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
June 23, 2017 CORE 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success

Asheville-Buncomb Tech CC 340 Victoria Road Asheville, NC

Balsam Building (Bldg.#2)  Room 118 computer lab 6/15/17 Register Here


 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 Room Registration Closing Date Registration
June 24, 2017 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process AB Tech CC, 340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28804 Balsam Building (Bldg.#2)  Room 118 computer lab 6/15/17 Register Here

 


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.

 

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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.  

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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 Room Registration Closing Date Registration
June 22, 2017 CORE 05: Evidence-Based Writing Instruction AB Tech CC, 340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28802 Balsam Building (Bldg.#2)  Room 118 computer lab 6/15/17 Register Here


CORE 06: Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas

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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 Room Registration Closing Date Registration
Coming Soon