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NC HiSET Writing Content and Considerations for Instruction January 2021
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UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Webinar: NC HiSET Reading Content and Considerations for Instruction January 2021

Presented by: Adam Springwater Senior Client Manager HiSET & Claudia Farnandez, HSE State Administrator, NCCCS

When: Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm Eastern

Duration: 1.5 hours

Target Audience: HSE Faculty

Description: This HiSET training session will focus on HiSET Reading Comprehension. This session is one of a three-part, hands-on workshop, “Reading Comprehension, Writing Fluency and Mathematics Mastery,” which will provide participants with tools you can use as well as practical examples and strategies for improving test taker pass rates. We will also review educator and test taker resources.

A Q&A session on this topic will be held next week.

Webinar prep: Please review the HiSET Test at a Glance document.

Register Here: HiSet Reading Content Webinar Registration

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage within one week. You do not need to register in order to watch the recording.

 

Webinar: NC HiSET Writing Content and Considerations for Instruction January 2021

Presented by: Adam Springwater Senior Client Manager HiSET & Claudia Farnandez, HSE State Administrator, NCCCS

When: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 2:00 pm Eastern

Duration: 1.5 hours

Target Audience: HSE Faculty

Description: This HiSET training session will focus on HiSET Writing Fluency. This session is one of a three-part, hands-on workshop, “Reading Comprehension, Writing Fluency and Mathematics Mastery,” which will provide participants with tools you can use as well as practical examples and strategies for improving test taker pass rates. We will also review educator and test taker resources.!

A Q&A session on this topic will be held next week.

Webinar prep: Please review the HiSET Test at a Glance document.

Register Here: HiSet Writing Content Webinar Registration

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage within one week. You do not need to register in order to watch the recording.

 

Webinar: NC HiSET Reading Content Follow Up Q&A Session

Presented by: Adam Springwater Senior Client Manager, HiSET & Claudia Farnandez, HSE State Administrator, NCCCS

When: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm Eastern

Duration: 1 hour

Target Audience: HSE Faculty

Description: This follow up Q&A sessions to the HiSET training session will focus on HiSET Reading Comprehension including Science and Social Studies.

Register Here: HiSet Reading Content Follow Up Webinar Registration

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage within one week. You do not need to register in order to watch the recording.

 

Webinar: NC HiSET Writing Content Follow Up Q&A Session

Presented by: Adam Springwater Senior Client Manager, HiSET & Claudia Farnandez, HSE State Administrator, NCCCS

When: Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm Eastern

Duration: 1 hour

Target Audience: HSE Faculty

Description: This follow up Q&A sessions to the HiSET training session will focus on HiSET Writing.

Register Here: NC HiSET Writing Content Follow Up Q&A Session Registration

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage within one week. You do not need to register in order to watch the recording.

 

Webinar: NC HiSET Math Content and Considerations for Instruction January 2021

Presented by: Adam Springwater Senior Client Manager HiSET & Claudia Farnandez, HSE State Administrator, NCCCS

When: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm Eastern

Duration: 1.5 hours

Target Audience: HSE Faculty

Description: This HiSET training session will focus on HiSET Math Mastery. This session is one of a three-part, hands-on workshop, “Reading Comprehension, Writing Fluency and Mathematics Mastery,” which will provide participants with tools you can use as well as practical examples and strategies for improving test taker pass rates. We will also review educator and test taker resources.

A Q&A session on this topic will be held next week.

Webinar prep: Please review the HiSET Test at a Glance document.

Register Here: NC HiSET Math Content Webinar Registration 

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage within one week. You do not need to register in order to watch the recording.

 

Webinar: NC HiSET Math Content Follow Up Q&A Session

Presented by: Adam Springwater Senior Client Manager, HiSET & Claudia Farnandez, HSE State Administrator, NCCCS

When: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm  Eastern

Duration: 1 hour

Target Audience: HSE Faculty

Description: This follow up Q&A sessions to the HiSET training session will focus on Math Mastery.

Register Here: NC HiSET Math Content Follow Up Q&A Session Registration

Attendees must register in advance. This webinar will be recorded and posted on the CCR Professional Development webpage within one week. You do not need to register in order to watch the recording.

 

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. The ESL Fast Track Certificate is also offered in a 100% online format through Central Piedmont Community College.

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.

To register for the ESL Fast Track Certificate, contact Nicole Ashton at Nicole.Ashton@cpcc.edu

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 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/5O5ExWX_4zE 
Integrating Technology into the Basic Skills Classroom-January 12, 2021 Presentation 

TABE Strategies for Level Gains in North Carolina – November 24, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/5Vg9i4KKxiI 
TABE Strategies for Level Gains in North Carolina Presentation– November 24, 2020

Lesson Planning: Contextualized Learning Webinar  – November 10, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/o5C8Yve2crw
Lesson Planning: Contextualized Learning Webinar  – November 10, 2020 Presentation

Lesson Planning: Content Standards and Curriculum Mapping Webinar  – October 6, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/Kta4WQulY2w
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 – September 29, 2020 Recording
Compliance Supplement
Handouts

HSE in the Community Q & A Session Webinar  – September 24, 2020, Recordinghttps://youtu.be/47z5A-wOxL0
HSE in the Community Q & A Session Webinar  – September 24, 2020 Presentation

Program Year 2020-2021 College & Career Readiness Virtual Kickoff  – September 16, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/N8jO8p7Yzao
Virtual Kickoff Agenda
Dr. Pamela Senegal’s Presentation
Dr. Marlena Everett’s Presentation

Adult High School Overview & Revised AHS Implementation Guide Webinar  – September 15, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/4GPObAMHYe8
Adult High School Overview & Revised AHS Implementation Guide Webinar  – September 15, 2020 Presentation

Lesson Planning – Alternative Learning Packets  – September 9, 2020 Recording – https://youtu.be/ce5oAggOVDo
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 https://youtu.be/5OhxY4wcrUQ

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 https://youtu.be/IrkkdJAfdG4

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

2020-2021 Title II Budget Webinar  – August 20, 2020 Recording https://youtu.be/rSGos62jCj8

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

DiplomaSender Overview and Q & A Session - August 19, 2020 – Recording - https://youtu.be/eMlOzjkVXvg

NCCCS CASAS Remote Testing Q & A Session Webinar – August 12, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/-yjMbP4L0bI

Ideas for Conducting Online Orientation and Registration for Basic Skills Programs Webinar – August 5, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/ud5HtZs2yvQ

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 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/mnVZ89EU_PM

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

2020-2021 NC Assessment Manual Update – July 15, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/p6W_MkRNpsU

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

NCCCS TABE Remote Testing Q & A Session Webinar – August 10, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/PSozrRXkqg8

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

Online Proctored GED® test Q&A Session Recording - July 14, 2020 - https://youtu.be/Ve5EIBGYGw0

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

Pearson Vue COVID Guide

OCTAE: Distance Learning During the Pandemic: Understanding Performance Assessment and Reporting Recording -  https://youtu.be/0WJ4cGiwDwY

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

Technology Tips for Teaching Basic Skills Classes Online – June 25, 2020 - https://youtu.be/oeahVI-gmpA

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

Combined Course Library Explanation Webinar – June 11, 2020 Recording -  https://youtu.be/FTVEr5COH0E

Combined Course Library Explanation Webinar PowerPoint – June 11, 2020

Google Hangouts Webinar PowerPoint – March 18, 2020

Google Hangouts Webinar Video – March 18, 2020 - https://youtu.be/v4RSyJorNvA

Google Hangouts CCR Sign-In Sheet – Excel Version - https://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/sites/default/files/basic-page-file-uploads/ccr/ccr_sign_in_out_template.pdf

 Google Hangouts CCR Sign-in 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.)

- https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1MR6flpez38xHEII5jgRFuKPWqplxdQIYbV4_9r6wSNE/edit?usp=sharing

 Google Hangouts Attendance Sheet Sharing Instructions - https://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/sites/default/files/basic-page-file-uploads/ccr/attendance_sheet_sharing_instructions.pdf

 USA Learns Webinar PowerPoint – March 19, 2020

 USA Learns Webinar Video – March 19, 2020 - https://youtu.be/wJvgrAmOJzY

 Kahn Academy Webinar PowerPoint – March 19, 2020

 Kahn Academy Webinar Video – March 19, 2020 - https://youtu.be/QveUYUP0PXI

How to Utilize HSE in the Community in YOUR Community Webinar – February 6, 2020 Recordinghttps://youtu.be/I8-aeTAfCnM

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 - https://owncloud.alamancecc.edu/index.php/s/rwndYqPSZdcKy3K