Computer Corner


Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. (5 sess. beg. Apr. 18)         Glen Rock H.S.

Offered in cooperation with Glen Rock Community School.  Register through M.P.C.E.

Adobe Photoshop is the standard for imaging professional and photo enthusiasts alike. This course will teach the basics of using Photoshop to enhance and correct images in real world situations. Some of the topics covered will include: • The history and ethical use of Photoshop-Cropping, toning, cloning, healing removal of unwanted elements in the images, dodging and burning in • Shooting raw images as opposed to jpegs • Setting up actions, layers, opacity and batch processing to save time-Selections and masks • Levels, curves and white balance-Prepping images for printing or the web • Resizing and resampling-Options for black and white conversions-Filters and plug-ins • Gradients and adding text to an image • Special emphasis on portrait enhancement including whitening teeth, skin softening and skin tone correction, diminishing blemishes and wrinkles. We will also look briefly at other image editing and correcting programs such as Elements and Lightroom. Instructor:  Chuck Solomon


DISCOVER  YOUR IPAD or IPHONE           fee: $35

Monday, 7-9 p.m. (1 sess. Mar. 6)      Midland Park H.S.

Let us show you some of the features of iOS 7 and built-in apps that make the everyday things you do even more incredible with iPhone and the iPad. In this two hour class you will learn all the great features of both the iPhone and iPad and what amazing, creative, and productive things you will create. Bring your device to class.




Monday, 7-9 p.m. (1 sess. Mar. 13)    Midland Park H.S.

You’re pretty good with your iPad. You can check email, FaceTime, surf the web, and download apps, but there is so much more to the iPad. Learn how to make folders to organize your apps, use gestures to navigate the iPad faster and other advanced tips and tricks to get even more out of your iPad. Please bring your own device. 




Monday, 7-9 p .m. (1 sess. Mar. 27)   Midland Park H.S.

You just got a Android phone or tablet and is it shiny and great. In this 2 hour class get suggestions on apps to grab, settings to tweak, and really nifty things you can do with your Google-powered mini-supercomputer. Learn all this from a user for over five years and someone who has supported the devices in a retail, corporate, and real world environment.  Please bring your own device.  Instructor: GREGORY FIORENTINO



Monday, 7-9 p.m. (1 sess. April 3)     Midland Park H.S.

Apps, this four letter word is the new thing when it comes to the world of tech. Come learn what an APP is, what types there are, and how they are different from software, and how we get them on our devices. This class touches on all operating systems from MAC, To Windows, to mobile phones. Come learn all this great information from someone who has been in the field for over 10 years. Instructor: GREGORY FIORENTINO



Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. (1 sess. Mar. 8) `Ramsey High School

Learn the basics of on-line social networking. Facebook is one of the most popular social networking sites out there today - don’t be left out! Create your own Facebook account and stay connected or reconnect with family and friends using this popular social media app. You’ll learn to set up your account and profile, upload and share photos, find friends, exchange messages, receive notifications when others update their profiles or make posts, and understand those very important privacy settings. After this class you’ll be ready to reconnect! Instructor: TANYA SOLTYS


INTRO TO THE COMPUTER – DAYTIME                       FEE: $75

Winter-Tuesday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. (3 sess. Jan 24, 31, Feb. 7)  Glen Rock H.S.

Spring – Tuesday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. (3 sess. Apr. 18, 25, May 2)          Glen Rock H.S.

Offered in cooperation with Glen Rock Community School. Register through M.P.C.E.

Designed for students who have little or no experience using a computer, students are introduced to the Windows Operating System and learn file management including creating, naming and saving files to designated locations. Students learn how to open, close, move and resize windows, create and save basic Word and Excel files.




Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. (4 sess. beg. Feb. 28)         Midland Park H.S.

Learn about the very useful and powerful Microsoft spreadsheet program. The basic concepts and skills of Excel will be explored including worksheets, workbooks, opening files, saving files, entering data, formatting data, formulas, copying formulas, arithmetic and column summing. Learn about using AutoSum to enter summing formulas. Learn about AutoFill to copy formulas. Students must have a working knowledge of the Windows operating system and must be comfortable using a mouse. The skills learned will work on all versions of Excel. When finished with this course, students will be able to create simple but useful spreadsheets and be able to modify existing spreadsheets.




            (plus $49 cash book fee payable to instructor)

Thursday, 5:30-9 p.m. (5 sess. beg. Feb. 9)    Glen Rock H.S.

Offered in cooperation with Glen Rock Community School. Register through MPCE.

Deadline for registration is 1 week prior to class! This is an introductory course that will give you the basics for managing your business or to enhance your career opportunities. You will learn how to: Navigate QuickBooks, Create a company file, work with lists, perform accounts payable tasks, writing checks, paying bills, perform accounts receivable tasks, create invoices, create sales receipts, receive payments, make deposits, bank reconciliations, reports. A $49 book fee (cash) payable to instructor at 1st class.  




Thursday, 6-9 p .m.      (plus $49 book fee payable in cash first class

(6 sess. beg. Mar. 30) Please request at time of registration)

(no class 4/13) Registration deadline 1 week prior to class

            Glen Rock H.S.

Offered in cooperation with Glen Rock Community School. Register through MPCE.

In Quickbooks Level 2, students will be exposed to specific areas not covered in Level 1.  Topics include physical inventory, balance sheet accounts, budgets, payroll, estimates, time tracking, customizing QuickBooks and integration with other programs.




Wednesday, 7-9:30 p.m. (2 sess. April 19 & 26)        Ramsey High School

Offered in cooperation with Ramsey Community School. Register through M.P.C.E.

Learn from an eBay Power Seller how to sell successfully-from start to finish. Topics include: How eBay works, safe trading using eBay Buyer/Seller Protection, learning the value of your items, pricing your merchandise, writing a description, taking photos, using a PayPal account, the bidding and selling process, shipping your goods, understanding eBay fees, collecting your payment, delivery confirmation, handling feedback, and more.  Students will be able to develop their own eBay listings upon completion of this class. Prerequisite: Students are required to have an email address and a registered eBay ID prior to first class. Instructor: RICK FEINGOLD



Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. (2 sess. Apr. 18 & 25)  Glen Rock H.S.

Offered in cooperation with Glen Rock Community School.  Register through MPCE.

Welcome to Microsoft® Word, a word processing application for Windows and Mac computers. In this class you will learn the basics of navigating Word including starting a new document and editing an existing document, setting margins, tabs and paragraph formatting, how to highlight text for emphasis, spell checking and grammar checking, finding your way around the tools and buttons, creating templates. This is a class that will help users of Office 2007 or later. Requirements: prior experience with Windows™. 

Instructor: Dan Paul-Heskins



Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. (1 sess. May 2) Glen Rock H.S.

Offered in cooperation with Glen Rock Community School.  Register through MPCE

Microsoft Word is one of the most powerful word processing tools. But most people have no idea how much more then could get out of Word with just a few simple clicks or settings. Take your Word skills to new levels by learning how to: Customize auto-correct, spellcheck and grammar check; Create custom styles for your text and layout; Add pictures or text boxes to your documents; Make text wrap around pictures and text boxes; Design and build brochures and mini posters for business or events. This is a 90-minute class based on Word 2007, but many of the tips and tricks work with earlier and later versions of Word. Prior experience with Word required. Instructor: Dan Paul Heskins


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