Professional Development

Professional Development

Professional Development
August 3: Building Digital Literacy for Learners in CCR
Date: Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Time: 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Type: Webinar
Subject: WIOA
Additional Information

Webinar title:    Building Digital Literacy for Learners in CCR

Presented by:    Coastal Carolina Community College

                                Lenoir Community College

                                Piedmont Community College

                                Sampson Community College

                                Wilkes Community College

When:                  Tuesday, August 3, 2021 2:00-3:30pm

Duration:               1.5 hours

Target Audience: CCR directors, coordinators and faculty

Description:  Digital skills are more important than ever for our adult students as they navigate new ways to learn and work. In this session, you are invited to engage with an overview of BSP 4010: Transition Digital Skills, the new CCR course that prepares students for the digital tasks they will need for future success in post-secondary education and in the workplace. In addition, presenters will discuss best practices in digital literacy instruction from community colleges across North Carolina and demonstrate what role a digital navigator can play in assisting your students and community members with becoming more digitally literate.

August 25: Title II 2021-2025 Kick-Off
Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Type: Face-to-Face
Subject: WIOA
Additional Information

On Demand Professional Development Opportunities

2021-22 LEIS Form Training
Event Type: On Demand
Subject: Performance
Additional Information

This training is designed for College & Career Readiness/Basic Skills program directors, data managers, and staff. The training focuses on the collection of important information to be recorded within the LEIS Form, the location and explanation of the data entered on the form, and form security.

An Introduction to Title II Performance and Accountability Requirements
Event Type: On Demand
Subject: WIOA
Additional Information

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.

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.

Audience: All North Carolina Basic Skills staff and faculty

Course Registration: Registration is free.

Conquering Your Data Challenges
Event Type: On Demand
Subject: Performance
Additional Information

Conquering Your Data Challenges is an approach to finding solutions to your program’s performance-related challenges.  This training will define a process that will lead you to brainstorm, research and utilize data to come up with strategies for overcoming your challenge.  This training is a modified and condensed version of the Conquering Your Data Challenges training developed by the National Reporting System.

Audience: The target audience for this training is program directors, coordinators, data managers, and data specialists working with North Carolina literacy programs at community colleges or community-based organizations.  This training can be completed individually, or together with a team.

Pre-requisite: A suggested pre-requisite is Introduction to Title II Performance and Accountability or general knowledge of Federal reporting requirements and program accountability.

Registration: Registration is free.

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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