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Training Opportunities

The Census Bureau offers both web-based and in-person courses to help you access and use Census Bureau statistics. These free courses can teach you how to use our databases and mapping tools, find local and national demographic information for a variety of uses including grant proposals, economic data statistics for business plans, research papers, etc. Check out our eTutorials and course descriptions.

Interested in training for your company or organization?

We have a network of Data Specialists who can provide training throughout the nation.

Thank you for your interest in Census Bureau webinars. Effectively immediately, training offerings listed below no longer require you to register beforehand! If you are interested in participating in one of our offerings, log-in details will be available here no later than 24 hours before the event.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The WebEx service provider includes a feature that allows audio, documents and other materials exchanged or viewed during the session to be recorded. By joining a session, you automatically consent to the recording. If you do not consent to the recording, discuss your concerns with the meeting host prior to the start of the recording or do not join the session. Please note that any of these recordings may be subject to discovery in the event of litigation.

Please note:  Attendance to the webinars is on a first-come-first-serve basis until the capacity is reached. If you are interested in a webinar we recommend that you join 10 minutes in advance of the posted start time to ensure entrance. If you were not able to attend, please access our Training Resource Library page where we post recordings of all available webinars for you to view at your convenience. Thank you.

Course Schedule

Nov 19    Measuring America: Your Guide to Income and Poverty Statistics

Description: This webinar will help data users in the search and navigation of the Census website, and in locating data on income and poverty. We will touch upon some data examples through visuals, show you the actual data tools to locate and access the data, and how this data could be used. Some familiarity with Census Bureau data would be helpful before viewing this webinar.

Format: Webinar
Time: 1pm-2pm ET
Log-in link: https://census.webex.com/census/j.php?MTID=m21594a5611a92915d4ec1279bba4eff9 Link to a non-federal Web site
Dial-in info: 1-866-524-2659 
Passcode: 628 783 7

Dec  1    2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-year Pre-Release

Description: Learn more about the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year data release. This webinar will cover background information about the ACS, changes for this release, and where to find new data release information on the ACS website. In addition, this is the first time block group level statistics for the ACS are available on American FactFinder, and we will demonstrate how to access tables for this level of geography.

Format: Webinar
Time: 1pm-2pm ET
Log-in link: https://censusevent.webex.com/censusevent/onstage/g.php?d=741680743&t=a Link to a non-federal Web site
Dial-in info: 1-888-324-3810
Passcode: ACS 5 YEAR

Dec 17    Measuring America: Your Guide to Women-Owned Business Statistics

Description: This webinar will help data users in the search and navigation of the Census website, and in locating data on women-owned businesses. We will touch upon some data examples through visuals, show you the actual data tools to locate and access the data, and how this data could be used. Some familiarity with Census Bureau data would be helpful before viewing this webinar.

Format: Webinar
Time: 1pm-2pm ET


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Customer Liaison and Marketing Services Office | 301- 763-4308 or clmso.training@census.gov |  Last Revised: November 14, 2014