CCR Training Calendar Intro Text

CCR Training Calendar Intro Text

Instructional Support Monthly Webinars: Evidence-Based Reading: Comprehension 

Presented by: Michael Tilley, Coordinator of Adult Education – Assessment & Instruction, NCCCS 

When:  Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Time 

Duration: 90 minutes 

Target Audience:  All Basic Skills Directors and Instructors 

Description: During this sixth webinar in the Instructional Support Series, participants will become familiar with reading comprehension strategies and their importance to adult learners. Participants will gain insight on:

  1. How adult learners benefit from learning specific comprehension strategies.
  2. Metacognitive strategies to self-regulate reading behavior.
  3. Incorporating these strategies into explicit instruction.

Come prepared to discuss strategies to incorporate reading comprehension into contextualized lesson plans. Come prepared to discuss strategies to incorporate reading comprehension into contextualized lesson plans.

Register Here:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqfuGspjMuEtROZCGFBe3e9_eDhC0BMglT

When you receive the email confirmation of your registration, please be sure to add the Evidence-Based Reading: Comprehension session to your calendar.

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage.

 

Webinar: Getting Back to Basics in RLA: Instructional Strategies to Help Students Hit the Mark for HSE

Presented by: Adora Beard - State Relationship Manager

When: Monday, April 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm Eastern

Duration: 2 hours

Target Audience: HSE Faculty

Description: The lack of strong and effective reading skills often leads to students’ difficulty in passing portions of the GED® test. In this session, we will review some of the reading challenges students face and learn about strategies,  activities, and resources that can be used in the classroom.

Register Here: Getting Back to Basics in RLA Registration

Webinar: Math Grab Bag – A Focus on Key Concepts and Qualitative Reasoning

Presented by: Thomas Ross -State Relationship Manager

When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm Eastern

Duration: 2 hours

Target Audience: HSE Faculty

Description: This session will focus on tips and resources designed to help students conquer these math challenges – to not only understand core math concepts, but to also apply those concepts in word problems and real-life situations.

Register Here: Math Grab Bag – A Focus on Key Concepts and Qualitative Reasoning

Instructional Support Monthly Webinars: Evidence-Based Reading: Phonics and Phonemic Awareness

Presented by: Michael Tilley, Coordinator of Adult Education – Assessment & Instruction, NCCCS

When:  Tuesday, May 11, 2021, from 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Time

Duration: 90 minutes

Target Audience:  All Basic Skills Directors and Instructors

Description:  During this seventh webinar in the Instructional Support Series, participants will become familiar with alphabetics, phonemic awareness, and phonics and their importance to adult learners. Participants will gain insight on:

  1. Alphabetics.
  2. Phonemic awareness, decoding, and phonics.
  3. Effective phonemic awareness training strategies.

Come prepared to discuss strategies to incorporate alphabetics into contextualized lesson plans.

Register Here:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAqdO-rqDwtHdxbof0d4umGMTALTMBTYiHr

When you receive the email confirmation of your registration, please be sure to add the Evidence-Based Reading: Phonics and Phonemic Awareness session to your calendar.

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage.

 

Instructional Support Monthly Webinars: Evidence-Based Reading: Text Selection

Presented by: Michael Tilley, Coordinator of Adult Education – Assessment & Instruction, NCCCS

When:  Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Time

Duration: 90 minutes

Target Audience:  All Basic Skills Directors and Instructors

Description: During this eighth webinar in the Instructional Support Series, participants will become familiar with selecting appropriate text and its importance to adult learners. Participants will gain insight on:

  1. Selecting culturally appropriate reading material.
  2. Technology tools that assist in scaffolding reading assignments.
  3. How to incorporate Lexile levels in text selection.

Come prepared to discuss strategies to incorporate text selection into your course plans.

Register Here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpfu2qpjIoGNTekyTEhhvbjrbtJpBOKRMD

When you receive the email confirmation of your registration, please be sure to add the Evidence-Based Reading: Text Selection session to your calendar.

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage.

 

Instructional Support Monthly Webinars: Evidence-Based Reading: Guided Reading

Presented by: Michael Tilley, Coordinator of Adult Education – Assessment & Instruction, NCCCS

When:  Tuesday, July 13, 2021 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Time

Duration: 90 minutes

Target Audience:  All Basic Skills Directors and Instructors

Description: During this ninth webinar in the Instructional Support Series, participants will become familiar with guided reading and its importance to adult learners. Participants will gain insight on:

  1. The basics of guided reading.
  2. Incorporating guided reading activities as part of their daily class.
  3. Scaffolding the same text for a variety of learners.

Come prepared to discuss strategies to incorporate group readings into contextualized lesson plans.

Register Here:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAuf--rqTMqHNUZaU7htCqsfkODSD3l9NC6

When you receive the email confirmation of your registration, please be sure to add the Evidence-Based Reading: Guided Reading to your calendar.

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage.

 

ONGOING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

An Introduction to Title II Performance and Accountability Requirements - now available in the NCCC Virtual Learning Community.

Course Description:  This course provides information about the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Title II Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) performance indicators, and the National Reporting System’s (NRS) accountability system for reporting literacy data.  Under Title II, literacy programs must report on a set of indicators that demonstrate whom the adult education program serves and its impact on the educational and employment outcomes of the students served with the goal of showing continuous program improvement and student success.  This course will provide you with the information you need to understand the National Reporting System’s data reporting requirements and methods for tracking program participation, progress, and performance. 

Course Length:  This on-demand course can be completed in one hour or slightly longer, including the time required to complete the evaluation.  Attendees will be able to immediately generate a certificate of completion upon completion of the course.

Course Audience:

All North Carolina Basic Skills staff and faculty

Course Registration: Registration is free.  

Please register here: An Introduction to Title II Performance and Accountability Requirements.

INSTRUCTOR CREDENTIALING:

Research studies prove that the quality of instruction has the greatest impact on student performance.  As a result, federal and state agencies and other national organizations, require higher standards for instructors.  Since 2012, the Professional Development Team has offered a process and credentialing system to train instructors in evidence-based teaching methodologies.  These include the learning philosophies and frameworks that are unique to adult education and literacy activities. The credentialing courses and credentialing process funded through the NC Community College System and are accessible to all full or part-time basic skills instructors or community-based volunteers.  The CORE Credential, ASE Language Arts, and ASE Math courses are offered 100% online via the NCCC Virtual Learning Community.

Once you have discussed your professional development goals or needs with your coordinator or director, you may register.  Courses are limited to 25 participants and must have a minimum of 12 participants.  It is extremely important to attend all courses for which you register. If you cannot attend, please give notification at least two weeks in advance of the course start date. 

Follow this link to search and register for the CORE Credential, ASE Language Arts, and ASE Math courses offered through the VLC:  VLC Registration.

For general questions about Professional Development for Title II Programs, contact Daniel Loges at logesd@nccommunitycolleges.edu.

 

RECORDINGS OF WEBINARS

Integrating Technology into the Basic Skills Classroom-January 12, 2021 Recording - YouTube
Integrating Technology into the Basic Skills Classroom-January 12, 2021 Presentation 

TABE Strategies for Level Gains in North Carolina – November 24, 2020 Recording  - YouTube
TABE Strategies for Level Gains in North Carolina Presentation– November 24, 2020

Lesson Planning: Contextualized Learning Webinar  – November 10, 2020 Recording - YouTube
Lesson Planning: Contextualized Learning Webinar  – November 10, 2020 Presentation

Lesson Planning: Content Standards and Curriculum Mapping Webinar  – October 6, 2020 Recording - YouTube
Lesson Planning: Content Standards and Curriculum Mapping Webinar  – October 6, 2020 Presentation
Sample Curriculum Map

Brustein & Manasevit Recent Changes to EDGAR, the UGG and COVID-19 Updates Webinar –

HSE in the Community Q & A Session Webinar  – September 24, 2020, Recording - YouTube
HSE in the Community Q & A Session Webinar  – September 24, 2020 Presentation

Program Year 2020-2021 College & Career Readiness Virtual Kickoff  – September 16, 2020 Recording - YouTube

Adult High School Overview & Revised AHS Implementation Guide Webinar  – September 15, 2020 Recording - YouTube 
Adult High School Overview & Revised AHS Implementation Guide Webinar  – September 15, 2020 Presentation

Lesson Planning – Alternative Learning Packets  – September 9, 2020 Recording - YouTube
Lesson Planning – Alternative Learning Packets  – September 9, 2020, - PowerPoint
Example ALP Request and Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan Template with Explanations
Blank Lesson Plan Template

New Business Objects Training for College & Career Readiness  – September 1, 2020 Recording - YouTube

New Business Objects Training for College & Career Readiness  – September 1, 2020, PowerPoint

Supporting Enhancements to the NRS: Your Opportunity to Contribute  – August 28, 2020 Recording - YouTube

Supporting Enhancements to the NRS: Your Opportunity to Contribute  – August 28, 2020, PowerPoint

2020-2021 Title II Budget Webinar  – August 20, 2020 Recording - YouTube

2020-2021 Title II Budget Webinar  – August 20, 2020, PowerPoint

DiplomaSender Overview and Q & A Session - August 19, 2020 – Recording - YouTube

NCCCS CASAS Remote Testing Q & A Session Webinar – August 12, 2020 Recording - YouTube

Ideas for Conducting Online Orientation and Registration for Basic Skills Programs Webinar – August 5, 2020 Recording - YouTube

Ideas for Conducting Online Orientation and Registration for Basic Skills Programs Webinar PowerPoint – August 5, 2020

NCCCS HiSET Chief Examiner Overview Webinar – July 28, 2020 Recording

NCCCS HiSET Chief Examiner Overview Webinar PowerPoint – July 28, 2020

Managing and Reporting Membership Hours for CCR - July 7, 2020 Recording - YouTube

Managing and Reporting Membership Hours for CCR PowerPoint - July 7, 2020

2020-2021 NC Assessment Manual Update – July 15, 2020 Recording - YouTube

2020-2021 NC Assessment Manual Update PowerPoint – July 15, 2020 

NCCCS TABE Remote Testing Q & A Session Webinar – August 10, 2020 Recording - YouTube

NCCCS TABE Remote Testing Q & A Session Webinar PowerPoint – August 10, 2020

Online Proctored GED® test Q&A Session Recording - July 14, 2020 - YouTube

Online Proctored GED® test Q&A Session PowerPoint - July 14, 2020 -

Pearson Vue COVID Guide - PDF

OCTAE: Distance Learning During the Pandemic: Understanding Performance Assessment and Reporting Recording - YouTube

OCTAE: Distance Learning During the Pandemic: Understanding Performance Assessment and Reporting PowerPoint

Technology Tips for Teaching Basic Skills Classes Online - YouTube – June 25, 2020 

Technology Tips for Teaching Basic Skills Classes Online Webinar PowerPoint – June 25, 2020

Combined Course Library Explanation Webinar - YouTube – June 11, 2020 Recording 

Combined Course Library Explanation Webinar PowerPoint – June 11, 2020

Google Hangouts Webinar PowerPoint – March 18, 2020

Google Hangouts Webinar Video - YouTube – March 18, 2020

Google Hangouts CCR Sign-In Sheet  - PDF

 Google Hangouts CCR Sign-in Sheet - Google Sheet – Google Docs Version (To use the Google Docs version, please make a copy for yourself.  You will be able to edit the copied document.)

 Google Hangouts Attendance Sheet Sharing Instructions - PDF

 USA Learns Webinar PowerPoint – March 19, 2020

 USA Learns Webinar Video - YouTube – March 19, 2020 

 Kahn Academy Webinar PowerPoint – March 19, 2020

 Kahn Academy Webinar Video - YouTube – March 19, 2020 

How to Utilize HSE in the Community in YOUR Community Webinar - YouTube – February 6, 2020 Recording

How to Utilize HSE in the Community in YOUR Community Webinar PowerPoint - February 6, 2020

HSE in the Community Implementation Guide and Answer Keys

HSE in the Community Lessons - ownCloud - https://owncloud.alamancecc.edu/index.php/s/rwndYqPSZdcKy3K