A comprehensive list of professional development events.

Feb
13
Thu
NLC – Civil Rights Sessions: The Power of the Vote in the African-American Church @ A206
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Employee Training IconAdjunct Faculty Development LogoThis April, North Lake College students will travel by bus to visit landmarks of the American Civil Rights Movement as part of the college’s second Civil Rights Tour. The trip takes place April 2-5, with stops in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma, Alabama and Jackson, Mississippi. This trip is an opportunity to learn outside the classroom walls — by walking through the scenes of iconic moments in the civil rights struggle, visiting some of our nation’s foremost historical museums and memorials, and studying with instructors who are passionate about American history.

Before the trip begins, a series of associated Civil Rights Tour Seminars will take place on NLC’s Central Campus. These seminars are free and open to all members of the campus community, even if you’re not taking the tour.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Feb
14
Fri
NLC – Teaching Squares Program: Opening @ K322
Feb 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Adjunct Faculty Development LogoInterested in being a part of Teaching Squares? Here’s your chance! The Teaching Squares program provides advisors, faculty, and adjuncts with an opportunity to gain new insight into teaching through a non-evaluative process of reciprocal classroom observation and self-reflection. As part of this program, you will find a partner that you would be interested in visiting their classroom 3 times during the semester. After you and your partner each complete 3 classroom visits, you will get together for your “Square Share.” This session provides you with an opportunity to meet and discuss class visits with your partner. It is a face-to-face connection with your colleague and a wonderful opportunity to share conversations about teaching and learning.The final meeting date for Teaching Squares will be our Round Up, where we will share what things you learned from the experience.

As part of these sessions, we will share reflections and assist with accessibility.

By completing the full series of sessions in the program, on your IAP. Here are the time commitments for Teaching Squares:

1.5 hours – Opening/Kickoff (Lunch will be provided.)
3 hours – Class Visits: You will visit the class of your fellow square colleague 3 times.
1 hour – Square Share: You will meet to discuss your class visits with your partner
1.5 hours – Round Up (Lunch will be provided.)

Attendees receive 1.5 PDUs

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Feb
20
Thu
NLC – Civil Rights Sessions: African American and Latinx Coalition for Voting Rights in Dallas @ A206
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Employee Training IconAdjunct Faculty Development LogoThis April, North Lake College students will travel by bus to visit landmarks of the American Civil Rights Movement as part of the college’s second Civil Rights Tour. The trip takes place April 2-5, with stops in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma, Alabama and Jackson, Mississippi. This trip is an opportunity to learn outside the classroom walls — by walking through the scenes of iconic moments in the civil rights struggle, visiting some of our nation’s foremost historical museums and memorials, and studying with instructors who are passionate about American history.

Before the trip begins, a series of associated Civil Rights Tour Seminars will take place on NLC’s Central Campus. These seminars are free and open to all members of the campus community, even if you’re not taking the tour.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Feb
21
Fri
NLC – Blazer Self: A Journey of Self Discovery @ G405
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Employee Training IconAn introduction to the Clifton Strengths and strengths-based development, a tool to help you use your talents to achieve academic, career and personal success. This session is a prerequisite to all other strengths-based development sessions at North Lake College.

Attendees receive 3.0 PDUs

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NLC – Blazer Service: A Commitment to Service @ G405
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Employee Training IconIn 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.

Attendees receive 3.0 PDUs

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Feb
26
Wed
NLC – Civil Rights Sessions: Racism, Prejudice, and Implicit Bias @ A206
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Employee Training IconAdjunct Faculty Development LogoThis April, North Lake College students will travel by bus to visit landmarks of the American Civil Rights Movement as part of the college’s second Civil Rights Tour. The trip takes place April 2-5, with stops in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma, Alabama and Jackson, Mississippi. This trip is an opportunity to learn outside the classroom walls — by walking through the scenes of iconic moments in the civil rights struggle, visiting some of our nation’s foremost historical museums and memorials, and studying with instructors who are passionate about American history.

Before the trip begins, a series of associated Civil Rights Tour Seminars will take place on NLC’s Central Campus. These seminars are free and open to all members of the campus community, even if you’re not taking the tour.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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NLC – Faculty Teaching Strategies – English Dept @ K305
Feb 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Adjunct Faculty Development LogoAn ongoing series of teaching ideas presented by English faculty members incorporating new pedagogy into the classroom, including new activities, assignments and technologies.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Mar
5
Thu
NLC – Civil Rights Sessions: Mississippi Burning: African Americans and the Vote in Mississippi @ A206
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Employee Training IconAdjunct Faculty Development LogoThis April, North Lake College students will travel by bus to visit landmarks of the American Civil Rights Movement as part of the college’s second Civil Rights Tour. The trip takes place April 2-5, with stops in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma, Alabama and Jackson, Mississippi. This trip is an opportunity to learn outside the classroom walls — by walking through the scenes of iconic moments in the civil rights struggle, visiting some of our nation’s foremost historical museums and memorials, and studying with instructors who are passionate about American history.

Before the trip begins, a series of associated Civil Rights Tour Seminars will take place on NLC’s Central Campus. These seminars are free and open to all members of the campus community, even if you’re not taking the tour.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Mar
11
Wed
NLC – Civil Rights Sessions: Voting and Mass Incarceration @ A206
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Employee Training IconAdjunct Faculty Development LogoThis April, North Lake College students will travel by bus to visit landmarks of the American Civil Rights Movement as part of the college’s second Civil Rights Tour. The trip takes place April 2-5, with stops in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma, Alabama and Jackson, Mississippi. This trip is an opportunity to learn outside the classroom walls — by walking through the scenes of iconic moments in the civil rights struggle, visiting some of our nation’s foremost historical museums and memorials, and studying with instructors who are passionate about American history.

Before the trip begins, a series of associated Civil Rights Tour Seminars will take place on NLC’s Central Campus. These seminars are free and open to all members of the campus community, even if you’re not taking the tour.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Mar
13
Fri
NLC – Teaching Squares Program: Round Up @ K322
Mar 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Adjunct Faculty Development LogoInterested in being a part of Teaching Squares? Here’s your chance! The Teaching Squares program provides advisors, faculty, and adjuncts with an opportunity to gain new insight into teaching through a non-evaluative process of reciprocal classroom observation and self-reflection. As part of this program, you will find a partner that you would be interested in visiting their classroom 3 times during the semester. After you and your partner each complete 3 classroom visits, you will get together for your “Square Share.” This session provides you with an opportunity to meet and discuss class visits with your partner. It is a face-to-face connection with your colleague and a wonderful opportunity to share conversations about teaching and learning.The final meeting date for Teaching Squares will be our Round Up, where we will share what things you learned from the experience.

By completing the full series of sessions in the program, on your IAP. Here are the time commitments for Teaching Squares:

1.5 hours – Opening/Kickoff (Lunch will be provided.)
3 hours – Class Visits: You will visit the class of your fellow square colleague 3 times.
1 hour – Square Share: You will meet to discuss your class visits with your partner
1.5 hours – Round Up (Lunch will be provided.)

Attendees receive 1.5 PDUs

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: NLC, teaching, square, squared, squares, faculty development

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