Laura Wendorf started training people in 1984 at Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, Michigan where she studied for her first degree, an Associate in Science with a major in Manufacturing Engineering. Around the same time she began training people on a five axis grinding machine for Unison Corporation where she conducted research and development projects for the company. She was also teaching a one night a week class for women in non-traditional fields teaching the general operation of mills and lathes.
She later married and moved to Florida where she continued her education at FMU Orlando College. She became department chair of Computer Applications and then later the chairperson for Computer Information Sciences (CIS). Laura completed 75% of her Master's in Business Administration before resigning as department chair and opening her own business WholeSum Connection. As a way to give back to the community, Laura donates her time to the local senior center teaching Introduction to Comptuers for Seniors(Currently using Windows 7 ) and specialty classes live Skype, Win Live, eMail, File Handling and more.
The Celestine Market service was started as an example of an eCommerce site for CIS students back in 1989 and has continued to this day. It provides many products that support a holistic lifestyle and offers both bulk and packaged teas, coffees, herbs, supplements, essential oils, culinary tools and gadgets, herb/dry goods packaging, salts, incense and much, much more.
Laura is available for small group instruction on many topics relating to the use and applicaton of your personal computer system and network. Current website hosting clients enjoy a reduced rate of $30-$60 per hour. Technical support for most lower level applications is priced between $50-$75 per hour for non-members. All Individualized Training for Programming Lanuages begins at $75 an hour. The rate is based on the level of complexity needed to meet your requirements. Rates may be reduced if frequency of requests is greater than twice a month.
One of Laura's specialty is showing you how to use your computer as a time saving assistant and educational tool. From lower level training like helping you to find your files to more complex organizational uses, Laura can create a program just for your needs. Topics such as Quickbooks, Spreadsheets, Word Processing, Digital Image Editing, File Handling, Back up and recovery, or lighter topics like email setup, etc......your needs can be handled with a customized training curriculum designed by a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of training experience.