2017-2018 Face to Face Professional Development - Core Credential

Below are the trainings scheduled for the Core Credential. 

Core 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success

Have you ever wondered what specific tasks adult learners should know and be able to do?  Would you like to access easy-to-use sample teaching activities with real-life applications?  If so, get on the road to student success by implementing content standards in your classroom. This course focuses on understanding the North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards and learning how to use this resource to improve instruction.

Date Course Location Building/Room Registration Closing Date Registration
6/23/2017 CORE 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success Asheville-Buncombe Tech CC 340 Victoria Road Asheville, NC Balsam Building (Bldg.#2) Room 118 computer lab 6/15/17 Closed/Full
7/27/2017 CORE 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success Davidson County CC, 297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC Rittling Center 202 7/20/2017 Closed
8/11/2017 CORE 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success Alamance CC, 1304 Plaza Drive, Burlington, NC Dillingham Center, Room 120 8/1/2017 Closed
9/7/2017 CORE 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success Fayetteville Technical CC, 225 B Street, Fayetteville NC FTCC Education Center, Room TBD 8/29/2017 Register Here
1/4/2018 CORE 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success Central Piedmont CC, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd, Matthews, NC Levine Campus, Room LV 1315 12/26/2017 Opening October 10th


 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process

Adult learners gain empowerment by being engaged in the learning process. Understanding student goals, achievement level and learning preferences can inform instruction and create community within the classroom. This course will focus on using a variety of classroom assessments to drive instruction and engagement.

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
6/24/2017 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process Asheville-Buncombe Tech CC 340 Victoria Road Asheville, NC Balsam Building (Bldg.#2) Room 118 computer lab 6/15/17 Closed
8/8/2017 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process Central Piedmont CC, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd, Matthews, NC Levine Campus, Room LV 1410 7/27/2017 Closed
9/20/2017 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process Cape Fear, 411 Front Street, Wilmington NC McLeod Building S-115 9/14/17 Register Here
10/26/2017 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process Pitt CC, 1986 Pitt Tech Rd, Winterville NC Leslie Building, RoomTBD 10/17/2017 Register Here
11/16/2017 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process Fayetteville Technical CC, 225 B Street, Fayetteville NC FTCC Education Center, Room TBD 11/7/2017 Register Here
3/24/2018 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process Coastal Carolina CC, 444 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, NC Continuing Education, Room TBD 3/13/2018 Opening October 10th

 

CORE 03: Evidence-Based Math Instruction

Have you ever wondered why math is often so hard for our Basic Skills students? Are there better ways to teach that will capture their attention and improve their learning outcomes? The focus of this course will be research-based instructional techniques including teaching math conceptually first and algorithms last and strategies for helping students overcome math anxiety so they will be ready to learn. Content is aligned with the North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards. Participants will learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance basic skills math instruction.

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
8/9/2017 CORE 03: Evidence-Based Math Instruction Central Piedmont CC, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd, Matthews, NC Levine Campus, Room LV 1315 7/27/2017 Closed
9/21/2017 CORE 03: Evidence-Based Math Instruction Cape Fear, 411 Front Street, Wilmington NC McLeod Building S-115 9/14/17 Register Here
10/27/2017 CORE 03: Evidence-Based Math Instruction Pitt CC, 1986 Pitt Tech Rd, Winterville NC Leslie Building, RoomTBD 10/17/2017 Register Here
2/22/2018 CORE 03: Evidence-Based Math Instruction Fayetteville Technical CC, 225 B Street, Fayetteville NC FTCC Education Center, Room TBD 2/8/2018 Opening October 10th
3/9/2018 CORE 03: Evidence-Based Math Instruction Lenoir CC, 231 North Carolina Hwy 58, Kinston, NC Bullock Building, Room 150 2/27/2018 Opening October 10th

 

CORE 04: Evidence-Based Reading Instruction

Basic Skills programs are filled with many adult learners who are struggling to make progress in reading.  Are you looking for ways to help your students become fluent readers? This course provides an overview of evidence-based reading strategies to include: the interrelationship between the four components, diagnostic assessments, and best practices to help struggling readers make gains.  Participants will learn how to assess students and choose appropriate instructional techniques and reading materials to increase reading achievement. Content is aligned with the North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards. Participants will learn how to use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance basic skills reading instruction.  

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
8/10/2017 CORE 04: Evidence-based Reading Instruction Central Piedmont CC, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd, Matthews, NC Levine Campus, Room LV 1315 7/27/2017 Closed
8/26/2017 CORE 04: Evidence-based Reading Instruction Coastal Carolina CC, 444 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, NC Continuing Education TBD 8/8/2017 Closed
2/23/2018 CORE 04: Evidence-based Reading Instruction Fayetteville Technical CC, 225 B Street, Fayetteville NC FTCC Education Center, Room TBD 2/8/2018 Opening October 10th
4/5/2018 CORE 04: Evidence-based Reading Instruction Western Piedmont CC, 200 East College Drive, Morganton, NC Jim A. Richardson, Room 145 2/27/2018 Opening Janurary 10th
4/12/2018 CORE 04: Evidence-based Reading Instruction Johnston CC, 245 College Road, Smithfield, NC Elsee A150 4/3/2018 Opening Janurary 10th


CORE 05: Evidence-Based Writing Instruction

Do some of your students avoid or struggle with writing? Are you looking for ways to help them build writing fluency and skill? Using research-based strategies and best practices, participants will explore the writing process and writing purposes/audiences/tasks relevant for adult learners. You will also engage in activities designed to support adult learners’ development as effective writers.

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
6/22/2017 CORE 05: Evidence-based Writing Instruction Asheville-Buncombe Tech CC 340 Victoria Road Asheville, NC Balsam Building (Bldg.#2) Room 118 computer lab 6/15/17 Closed
9/22/2017 CORE 05: Evidence-based Writing Instruction Cape Fear, 411 Front Street, Wilmington NC McLeod Building S-115 9/14/17 Register Here
1/5/2018 CORE 05: Evidence-based Writing Instruction Central Piedmont CC, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd, Matthews, NC Levine Campus, Room LV 1315 12/26/2017 Opening October 10th
4/13/2018 CORE 05: Evidence-based Writing Instruction Johnston CC, 245 College Road, Smithfield, NC Elsee A150 4/3/2018 Opening Janurary 10th
4/26/2018 CORE 05: Evidence-based Writing Instruction Sandhills CC, 3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst, NC, Van Dusen, Room 103 4/17/2018 Opening Janurary 10th


CORE 06: Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
8/25/2107 Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas Coastal Carolina CC, 444 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, NC Continuing Education, Room TBD 8/8/2017 Closed
10/16/2017 Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas Piedmont CC, Caswell Campus, 331 Piedmont Drive, Yanceyville, NC 27379 Building K, Room 124A 9/27/2017 Register Here
10/26/2017 Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas Pitt CC, 1986 Pitt Tech Rd, Winterville NC Leslie Building, RoomTBD 10/17/2017 Register Here
3/9/2018 Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas Alamance CC, 1304 Plaza Drive, Burlington, NC Dillingham Center, Room 120 Lab 114 2/27/2018 Opening October 10th
4/4/2018 Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas Western Piedmont CC, 200 East College Drive, Morganton, NC Jim A. Richardson, Room K 145 3/22/2018 Opening Janurary 10th


CORE 07: Teaching Strategies Integrating Technology

This course introduces resources available for incorporating technology into the classroom including the NCCCS Virtual Learning Community (VLC), the North Carolina Learning Objects Repository (NCLOR) and other online tools. Integrating technology increases student motivation and helps to prepare students for future learning and careers and encourages collaboration. Content is aligned with the North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards. Participants will learn how to use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance basic skills reading instruction.

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
8/7/2017 CORE 07: Teaching Strategies Integrating Technology Central Piedmont CC, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd, Matthews, NC Levine Campus, Room LV 1410 7/27/2017 Register Here
9/21/2017 CORE 07: Teaching Strategies Integrating Technology Cape Fear, 411 Front Street, Wilmington NC McLeod Building S-105 9/14/17 Register Here
10/27/2017 CORE 07: Teaching Strategies Integrating Technology Pitt CC, 1986 Pitt Tech Rd, Winterville NC Leslie Building, RoomTBD 10/17/2017 Register Here
4/6/2018 CORE 07: Teaching Strategies Integrating Technology Western Piedmont CC, 200 East College Drive, Morganton, NC Jim A. Richardson, Room K 200 2/27/2018 Opening Janurary 10th