CTE Seminars

The Center for Teaching Excellence provides faculty and staff with on campus professional development seminars devoted to broad-based issues in education and specific teaching/learning strategies.


Please see the list below of seminars that are available to Northeast State Faculty & Staff.  

August 13, 2014

3:00-4:30pm
   

When Teams Go Wrong and Overcoming Team Dysfunction Register @ http://apps.northeaststate.edu/registration/teamwork/Limited to the first 25 employees that sign up for the workshop (Registration deadline will be Monday, August 11th at 4:30 pm).  

  • Date and time of this workshop: Wednesday, August 13, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm 
  • Location: Wayne G. Basler Library, Meeting Room L106 
  • Description: Profession development session for employees throughout the college. Workshop will be led by Jeff McCord, Vice President for Economic and Workforce Development and Tyra Copas, Executive Director of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness, and will explore the dynamics of working as a team.  
  • Special note: For more information, please contact Tyra Copas, at tlcopas@northeaststate.edu. 
 
August 14, 2014

2:30-4:30pm
 

From Excuses to Excellence: Putting Your Dreams to the Test- Register @ http://apps.northeaststate.edu/registration/dreams/Limited to the first 50 employees that sign up for the workshop (Registration deadline will be Monday, August 11th at 4:30 pm). 

  • Date and time of this workshop: Thursday, August 14, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm 
  • Location: Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM), Room 138 
  • Description: Interactive workshop led by Dr. Brenda White Wright. 
 
October 3, 2014 

10:00-11:00 a.m. 

or

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

FERPA UNLEASHED: THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT THE FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACTA CTE Professional Development Workshop - Hosted By Northeast State Student Affairs  Humanities Building, Room H248  

This informative and interactive session will catch you up on why knowing about FERPA is more important than ever. Contrary to popular belief, FERPA is not a furry little pet, but an essential part of what you need to know about student confidentiality and privacy.  

Don’t miss this very important session, which is the first of five workshops that will inform you about the many services offered by Student Affairs. Upcoming workshops include Health Services (October 17) and Student Success (October 24)RSVP to jpkelly@northeaststate.edu  
(please specify which FERPA session—morning or afternoon—you will be attending) 

October 17, 2014 

10:00-11:00 a.m. 

or

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

STUDENT AFFAIRS 101, Part Two: HELPING EVERYONE ACHIEVE, LIVE, AND TRIUMPH IN HIGHER EDUCATION: EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT NORTHEAST STATE’S HEALTH SERVICES. H248

Facilitated by Nurse Sue (Robertson)

This informative and interactive session will introduce you to the many services offered by Health Services, including our new clinic (choose one session and RSVP to jpkelly@northeaststate.edu)

October 31, 2014 

10:00-11:00 a.m. 

or

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

HOW CAN I IMPLEMENT COOPERATIVE LEARNING IN MY CLASSROOM (AND BEYOND)?: AN INTERACTIVE INTRODUCTION TO NORTHEAST STATE’S COOPERATIVE LEARNING INSTITUTE. H248 

Facilitated by Dr. Rick Merritt and Dawn Dabney

This interactive workshop will introduce you to some innovative techniques for creating active learning in the classroom and in the workplace. (choose one session and RSVP to jpkelly@northeaststate.edu

 November 3rd, 4th, and 11th    Compensation 101   

Tyra Copas will be conducting three workshops on the topic of compensation next week.  These workshops will be held on November 3rd, 4th, and 11th

Presentation Topics: 
General overview compensation
What is market value?
What does salary grade and salary scale mean
Background on Phase 1 and Phase 2 compensation adjustments 

Seats are limited for each session.  You can register at the following link:  http://apps.northeaststate.edu/registration/compensation101/

 November 7 , 2014 

10:00-11:00 a.m.  

or

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

 Financial Aid Exposed: Learn details of Financial Aid Programs and Procedures 
On Friday, Nov. 7, there will be two open discussion sessions where you will have the opportunity to have your questions answered about Financial Aid. Financial Aid is an essential asset for student success, and helping you to understand some key details will help them to achieve that success. Both sessions will be in C2203 with the first starting at 10 a.m., and the second session beginning at 1 p.m.Humanities Building, H248. Please choose a session and RSVP jpkelly@northeaststate.edu 
 November  14, 2014 

10:30-11:30 a.m. 

 Prezi Workshop 

Ashley Pierce will condcut a Prezi workshop will be held Nov. 14, PCR, 3rd floor of the Pierce Building at 10:30 a.m. She will give instruction, tips, and tricks on how to use Prezi software for your presentation needs.  Please register for this workshop at the following link: http://apps.northeaststate.edu/registration/prezi/ 

 November  21, 2014    Donn King, Speech and Media Faculty Member from Pellissippi State
Nov. 21 “What is a mobilized campus? Tips on implementing Mobile Technology in the Classroom and Beyond.” Will be presented in the Humanities Bldg., room 248. Time is TBA. Please contact Jim Kelly at jpkelly@northeaststate.edu with any questions.
 November 2014    Academic Affairs and Student Affairs have once again partnered to provide academic advisement-professional development/training sessions in November 2014.  Based upon the fall 2012, spring 2013, fall 2013 and spring 2014 advisor professional development/training surveys, it was suggested we provide additional information and training on Degree Works, the new learning support pilot models, FERPA as well as, additional review of academic advising basics .

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