A comprehensive list of professional development events.

Mar
3
Tue
NLC – Title IX Session Series: Unconscious Bias @ K216
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Employee Training IconAs in any organization, everyone has subconscious biases. They are simply the brain’s way of coping with and categorizing all the information we receive every day; both positive and negative. Our tendency to discriminate against a group of type of person many times may not be intentional, but we can still do something to change it. The more we expose ourselves to understanding ideas, images and words that challenge negative stereotypes, the less discrimination will occur; and project.

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
31
Tue
NLC – Common Book Sessions – Astronomy Chat with Dr. Ribas @ H200
Mar 31 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Employee Training Icon North Lake College will be hosting a Skype session with Dr. Salvador J. Ribas, first-generation student and director of the Parc Asronòmic de Montsec in the Catalonia region of Spain. Dr. Ribas will be spending about an hour with us answering our questions about all things astronomy. Students, faculty, and staff can submit questions they have at this link up until a week before the event.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Apr
1
Wed
NLC – Title IX Session Series: I Choose Respect – A Survivor Speaks Out @ H226
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Come hear the story of Lavinia Masters, who is the name behind the bill that was recently passed that was aimed at reducing the backlog of untested rape kits across Texas. The Lavinia Masters Act:
*Requires an audit of untested rape kits to determine the number, status, and location of all rape kits in Texas
*Created timelines for the submission, testing and analysis for all newly collected kits
*Prohibits law enforcement agencies from destroying rape kits related to an uncharged or unsolved case until the later of the 1) the length of the statute of limitations or 2) 50 years
*Toll the statute of limitations for sexual assault and aggravated assault until the rape kit is tested
*Increase the time the Texas Department of Public Safety maintains rape kits classified as non-reports from two years to five years.
This inspirational story is something that you don’t want to miss!

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Apr
14
Tue
NLC – Title IX Session Series: Sexual Violence 101 @ H226
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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This workshop will provide information on sexual violence, explore common myths and misconceptions about rape and sexual assault, spectrum statistics, facts, and the effects of sexual violence. How to report a concern as well as local and external resources will be provided.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Apr
17
Fri
DCCCD – Mental Health First Aid @ H226
Apr 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Employee Training IconMental Health First Aid USA is a training — like regular First Aid or CPR — designed to give people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of specific illnesses. Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education is designed with colleges’ and universities’ unique culture and resources in mind. Training students, faculty and others in higher education settings how to recognize the symptoms of emerging mental illnesses or to assist young adults in a mental health crisis can help lessen the severity and impact of mental illnesses.
Mental Health First Aid teaches participants a five-step action plan, ALGEE, to support someone developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis:
 Assess for risk of suicide or harm
 Listen nonjudgmentally
 Give reassurance and information
 Encourage appropriate professional help
 Encourage self-help and other support strategies

Attendees receive 8.0 PDUs

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Apr
22
Wed
NLC – Common Book Sessions – Be a Badass Botanist: Sustainable Gardening @ H200
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Employee Training IconMark Watney sciences his way to keeping himself alive by growing potatoes on a planet where nothing grows. In short, he’s a badass botanist, and you can be, too! In this session you will learn how to create and grow a sustainable garden right here on Earth.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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NLC – Common Book Sessions – Be a Badass Botanist: Sustainable Gardening @ H200
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Employee Training IconMark Watney sciences his way to keeping himself alive by growing potatoes on a planet where nothing grows. In short, he’s a badass botanist, and you can be, too! In this session you will learn how to create and grow a sustainable garden right here on Earth.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Jun
17
Wed
DCCCD – Mental Health First Aid @ G405
Jun 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Employee Training IconMental Health First Aid USA is a training — like regular First Aid or CPR — designed to give people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of specific illnesses. Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education is designed with colleges’ and universities’ unique culture and resources in mind. Training students, faculty and others in higher education settings how to recognize the symptoms of emerging mental illnesses or to assist young adults in a mental health crisis can help lessen the severity and impact of mental illnesses.
Mental Health First Aid teaches participants a five-step action plan, ALGEE, to support someone developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis:
 Assess for risk of suicide or harm
 Listen nonjudgmentally
 Give reassurance and information
 Encourage appropriate professional help
 Encourage self-help and other support strategies

Attendees receive 8.0 PDUs

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