A comprehensive list of professional development events.

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Wireless Projection Training 2:00 pm
Wireless Projection Training @ K322
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Wireless Projection Training @ K322
As faculty and staff, you can use your Windows, Apple, and Android devices (phones, tablets, laptops) to connect to the projector and display content directly from your device. To have your device synced up by[...]
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Power Up Faculty Forum #1 2:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #1 @ K322
Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #1 @ K322
  POWER-UP FACULTY FORUM Faculty introducing face-to-face classroom teaching strategies obtained from conference attendance. Presentations will include: Cynthia Simmons – Error Analysis as a way to teach Dimensional Analysis Patricia Thompson– Escape Room in the Classroom  Register[...]
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Day Two: Blazer Self 9:00 am
Day Two: Blazer Self @ G405
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Day Two: Blazer Self @ G405
An introduction to the Clifton Strengths, a tool to help develop how you use your talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success. This session is for new employees. There is a prerequisite to registering[...]
Campus Safety 1:00 pm
Campus Safety @ South Campus
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Campus Safety @ South Campus
This session is facilitated by Mark Newton and features a comprehensive overview of NLC specific Emergency Response protocols and procedures, including a live active shooter demonstration. Participants must attend either 10/5 at South Campus or[...]
Day Two: Blazer Service 1:00 pm
Day Two: Blazer Service @ G405
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Day Two: Blazer Service @ G405
An introduction to the Clifton Strengths, a tool to help develop how you use your talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success. There is a prerequisite to registering for this session. If you have[...]
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Basic Colleague System Training 1:30 pm
Basic Colleague System Training @ K316
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Basic Colleague System Training @ K316
This training session includes an overview of the Colleague system and navigation, and is a prerequisite to all advanced Colleague training. Prerequisite: Ability to operate in a Windows environment. Register on eConnect: XTCO-1000-92002 New to eConnect?[...]
Power Up Faculty Forum #2 2:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #2 @ K322
Oct 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #2 @ K322
  POWER-UP FACULTY FORUM Faculty introducing face-to-face classroom teaching strategies obtained from conference attendance. Presentations will include: Jared Westover– Toward a more personal rhetoric in the first year writing course Cody Smith– Music and History[...]
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Common Book Panel Discussion: Family Bonds in Born a Crime 1:00 pm
Common Book Panel Discussion: Family Bonds in Born a Crime @ G405
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Common Book Panel Discussion: Family Bonds in Born a Crime @ G405
Discussion Panel will bring people together to speak about the themes of family bonds and how it relates to the work we do with students and community. For more Common Book events, check out the[...]
Black Minds Matter Replay #1 2:00 pm
Black Minds Matter Replay #1 @ G405
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Black Minds Matter Replay #1 @ G405
Black Minds Matter is a course designed to raise the national conciousness about issues facing Black boys and men in education. The course will intentionally draw linkages between the pervasive undervaluing and criminalization of Black[...]
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Common Book Panel Discussion: Family Bonds in Born a Crime 2:00 pm
Common Book Panel Discussion: Family Bonds in Born a Crime @ G405
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Common Book Panel Discussion: Family Bonds in Born a Crime @ G405
Discussion Panel will bring people together to speak about the themes of family bonds and how it relates to the work we do with students and community. For more Common Book events, check out the[...]
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Power Up Faculty Forum #3 2:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #3 @ K322
Oct 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #3 @ K322
  POWER-UP FACULTY FORUM Faculty introducing face-to-face classroom teaching strategies obtained from conference attendance. Presentations will include: TBA Register on eConnect: XPDL-1000-71025 New to eConnect? Learn how to register. 
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Blazer Self Refresher 9:00 am
Blazer Self Refresher @ G405
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blazer Self Refresher @ G405
Have you forgotten your top five themes from StrengthsQuest training?  Do you wish you could learn more about your top five themes and what has changed or updated?  Did you miss learning about your top[...]
Colleague Curriculum Management 1:30 pm
Colleague Curriculum Management @ K316
Oct 12 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Colleague Curriculum Management @ K316
Prerequisite: Basic Colleague Systems. Register on eConnect: XTCO-2000-90023 New to eConnect? Learn how to register.
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Accessibility Training 2:00 pm
Accessibility Training @ K310
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Accessibility Training @ K310
  Participants will learn how to make documents accessible. Participants are encouraged to bring a syllabus or other type of assignment on a Word document to work through an accessibility checker. Register on eConnect: XPDL-1000-71031 New to[...]
Power Up Faculty Forum #4 2:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #4 @ K322
Oct 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #4 @ K322
  POWER-UP FACULTY FORUM Faculty introducing face-to-face classroom teaching strategies obtained from conference attendance. Presentations will include: Stephanie Swaim – TBD Valdez Gant – AMATYC Conference 2018 Register on eConnect: XPDL-1000-71026 New to eConnect? Learn how to register. 
Using eCampus: Classroom Assessments 2:30 pm
Using eCampus: Classroom Assessments @ K309
Oct 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Using eCampus: Classroom Assessments @ K309
We will discuss using grading rubrics for discussion boards and writing assignments that will make grading them much easier for you!   During this session you will: 1. Create a grading rubric that can be[...]
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Using eCampus: Classroom Assessments 2:30 pm
Using eCampus: Classroom Assessments @ K304
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Using eCampus: Classroom Assessments @ K304
We will discuss using grading rubrics for discussion boards and writing assignments that will make grading them much easier for you!   During this session you will: 1. Create a grading rubric that can be[...]
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Power Up Faculty Forum #5 2:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #5 @ K322
Oct 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #5 @ K322
  POWER-UP FACULTY FORUM Faculty introducing face-to-face classroom teaching strategies obtained from conference attendance. Presentations will include: Kate Jenkins – Burning Man 2018, Art and Inspiration Lisa Gabriel- The Burning Man Project, A community experience[...]
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Blazer Service 9:00 am
Blazer Service @ G405
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blazer Service @ G405
In this session, participants will review the importance of excellent service and identify what that service looks like in their current role at North Lake College. The session will provide a framework for service standards[...]
Campus Safety 1:00 pm
Campus Safety @ North Campus - N113
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Campus Safety @ North Campus - N113
This session is facilitated by Mark Newton and features a comprehensive overview of NLC specific Emergency Response protocols and procedures, including a live active shooter demonstration. Participants must attend either 10/5 at South Campus or[...]
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Healthy Lifestyles, Neighborhoods, and How to be Tobacco-Free 2:30 pm
Healthy Lifestyles, Neighborhoods, and How to be Tobacco-Free @ H226
Oct 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Healthy Lifestyles, Neighborhoods, and How to be Tobacco-Free @ H226
Attendees will learn about the new Blazer Healthy Communities Initiative for faculty, staff and students, and the Tobacco-Free College Grant from the Truth Initiative led by North Lake students. This workshop will feature a guest[...]
Power Up Faculty Forum #6 2:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #6 @ K322
Oct 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #6 @ K322
  POWER-UP FACULTY FORUM Faculty introducing face-to-face classroom teaching strategies obtained from conference attendance. Presentations will include: Jim Eger – JEN (Jazz Education Network Conference) Register on eConnect: XPDL-1000-71028 New to eConnect? Learn how to register. 
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Liberal Arts: Snack and Chat 11:00 am
Liberal Arts: Snack and Chat @ K305
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Liberal Arts: Snack and Chat @ K305
Cathy Briggs will discuss her sabbatical research.   During this session you will: 1. Learn about French influence in South Texas  Register on eConnect: XPDL-1000-71013 New to eConnect? Learn how to register.
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Blazer Life 9:00 am
Blazer Life @ G406
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blazer Life @ G406
This session will focus on how Strength themes can be utilized to provide adequate work/life balance.  Participants will leverage their themes to work through difficult situations and understand how to apply them in their lifestyle.[...]
District New Employee Orientation 9:00 am
District New Employee Orientation @ District office
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
District New Employee Orientation @ District office
District New Employee Orientation (NEO) is an opportunity for new or recently hired employees to gain understanding of the District’s view of our educational presence, community value and commitments to students, the community and its[...]
Signature Assignments 9:30 am
Signature Assignments @ G405
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Signature Assignments @ G405
Creating signature assignments that work – for students and teachers!   During this session you will: 1. Understand how several Core Objectives can be assessed in one classroom assignment 2. Update current assignments to align[...]
Friday Faculty F.E.A.S.T Meeting 11:00 am
Friday Faculty F.E.A.S.T Meeting @ K322
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Friday Faculty F.E.A.S.T Meeting @ K322
The Faculty Engagement and Success Team is made up of NLCFA Officers and Faculty. We have been charged to hold sessions with faculty to raise student success and faculty engagement. After these meetings, faculty will[...]
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“Walking While Black” Director Talk  10:00 am
“Walking While Black” Director Talk  @ H200
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
"Walking While Black" Director Talk  @ H200
Walking While Black is a film directed by A.J. Ali that bridges the gap between peace officers and the rest of the community.  Join us on October 30th for a discussion with the director himself.[...]
Addressing Unconscious Bias to Create an Inclusive Campus Community 2:30 pm
Addressing Unconscious Bias to Create an Inclusive Campus Community @ G401
Oct 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Addressing Unconscious Bias to Create an Inclusive Campus Community @ G401
Join Dr. Slejko and your colleagues for this FREE webinar addressing unconscious bias to create and inclusive campus community. This webinar is designed to provide an introduction to the topic of unconscious bias to community[...]
Power Up Faculty Forum #7 2:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #7 @ K322
Oct 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Power Up Faculty Forum #7 @ K322
  POWER-UP FACULTY FORUM Faculty introducing face-to-face classroom teaching strategies obtained from conference attendance. Presentations will include: Keith Baker– Sustainability Reporting for Public Companies Register on eConnect: XPDL-1000-71029 New to eConnect? Learn how to register. 
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