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Equity Matters Symposium with author Gene Nichol (THE FACES OF POVERTY IN NORTH CAROLINA) Login Required
1 Session | Wed, Mar 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Wed, Mar 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from Dr. Gene Nichol, author of our common read, “Faces of Poverty in North Carolina.” Dr. Nichol is a constitution law professor at UNC Chapel Hill. He spent years collecting qualitative and quantitative data, becoming immersed in the stories of our neighbors who have been evicted, don’t have enough to eat, can’t afford their medicine or other healthcare needs. Dr. Nichol will unpack his research for us, speaking to cyclical poverty and immobility, single parenting, the myth of apathy and many other topics that plague our state. Our courageous shared vision and optimistic strategic plan is part of the solution. Make your reservation today for this important session in our Equity Matters series. Dr. Sharilyn Owens will moderate the discussion with Dr. Nichol.
Virtual College Visits Spring 2021
12 Sessions | Thu, Mar 04 3:00 PM - Thu, Apr 22 4:00 PM Thu, Mar 04 3:00 PM - Thu, Apr 22 4:00 PM
You may not be able to visit the campus of the college/s you are interested in right now, but you can still get to know the schools you may attend by participating in one or more virtual "visits"! Please email Laura Merritt lmerritt@forsythtech.edu if you have any questions.
LinkedIn101
3 Sessions | Wed, Mar 03 5:00 PM - Thu, Mar 25 1:00 PM Wed, Mar 03 5:00 PM - Thu, Mar 25 1:00 PM
Looking to make connections, build your network, and find employment opportunities? Register today!
Cover Letter 101
3 Sessions | Thu, Mar 04 12:00 PM - Thu, Mar 25 6:00 PM Thu, Mar 04 12:00 PM - Thu, Mar 25 6:00 PM
Learn how to create a cover letter that will help your job applications stand out in a good way!
Resume 101
2 Sessions | Tue, Mar 09 5:30 PM - Tue, Mar 30 3:00 PM Tue, Mar 09 5:30 PM - Tue, Mar 30 3:00 PM
Wondering how to make a resume or freshen up the one you already have? Register for Resume 101!
Work-Based Learning Interview Sessions Login Required
3 Sessions | Wed, Mar 10 2:00 PM - Thu, Apr 01 10:30 AM Wed, Mar 10 2:00 PM - Thu, Apr 01 10:30 AM
For Work-Based Learning applicants only. This session will go over interview tips and prep for internship interviews.
Work-Based Learning Resume Session Login Required
1 Session | Thu, Mar 11 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Thu, Mar 11 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
For Work-Based Learning applicants only. This session will go over advice on how to format your resume for internship scouting.
TAL 155-CTL: Global Resources Login Required
1 Session | Fri, Mar 05 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Fri, Mar 05 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
There’s a whole world out there ready to be explored! Come out and learn about Global Resources available through the Library for you and your students. World news and events, eBooks and film are all out there waiting to be explored. No passport required!
EQU 300-CTL: Safe Zone Training Login Required
2 Sessions | Fri, Mar 12 1:00 PM - Tue, Apr 20 5:00 PM Fri, Mar 12 1:00 PM - Tue, Apr 20 5:00 PM
Safe Zone trainings are opportunities to learn about LGBTQ+ identities, gender and sexuality, and examine prejudice, assumptions, and privilege. This program will help faculty and staff to be LGBTQ+ allies and offer safe spaces on campus for the LGBTQ+ community. Jon Howle will lead this semester’s workshops. Earn two hours of DEI PD credit for completing Safe Zone training.
EMP 113c-CTL: Customer Service Best Practices Part 3 - De-Escalation in Challenging Situations Login Required
1 Session | Thu, Apr 22 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Thu, Apr 22 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
One of the most difficult aspects of Customer Service is knowing how to respond when someone is angry or upset. It is easy to react and make the situation worse, rather than better. This session will cover five steps to focus on when faced with an angry customer. Participants will learn how to: remain positive, listen patiently, apologize with sincerity, empathize, and ultimately work toward a solution.
EMP 113b-CTL: Customer Service Best Practices Part 2 - Active Listening and Building Empathy Login Required
1 Session | Thu, Apr 15 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Thu, Apr 15 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Customers value being heard and understood. This session will explore why active listening and empathy are so important in going above and beyond. Participants will gain strategies to effectively listen to others and communicate empathy by acknowledging how a customer feels and by finding ways to relate to them.
EMP 113a-CTL: Customer Service Best Practices Part 1 – Establishing Your Work Ethic Login Required
1 Session | Thu, Apr 08 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Thu, Apr 08 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Providing excellent service creates positive interactions and makes a great first impression. This session will look at five facets of excellence service, including: knowledge, adaptability, patience, attentiveness, and communication. Participants will build their own work ethic model based on these pillars.
EQU 200-CTL-B: Being Inclusive: Foundations of Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop (SESSION B) Login Required
3 Sessions | Fri, Mar 19 1:00 PM - Fri, Apr 23 1:45 PM Fri, Mar 19 1:00 PM - Fri, Apr 23 1:45 PM
This is for Session B of the Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop. You must take A before taking B.
EQU 200-CTL-A: Being Inclusive: Foundations of Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop (SESSION A) Login Required
2 Sessions | Fri, Mar 19 1:00 PM - Tue, Apr 06 3:45 PM Fri, Mar 19 1:00 PM - Tue, Apr 06 3:45 PM
This overview workshop will provide general and easily adoptable and adaptable strategies for welcoming all learners into the classroom, supporting student-student interaction, and making the classroom a space of belonging.Dr. Debi Griffith and Leanne Wieland will lead the workshops for faculty.
EMP 161-CTL: THRIVE (Positive Education Learning Community) Login Required
3 Sessions | Fri, Mar 05 12:00 PM - Fri, Apr 23 2:00 PM Fri, Mar 05 12:00 PM - Fri, Apr 23 2:00 PM
This Learning Community, open to all Forsyth Tech faculty and staff, will be exploring self-care, wellbeing, happiness, positive thought, balance, stress management, positive coping skills and how to apply these techniques to your work and your life! Becky Howell, Psychology Professor and Department Chair for Social and Behavioral Science, will facilitate. Links to all 7 sessions will be sent to you with each registration. You'll also receive these in early January 2021. You can earn up to 14 hours of Professional Development credit for taking part.
Career Assessment Webinar
3 Sessions | Thu, Mar 04 10:00 AM - Tue, Mar 23 2:30 PM Thu, Mar 04 10:00 AM - Tue, Mar 23 2:30 PM
The Career Assessment Webinar is for individuals unsure of a career path and/or considering a career change. Through taking a self-guided career assessment, you will be able to see how your personality and interests align with Forsyth Tech programs and potential career paths.