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NASA HQ Heads Up 30 Jan 2003

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Thursday, January 30, 2003

Thursday, January 30, 2003

VOLUNTEER DURING NATIONAL ENGINEERS WEEK
Volunteer to teach a class in a Washington, DC, Maryland, or Virginia high school, middle school, or elementary school during National Engineers Week (February 16-22) or any time during the month of February. Pass along your experience and encourage students to consider careers in engineering, science, math, and technology. To sign up and be matched up with a school, contact Ron Erwin, 301-286-7504.

COMPUTER TRAINING CENTER (CTC) CLASSES
- February 4. Excel 2000. Basics I (PC).
- February 6. Word 2000. Basics I (PC).
- February 11. Excel 2000. Basics II (PC).
- February 14. Word 2000. Basics II (PC).
- February 18. HTML. Basics I (PC).
- February 20. PowerPoint 2000. Basics I (PC).
For details, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codec/codeci/ctc/schedule.htm To register, ctc@hq.nasa.gov or call 358-1111.

GODDARD CENTER DIRECTOR'S COLLOQUIUM
Tuesday, February 4, 10-11:30 a.m., Building 3 Goett Auditorium, GSFC. Presentation by Dr. Margaret Wheatley on "Turning to One Another: The Power of Human Conversation" For details, see http://workforce.gsfc.nasa.gov/b2c1.html Gail Williams, 301-286-0159.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TRAINING
- February 6-7. Continual Improvement.
- March 6-7. Integrated Management Systems.
- May 8-9. Managing Quality 2000.
For details, see http://ohrcoursecatalog.gsfc.nasa.gov/search/search.cfm?search=2&category=31 To register, fax a completed Form 228 to 301-286-0845. Sheila Jackson, 301-286-2022.

FINAL ETHICS TRAINING MAKE-UP SESSIONS
- Wednesday, February 12, 2:30 p.m.
- Thursday, February 13, 9 a.m.
All sessions in the auditorium. Ethics training is also offered online at https://solar.msfc.nasa.gov For details, contact Laura Giza, 358-2027.

HQ BLACK HISTORY MONTH OBSERVANCE
Wednesday, February 5, 9 a.m, auditorium. Black History Month program featuring motivational speaker Jewel Diamond Taylor and a performance by the NASA HQ Gospel Choir. For details, see http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codec/codece and select "Conference Registration and Agenda" Chris Rodriguez, 359-0950.

IT SERVICES AFFECTED BY BUILDING POWER OUTAGE
Saturday, February 8, 6 p.m. to Sunday, February 9, 6 p.m. In support of the HQ building power outage on Saturday, February 8-9, the HQ LAN and all servers will be unavailable. Eudora, Meeting Maker, and the HQ public Web will be available via dial-in and the Internet. All desktop computers at HQ must be shut off by COB Friday. IT Help Desk, 358-HELP (4357) or 1-866-4NASAHQ (462-7247).

CONGRESSIONAL OPERATIONS BRIEFING CONFERENCE
February 24-27, Capitol Hill. This conference provides a comprehensive look at congressional operations and how Congress affects the daily operations of every department and agency in the Executive Branch. Enrollment is limited. To register, fax a completed Form 228 to Sheila Jackson, 301-286-0845. For details,see http://ohr.gsfc.nasa.gov/DevGuide/Hq/Executive/CongressionalbriefingConf03.htm Sheila Jackson,301-286-2022.

Agency Training Classes
- February 25-28, Hampton, Virginia. Systems Management 86.
- March 18-20, MSFC. Systems Requirements 56.
- March 31-April 10, Wallops, Virginia. Project Management 62.
- April 7-9, MSFC. Space Launch and Transportation 4.
For details and APPL nomination forms, see http://appl.nasa.gov/career_dev/classroom_training/schoolhouse_home.htm To register, fax a completed APPL form to Sheila Jackson, 301-286-0845.

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