Presentation on theme: "Engaging Faculty and Administrators with 2006-2007."— Presentation transcript:
Engaging Faculty and Administrators with 2006-2007
is the product of the North Carolina Community College System Office efforts to use Carl D. Perkins State Leadership professional development funds in the most effective way possible.
To promote quality teaching and learning in North Carolina Community Colleges through a collaborative, statewide professional development system committed to sharing best practices, leveraging resources, and avoiding duplication. NC-NET Mission
Share Our Vision Making professional development available to faculty 24/7 Providing timely resources Promoting teaching excellence Encouraging and supporting faculty Working through campus liaisons to bring NC-NET to your college Growing/expanding to meet needs
Why Create NC-NET? Address faculty needs, based on statewide findings described in Framework for the Future Advocate sharing resources/avoiding duplication Demonstrate state-level commitment to faculty development
NC-NET Structure Regional Centers for Teaching Excellence: Western Regional Center Southwestern CC Central Regional Center Fayetteville Tech CC Eastern Regional Center Martin CC Campus Liaisons: At each institution Clearinghouse: CORD
Six Programmatic Areas Teaching and Learning Discipline-Specific Career and Personal Development Online Technology Technology in the Classroom Student Services
Areas of Emphasis Western Regional Center Teaching/Learning Career and Personal Central Regional Center Technology in the Classroom Online Teaching Eastern Regional Center Discipline-Specific
Role of Regional Centers Serve as a champion for teaching excellence Monitor best practices in program area(s) Create professional development resources in program area(s) Serve as regional communication vehicle for NC-NET activities Serve as regional hub for face-to-face workshops for all program areas. Work with NCCCS and other centers to accomplish network goals
Role of Campus Liaisons Serve as communication vehicle between regional centers and individual colleges Help foster collaborative professional development efforts at local level Share information about local efforts through NC-NET Resource Exchange Distribute NC-NET information to faculty and staff on their campus Encourage participation in online forums, online courses, and face-to-face workshops
Role of Clearinghouse Develop and maintain NC-NET website; develop, identify, and share resources Disseminate best practices Host discussion forums Develop PD planning tools Operate NC-NET Academy Communicate with campus liaisons Market NC-NET to colleges
Resource Exchange Enables the growth and expansion of the network Showcases homegrown talent and expertise Prevents re-development of the same resources Promotes sharing of: Perkins-funded materials Professional development workshops Electronic and print resources
NC-NET Academy Facilitator-led online courses Six weeks in duration Faculty focused Highly interactive 2006-07 courses Embracing Diversity in the Classroom From Good Teaching to Student Learning Helping Students Succeed: Broad Strategies in Student Retention Grant funds faculty tuition and stipend
Take time to tell us about: Content Format Delivery of workshops Value of resource exchange Contact NC-NET via the website and share your ideas and requests! What Do You Want?
NC-NET Project Contacts Nancy Massey Coordinator, Federal Vocational Education North Carolina Community College System 5016 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-5016 (919)807-7131 firstname.lastname@example.org Bob Ervin NC-NET Central Regional Center Director Fayetteville Technical Community College P. O. Box 35236 Fayetteville, NC 28303-0236 (910)678-8466 email@example.com Barb Putman NC-NET Western Regional Center Director Southwestern Community College 447 College Drive Sylva, NC 28779 BPutman@southwesterncc.edu Phyllis Broughton NC-NET Eastern Regional Center Director Martin Community College 1161 Kehukee Park Road Williamston, NC 27892 (252)792-1521 x246 firstname.lastname@example.org