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

  • "Professional Development Day 2020"

    This year’s Professional Development Day was a blast and started with some great energy! In the morning, groups teamed up in the gym to compete by performing “mind and motion” challenges. This helped wake up and energize the participants. Afterwards everyone gathered in the Performance Hall to participate in the first session of the day. […]

  • North Lake College PDD

    2/27/2020 Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM*Campus will be closed to public access* 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM: Morning Mind and Motion Team Challenge in Gym10:00 AM – 11:45 AM: Keynote Address by Dr. Tia McNair in Performance Hall12:00 – 1:30 PM: Lunch in Cafeteria1:45 – 2:45 PM: Breakout Sessions #1 in various locations3:00 – […]

  • Blue Green Logo

    Dear members of the Blazer community,Welcome back and happy New Year! For those of you who have been part of the North Lake community, welcome to the new semester. Hopefully everyone was able to get some relaxation time with yourself and/or loved ones during the winter break.  For those just joining North Lake, welcome to […]

  • myDCCCDsuccess Learning logo. An audience in a professional development class with the words "myDCCCDsuccess Learning"

    Have any of you with student workers without access to the employee myPortal page been wondering how they may access myDCCCDsuccess Learning? This post provides the simple step-by-step process. Navigate to myapps.dcccd.eduOn the right side of the page, click the Cornerstone OnDemand icon This will take them to Cornerstone. NOTE: They will be asked to […]

  • 2019 Holiday Card - Shows Wildfire team depicted as cartoons

    We’d like to wish you a happy holiday season! Enjoy yourselves! (PS: Our whole team is in this holiday card!)

  • Blue Green Splash Screen

    At North Lake College, we believe that learning is a lifelong process and knowledge is acquired in many different ways. We are very fortuitous to have a faculty, staff, and student body who share a vision for making this institution the very best. Sometimes our unswerving commitment to excellence leads to special awards or recognitions, […]

  • 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 […]

  • background blurred out students walking into school with text overlay stating "Campus Safety 101"

    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 […]