering Committee and First Nations Schools Association are offering training for Administrative Assistants to support their use of technology.

These workshops will be presented by Mark Campbell of Learngistics (formerly Last-Minute Training).

To ensure the health and safety of participants and communities, the workshops will be held via Zoom. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis and maximums may apply.

Event Contacts

Rod Perrault, Regional Principal rodp@fnesc.ca
Joe McHale, Regional Principal joem@fnesc.ca

Schedule

For full details, see the Event Flyer above.

DateTimeWorkshopRegistrationDescription      
Nov. 23, 20219:00-10:00amExcel Basics for SchoolsREGISTERTopics include getting to know the Excel formula bar & name box, headings, cells & sheets, entering, modifying & deleting data, basic formulas and basic formatting.
Nov. 23, 202110:15-11:15amExcel Basics: Formulas and FunctionsREGISTERTopics include copying, pasting and moving data & formulas, creating complex formulas & functions (AVG, MIN, MAX etc.) and formatting (lines & shading, number formats).
Nov. 23, 20211:00-3:00pmNewsletters & Flyers in WordREGISTERParticipants will create a newsletter/flyer while learning how to use and create columns, adjust margins, insert and manipulate graphics and use tables and save as a PDF.
Nov. 25, 20219:00-10:00amWindows Essentials 1REGISTERTopics include turning the computer on/off safely, understanding Windows, memory & storage, using the taskbar, running multiple programs, searching for programs, tabs, password protection, locking the computer and backing up files.
Nov. 25, 202110:15-11:15amWindows Essentials 2REGISTERTopics include using passwords effectively, local & network drives, creating folders, copying & moving folders, searching for files and troubleshooting.
Nov. 25, 20211:00-2:00pmExcel Basics for SchoolsREGISTERTopics include getting to know the Excel formula bar & name box, headings, cells & sheets, entering, modifying & deleting data, basic formulas and basic formatting.
Nov. 25, 20212:15-3:15pmExcel Basics: Formulas and FunctionsREGISTERTopics include copying, pasting and moving data & formulas, creating complex formulas & functions (AVG, MIN, MAX etc.) and formatting (lines & shading, number formats).
Nov. 30, 20219:00-9:30amContact Lists with Excel 1REGISTERParticipants will use building and using a contact list to learn some of Excel’s powerful yet simple tools including using dropdown lists, data validation and the LOOKUP function. Particpants will benefit from having a good working knowledge of Excel.
Nov. 30, 20219:45-10:45amContact Lists with Excel 2REGISTERContinuing on form Contact Lists 1, topics include multi-level sorting, advanced filtering, splitting columns and combining text cells.
Nov. 30, 20211:00-2:00pmSending and Receiving Email in OutlookREGISTERTopics include understanding email, composing emails, reading emails, replying and forwarding and sending & saving attachments.
Nov. 30, 20212:15-3:15pmSending and Receiving Email in GmailREGISTERTopics include understanding email, composing emails, reading emails, replying and forwarding and sending & saving attachments.
Dec. 2, 20219:00-10:00amTables & Lists in Word & ExcelREGISTERBoth Excel and Word are powerful tools for tables and lists. This workshop will look at the features of both programs. Topics include using Word to create, modify & delete tables and using Excel to create, sort and filter lists along with how to determine when to use which program.
Dec. 2, 202110:15-11:15amIntroduction to Google DocsREGISTERTopics include setting up a Google drive, copying files to a Google drive, sharing a document (including sharing levels) creating a Google doc and working in a Google doc.
Dec. 2, 20211:00-2:30pmCreate a Staff or Student Handbook with a Table of ContentsREGISTERParticipants will create a handbook while learning how to set up tabs, use styles & built-in headings, modify styles, insert a table of contents and save as a PDF.
Dec. 2, 20212:45-3:15pmAsk-an-Expert with Mark CampbellREGISTERMark will be available during these times for participants to sign on and ask individual questions about the skills you’ve been learning. Pre-register so you can get the Zoom link and then access Mark anytime during the session.
Dec. 7, 20219:00-10:00amSending and Receiving Email in OutlookREGISTERTopics include understanding email, composing emails, reading emails, replying and forwarding and sending & saving attachments.
Dec. 7, 202110:15-11:15amOrganizing Emails in OutlookREGISTERTopics include sorting, creating files and folders, moving emails, flagging and using categories.
Dec. 7, 20211:00-2:00pmTables & Lists in Word & ExcelREGISTERBoth Excel and Word are powerful tools for tables and lists. This workshop will look at the features of both programs. Topics include using Word to create, modify & delete tables and using Excel to create, sort and filter lists along with how to determine when to use which program.
Dec. 7, 20212:15-3:15pmOrganizing Emails in GmailREGISTERTopics include sorting, creating files and folders, moving emails, flagging and using categories.
Dec. 9, 20219:00-10:00amMeetings and Appointments in OutlookREGISTERTopics include using Outlook’s calendar, calendar views, creating appointments and meetings, responding to meeting requests and moving & canceling meetings.
Dec. 9, 202110:15-11:15amMeetings and Appointments in Google CalendarREGISTERTopics include calendar views, creating appointments and meetings, responding to meeting requests and moving & canceling meetings.
Dec. 9, 20211:00-2:00pmUsing the WebREGISTERTopics include browsers & choosing the best one for your needs, searching, bookmarks, bookmarks bar & folders and accessing browser history.
Dec. 9, 20212:15-3:15pmAsk-an-Expert with Mark CampbellREGISTERMark will be available during these times for participants to sign on and ask individual questions about the skills you’ve been learning. Pre-register so you can get the Zoom link and then access Mark anytime during the session.