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

    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 […]

  • 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.

Upcoming Events for Full-Time Staff

Mar
3
Tue
1:00 pm NLC – Title IX Session Series: U... @ K216
NLC – Title IX Session Series: U... @ K216
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
NLC - Title IX Session Series: Unconscious Bias @ K216
As 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[...]
Mar
5
Thu
2:00 pm NLC – Civil Rights Sessions: Mis... @ A206
NLC – Civil Rights Sessions: Mis... @ A206
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NLC - Civil Rights Sessions: Mississippi Burning: African Americans and the Vote in Mississippi @ A206
This 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[...]
Mar
11
Wed
2:00 pm NLC – Civil Rights Sessions: Vot... @ A206
NLC – Civil Rights Sessions: Vot... @ A206
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NLC - Civil Rights Sessions: Voting and Mass Incarceration @ A206
This 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[...]
Mar
31
Tue
12:30 pm NLC – Common Book Sessions – Ast... @ H200
NLC – Common Book Sessions – Ast... @ H200
Mar 31 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
NLC - Common Book Sessions - Astronomy Chat with Dr. Ribas @ H200
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[...]
Apr
1
Wed
12:00 pm NLC – Title IX Session Series: I... @ H226
NLC – Title IX Session Series: I... @ H226
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
NLC - Title IX Session Series: I Choose Respect - A Survivor Speaks Out @ H226
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[...]
Apr
14
Tue
11:00 am NLC – Title IX Session Series: S... @ H226
NLC – Title IX Session Series: S... @ H226
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
NLC - Title IX Session Series: Sexual Violence 101 @ H226
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 Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: NLC, Title IX New[...]
Apr
17
Fri
8:00 am DCCCD – Mental Health First Aid @ H226
DCCCD – Mental Health First Aid @ H226
Apr 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
DCCCD - Mental Health First Aid @ H226
Mental 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[...]
Apr
22
Wed
11:00 am NLC – Common Book Sessions – Be ... @ H200
NLC – Common Book Sessions – Be ... @ H200
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
NLC - Common Book Sessions - Be a Badass Botanist: Sustainable Gardening @ H200
Mark 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 Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning:[...]
11:00 am NLC – Common Book Sessions – Be ... @ H200
NLC – Common Book Sessions – Be ... @ H200
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
NLC - Common Book Sessions - Be a Badass Botanist: Sustainable Gardening @ H200
Mark 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 Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning:[...]
Jun
17
Wed
8:00 am DCCCD – Mental Health First Aid @ G405
DCCCD – Mental Health First Aid @ G405
Jun 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
DCCCD - Mental Health First Aid @ G405
Mental 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[...]

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