2018-2019 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
7/26/2018 CORE 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success Wake Tech CC
Beltline Education Center
3200 Bush Street, Raleigh, NC
Beltline Education Center and Room 405D 7/20/2018 Closed
12/14/2018 CORE 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success Cape Fear CC 411 N. Front Street Wilmington, NC 28401  S Building (McLeod) and Room S-105 12/7/2018 Register Here
3/7/2019 CORE 01: Applying Content Standards: GPS for Success Western Piedmont CC
2128 S Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
 Foothills Higher Education Center
and Room 211
2/28/2019 Registration opens October 15th


 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
8/2/2018 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process Alamance CC
1304 Plaza Drive (Exit 145)
Burlington NC 27215
Dillingham Campus and Room 120 7/27/2018 Closed
11/8/2018 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process Cape Fear CC 411 N. Front Street Wilmington, NC 28401  S Building (McLeod) and Room S-105 11/1/2018 Register Here
3/8/2019 CORE 02: Assessment to Instruction: Connection to the Learning Process Western Piedmont CC
2128 S Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
 Foothills Higher Education Center
and Room 211
2/28/2019 Registration opens October 15th

 

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
8/16/2018 CORE 03: Evidence-Based Math Instruction Wake Tech CC
Beltline Education Center
3200 Bush Street, Raleigh, NC
Beltline Education Center and Room 405D 8/9/2018 Register Here
10/5/2018 CORE 03: Evidence-Based Math Instruction Pitt CC 1986 Pitt Tech Road Winterville, NC 28590  Building and Room TBD 9/28/2018 Register Here
3/14/2019 CORE 03: Evidence-Based Math Instruction AB Tech CC
207 Victoria Rd. Asheville, NC 28801
 Hemlock Building
Room 215
3/7/2019 Registration opens October 15th

 

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
9/13/2018 CORE 04: Evidence-based Reading Instruction Alamance CC
1304 Plaza Drive (Exit 145)
Burlington NC 27215
Dillingham Campus and Room 120 9/7/2018 Register Here
10/18/2018 CORE 04: Evidence-based Reading Instruction Cape Fear CC 411 N. Front Street Wilmington, NC 28401  S Building (McLeod) and Room S-105 10/11/2018 Register Here
3/15/2019 CORE 04: Evidence-based Reading Instruction AB Tech CC
207 Victoria Rd. Asheville, NC 28801
 Hemlock Building
Room 215
3/7/2019 Registration opens October 15th


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
7/27/2018 CORE 05: Evidence-based Writing Instruction Wake Tech CC
Beltline Education Center
3200 Bush Street, Raleigh, NC
Beltline Education Center and Room 405D 7/20/2018 Closed
12/13/2018 CORE 05: Evidence-based Writing Instruction Cape Fear CC 411 N. Front Street Wilmington, NC 28401  S Building (McLeod) and Room S-105 12/7/2018 Register Here
4/26/2019 CORE 05: Evidence-based Writing Instruction Western Piedmont CC
2128 S Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
K-Building and Room 200 4/19/2019 Registration opens Janurary 15th


CORE 06: Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
8/17/2018 Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas Wake Tech CC
Beltline Education Center
3200 Bush Street, Raleigh, NC
Room 405D
Beltline Education Center and Room 405D 8/9/2018 Register Here
10/19/2018 Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas Cape Fear CC 411 N. Front Street Wilmington, NC 28401  S Building (McLeod) and Room S-105 10/11/2018 Register Here
4/11/2019 Core 06: Contextualized Instruction Across Content Areas AB Tech CC
207 Victoria Rd. Asheville, NC 28801
Hemlock Building
Room 321
4/4/2019 Registration opens Janurary 15th


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
8/3/2018 CORE 07: Teaching Strategies Integrating Technology Davidson County CC 297 DCCC Rd. Thomasville, NC 27360 Finch Building, Room 218  7/27/2018 Closed
10/26/2018 CORE 07: Teaching Strategies Integrating Technology Pitt CC, 1986 Pitt Tech Road Winterville, NC 28590  Building and Room TBD 10/8/2018 Register Here
4/12/2019 CORE 07: Teaching Strategies Integrating Technology AB Tech CC
207 Victoria Rd. Asheville, NC 28801
Hemlock Building
Room 321
4/4/2019 Registration opens Janurary 15th