Professional Development Program

The mission of the CCTC Professional Development Program is to support teaching and learning at the College by providing necessary, timely, and innovative classes to support lifelong learning for faculty and staff which will lead to enriching the lives of students and enhancing their educational experience and success in support of the CCTC mission.

Your Professional Development Committee Members are: Barbara Wright, Brian Davis,  Cheryl Allen-Lint, David Tuders, Denise Robinson, Diana Reardon, Elizabeth Bastedo, Elizabeth Williams, Emily Chisholm, Jenny Szupka, Kayla Bird, Kenya Dennis, Lara Stephenson, Myles Williams, Nancy Bishop, Paula Witherspoon, Rebecca Vipperman, Rica Bird, Ronalda Stover, Sharonda Elmore-Rivers, and Wesley Pelletier.

August 2018 Calendar

Annual Required Online Training | August 1 – October 19 | Online

ADA Annual Training (Required)
This online program provides an explanation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and describes the responsibilities of faculty and staff in providing services for students with disability issues.

FERPA Annual Training (Required)
This online program provides an explanation of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and describes student privacy rights in the higher education environment.

HR Policies and Procedures Training (Required)
This online program provides a review of personnel-related policies and procedures at the College. Topics include Leave, Drug Free Workplace, Family and Medical Leave Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, EPMS/FPMS, Grievances/Appeals, At-Will Employment, Dual/Secondary Employment, Anti-harassment, and other topics as needed.

Safety and Security Training (Required)
This online course provides the annual training as required by Directive 4.06 Medical Emergency Response Plan; Directive 4.07 Theft, Damage, Incident, and Disturbance Response Plan; Directive 4.08 Bomb Threat Response Plan; and Directive 4.09 Emergency Response Plan. Hazard Communication; blood borne pathogen training; information on fire extinguishers; and the prevention of slips, trips, and falls are also included.

August PDP Offerings

Faculty Meeting August 8 | 9:00 – 11:00 am | Room M401
The Academic Affairs Divisions invites all faculty to attend this information-packed meeting in preparation for the fall semester. College-wide information, policy changes, best practices and other pertinent information will be discussed.

Adjunct Faculty Orientation August 11 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm | Room M401
This program is designed to help adjunct faculty feel a part of the College community, make them aware of important policies and procedures, help them locate resources to make their jobs easier, and create a learning environment that is challenging and fun.

New Employee Orientation (Faculty) August 14 | 8:30 am – 3:15 pm | ILC, Library
This program gives new employees an overview of the policies and procedures of the College. Topics include accounting, safety and security, purchasing, public information and marketing, and personnel policies and procedures, as well as computer training on the available systems at the College.

New Faculty Orientation Kick-off August 10 | 8:00 – 11:30 am | ILC, Library
This is a semester-long program to help new faculty through their first semester at the College. This required course is taught in a hybrid format with one face-to-face meeting at the beginning of the semester and the rest of the course facilitated online. Faculty have weekly assignments throughout the semester that provide exposure to the culture of Central Carolina and access to the many resources available to them.

New Employee Orientation (Staff) August 29 | 8:30 am – 3:15 pm | ILC, Library
This program gives new employees an overview of the policies and procedures of the College. Topics include accounting, safety and security, purchasing, public information and marketing, and personnel policies and procedures, as well as computer training on the available systems at the College.