NOCCCD hosts numerous workshops and trainings for District-wide staff and faculty. To view upcoming staff development opportunities, visit the Staff Development Calendar on MyGateway.
In addition, NOCCCD supports professional development activities sponsored by external organizations. District-wide employees can apply for funding to attend numerous opportunities, including but not limited to:
April 7 - 9: NOCCCD Great Teachers Seminar
The NOCCCD Great Teachers Seminar will take place in Lake Arrowhead. For more information, contact Laura Manyweather at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 13 - 16: Building a Bridge to Student Success Conference
Sponsored by NCTM, the Building a Bridget to Student Success Conference will take place in San Francisco. For more information, visit www.nctm.org.
April 15 - 17: Good Teaching Conference
Sponsored by CTA, the Good Teaching Conference will take place in San Jose. For more information visit www.cta.org.
June 16 - 18: Classified Leadership Institute
Sponsored by California Community Colleges Classified Senate, the Classified Leadership Institute will take place at the Crowne Plaza in Ventura. For more information, visit www.ccleague.org.
November 17 - 19: Annual Convention
Sponsored by the Community College League of California, their Annual Convention will place at the Riverside Convention Center. For more information, visit www.ccleague.org.
ACCCA Administration 101: Apply by May 13
The Association of California Community College Administrator’s “Administration 101” is a five-day seminar focusing on the unique nuts and bolts of California community college administration. It provides an overview of the most crucial technical and legal aspects of administration as it applies to California’s unique community college system. Case studies provided by current leaders help attendees apply the rules and regulations in real-world situations.
Asilomar Leadership Skills Seminar
Sponsored by the Community College League of California (CCLC), the Asilomar Leadership Skills Seminar focuses on issues facing women who are currently or aspire to be community college administrators.
For more information, visit www.ccleague.org.
California Community College Council for Staff & Organizational Development (4C/SD)
The California Community College Council for Staff and Organizational Development (4C/SD) provides training resources and networking opportunities for staff development professionals in California community colleges.
California Great Teachers Seminar
Co-sponsored by the Community College League of California (CCLC) and the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges (FACCC), this five-day seminar in August is devoted to developing strategies for improving teaching and education in community colleges. Traditionally, the District sponsors the registration fee for one faculty member from each of our campuses.
For more information on the California Great Teachers Seminar, visit http://www.faccc.org/
Classified Leadership Institute
The California Community Colleges Classified Senate (4CS) and the Community College League of California (CCLC) co-sponsor the Classified Leadership Institute, which focuses on the positive aspects of classified involvement in the shared governance process.
Visit http://www.ccccs.org/ for more information.
CSEA Paraeducator Conference
Paraeducators provide instructional support. Topics at this annual conference vary, but focus on improving student behavior and performance. Topics range from communication skills to coaching and mentoring, to dealing with threats on campus.
Visit http://members.csea.com/memberhome/ for more information.
Department Chair Institute (DCI)
The DCI is a multi-day institute for new and experienced academic leaders. Participants explore ways to lead and manage academic departments, and discuss how to effectively transition from a faculty member to a department chair.
For more information, visit http://departmentchairinstitute.net/.
Great Deans Program: Apply by May 6
ACCCA’s Great Deans Program was created for student services or instruction deans with five or fewer years of experience, and aims to increase the knowledge, skills and success of these campus leaders. Topics can vary yearly, but include: Faculty relations, personnel management, evaluations, enrollment management, and budget management.
National Institute of Staff and Organization Development (NISOD)
NISOD is dedicated to the professional development of faculty, staff and administrators to ensure student success through teaching and learning practices. NISOD offers workshops, conferences and webinars tailored to community and technical colleges.
Visit http://www.nisod.org/ for more information.
Strengthening Student Success Workshop
Presented by the RP Group and the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, this three-day conference provides opportunities for faculty, deans, program directors, student services staff, researchers, and planners to brainstorm ways to strengthen institutional effectiveness and student learning.
Visit http://rpgroup.org/ for more information.
Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership
The Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership is a national professional development activity sponsored by the Presidents’ Round Table of African-American CEOs of Community Colleges. The Institute provides a personal and professional development experience for selected individuals who have demonstrated a potential for expanded leadership roles in community colleges.
Visit www.theprt.org for more information.