The Academic Programs Section provides leadership, assistance, and consultation to colleges in the areas of curriculum development, approval, criteria and standards, and competencies for academic and technical curriculum programs.
The Annual Reporting Plan is a schedule of due dates for reports and data files required from North Carolina’s community colleges to be in compliance with federal, state, State Board of Community Colleges and other agency required reports.
NC³ ATLAS provides a single resource gateway, with a simple interface, that directs users to the wide variety of teaching and learning resources available to faculty and staff of the North Carolina Community College System.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) provides students with the academic and technical skills, knowledge, and training necessary to succeed in future careers and to become lifelong learners. CTE prepares these learners for the world of work by introducing them to workplace competencies, and makes academic content accessible to students by providing it in a hands-on context. Funding is provided through the federal Perkins legislation to help colleges enhance their CTE program.
Access training and support materials including documents, recorded training sessions, and vendor supplied documentation for the College Information System (CIS) via the NC Learning Object Repository (NCLOR).
The College and Career Readiness section provides leadership, oversight, professional development and policy guidance to local community colleges and community-based organizations regarding literacy education. These literacy education programs include Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), and Adult Secondary Education (ASE).
The Finance and Operations Division supports the System Office and the 58 Community Colleges by advocating on behalf of the System, providing Fiscal and Human Resource services and guidance, as well as ensuring accountability to promote good stewardship of public resources.
The Data Management & Integration (DMI) team supports the internal data warehouse, which include data loading, data quality, and data access. The data warehouse is used to create reports, performance data, and various data extracts.
The Legal Affairs Office provides comprehensive legal assistance and consultation services to the State Board of Community Colleges, the System President, System Office staff, and administrators from the 58 Community College System institutions.
Provides centralized purchasing and cataloging services for the community college libraries. This includes planning, development, and implementation of automated support systems; technical support of these systems; and training.
Below are links to Numbered Memos. Numbered Memos available on our website date back to 2008. To request a Numbered Memo prior to 2008, please contact the NC Community College System Office. Please be aware that recent Numbered Memos may supersede information contained in older Numbered Memos.
All community college faculty and staff work hard to make a difference in the lives of their students. Personnel in student development assist students from enrollment to graduation with admissions, registration, records, financial aid, counseling, and student activities. Contained in this section are resources and information to support your student services efforts.
Workforce Continuing Education training programs are designed to provide instructional opportunities for individuals seeking to gain new and/or upgrade current job-related skills. Training programs can be delivered as a single course or bundled as a series of courses; and provides instruction around skill competencies that lead to a recognized credential (licensure, certification, renewal, registry listing) and/or meets local workforce labor needs.