Below is a menu of professional development training offered to Full-Time Staff. Check out upcoming events on the right side menu

  • North Lake College PDD

    *Updated as of 2/27/2019 at 1:09pm*Equity in the Classroom: Stress, Anxiety, and the Role Counseling and Disability Services Can Play moved from A347 to C244 Thursday, February 28th – 9am-4pm Program Overview10:00am – 11:30am – Keynote AddressLocation: Jack E. Singley Performance Hall Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab Paying the Price – College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal […]

  • Blazer Self

    next offered for new employees only Friday October 11th An introduction to the Clifton Strengths, a tool to help develop how you use your talents to achieve academic, career and personal success.

  • Blazer Service

    next offered for new employees only Friday October 11th 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 and help participants better utilize their themes by applying their strengths […]

  • Blazer Life

    next offered Friday October 25th 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.

  • Blazer Talents

    The purpose of this session is to provide participants with an opportunity to learn about Strength themes that are not part of their own top five.  We will explore key theme dynamics to better appreciate the value of diversity of Strength themes here at North Lake College.

  • Blazer Teams logo text: Unlocking your Team's Potential Wildfire Institute

    The Power of Teams examines the interaction of individuals as a team, the strengths that the group brings as a whole, how recognition of the “group” talents can lead to better communication and elevate the team profile of delivery of better customer service. This session examines the team grids of strengths, the domains of leadership […]

  • Services

    available anytime after completing Blazer Self The coaching sessions are one-on-one individual meetings conducted by a Gallup Strengths Certified coach. The purpose of these sessions are to work with individual employees to help focus on particular areas of personal strengths development or to help leverage an employee’s strengths to complete a goal or outcome. Depending […]

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    next offered Friday, September 7 This session features a comprehensive overview of NLC specific Emergency Response protocols and procedures, including a live active shooter demonstration.

  • Privacy

    As support services employees, we are frequently privy, whether intentionally or unintentionally, to sensitive and/or confidential information. It is vital that to maintain our privacy standards by protecting information and ensuring that only those who need it are able to access it. In this session, we will discuss specific privacy obligations and help participants determine […]

  • My DCCCCD Success Icons

    This training is specific to the new electronic performance management system. Be sure to sign up for a section specific to employees.

  • Time Manaement

    Author Chris Croft explores how to establish a productive environment by establishing systemic approaches for repeating tasks, reducing inefficiency, organizing your work area, and using an effective system to reduce filing. He also discusses how to best create and manage to-do lists, organize the constant influx of information, leverage software to improve efficiency, and manage […]

  • Maze for Problem Solving

    You can’t solve a problem unless you can get to the cause—and sometimes there’s more than one. In this course, learn techniques for identifying the root cause of a problem, generating options, and selecting the best solution. Chris Croft takes you through several methods for identifying what’s actually causing a problem, including looking at the […]

  • Mindfulness

    UCLA professor and executive coach John Ullmen, PhD, explains the fundamentals of mindfulness and provides step-by-step methods that anyone can use. Every technique is confirmed by research and validated in practice to give you results for dealing with stress, anxiety, fear, worry, and self-doubt, and for increasing confidence, peak performance, and connection with others.

  • Critical Thinking

    Critical thinking is the ability to think reflectively and independently in order to make thoughtful decisions. By focusing on root-cause issues, critical thinking helps you avoid future problems that can result from your actions. In this course, leadership trainer and expert Mike Figliuolo outlines a series of techniques to help you develop your critical thinking […]

Upcoming Events for Full-Time Staff

Aug
19
Mon
10:00 am myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
This session will feature a brief overview of the MyDCCCDSuccess – Learning tool (Cornerstone). At the end of this program, employees will be able to: – search and register for professional development courses – personalize their learning preferences – submit PDU credit requests for external training – access their professional development reports Attendees receive 0.5[...]
4:00 pm myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
This session will feature a brief overview of the MyDCCCDSuccess – Learning tool (Cornerstone). At the end of this program, employees will be able to: – search and register for professional development courses – personalize their learning preferences – submit PDU credit requests for external training – access their professional development reports Attendees receive 0.5[...]
Aug
20
Tue
10:00 am myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
This session will feature a brief overview of the MyDCCCDSuccess – Learning tool (Cornerstone). At the end of this program, employees will be able to: – search and register for professional development courses – personalize their learning preferences – submit PDU credit requests for external training – access their professional development reports Attendees receive 0.5[...]
4:00 pm myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
myDCCCDsuccess Learning @ K316
This session will feature a brief overview of the MyDCCCDSuccess – Learning tool (Cornerstone). At the end of this program, employees will be able to: – search and register for professional development courses – personalize their learning preferences – submit PDU credit requests for external training – access their professional development reports Attendees receive 0.5[...]
Aug
23
Fri
8:00 am DCCCD District Conference Day @ Sheraton Dallas Hotel and Convention Center
DCCCD District Conference Day @ Sheraton Dallas Hotel and Convention Center
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
DCCCD District Conference Day @ Sheraton Dallas Hotel and Convention Center
Follow DCCCD’s link to find more information about District Conference Day and register.
Sep
20
Fri
9:00 am DCCCD-Veterans Mental Health Sum... @ H200
DCCCD-Veterans Mental Health Sum... @ H200
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
DCCCD-Veterans Mental Health Summit 2019 @ H200
The DCCCD Professional Counselors Council and Veterans Council in partnership with the North Texas Veterans Administration Medical Services will host the Veterans Mental Health Summit 2019 at Eastfield College on September 17 and North Lake College on September 20.   The Summit will be open to students, District employees, North Texas VA staff, and interested community[...]
Oct
11
Fri
9:00 am Blazer Self
Blazer Self
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blazer Self
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 for this session. If you have not completed, please contact aziehm@dcccd.edu for more information.
1:00 pm Blazer Service
Blazer Service
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blazer Service
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 and help participants better utilize their themes by applying their strengths to provide a quality long-term service experience.
Oct
25
Fri
9:00 am Blazer Life
Blazer Life
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blazer Life
This session will focus on two of The Five Elements of Well-Being and provide participants with strategies on how they can leverage their themes to better integrate work and life.

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