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High School Professional Development Workshops – Summer 2018

Learn techniques and procedures taught at college level.
  • These workshops are open to high school educators within the Central Community College (CCC) district area. They help educators develop skills taught at the college level that can be articulated between the high school and CCC to assist with training future CCC students.

    Registration Instructions

    • Mark the box by each workshop(s) you plan to attend 
    • Add cost of workshops and type in Total Amount (at the top of form)
    • Select Submit (If confirmation page does not appear, complete the fields in red.)
    • Confirm your registration (“Payment Amount” needs to equal workshop(s) amount)
    • Select Pay
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    Important Note

    If you are registering only for a free workshop, scroll down and complete the form at the bottom of this page. If registering for a workshop(s) which cost, follow the instructions listed above and use this "Register/Pay Online" button. 

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    Cap

    These workshops have limited space. Be sure to register early.

    Cost

    High School Educator must pay for workshop at the time they register. Some workshops are free to attend.

    Stipend

    Who will receive the stipend?

    • High School Teachers who teach within the same discipline area as the workshop
    • High School Counselors
    • High School Early College Contact person

    Those who qualify will receive a stipend, if they attend each day for the entire time.

    All high school teachers are welcome to register for these workshops, although they will not receive a stipend unless the workshop aligns to their discipline teaching area.

    Workshop Descriptions 

  • Date: May 29-31
    Time: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. (1 hour lunch)
    Location: Hastings Campus
    Building and Room: Hamilton, Room 126
    Instructors:  Brian Davis, Troy Davis, Bruce Bartos
    Cap: 12 
    Cost: $60
    Stipend: $450

    This workshop will give high school educators a chance to learn various skills on using a variety of equipment. We will cover: Measurement, Manual Lathe and Mill, Surface Grinding, Basic CNC on both Lathe and Mill, which include machine setup, tool offsets, programming and operation. We will answer questions about problems experienced while using the equipment or about any CCC’s program of study.

    Also, CCC Instructors will work with area High School Dual Credit Instructors to build and refine skills needed to teach the curriculum. Additionally, the high school instructors will walk through each of the courses they are teaching for CCC credit and will work to create their Moodle courses and grade books for the upcoming semester.

    Date: May 30-31
    Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (lunch provided)     
    Location: Hastings Campus
    Building and Room: Furnas, Room 113   
    Instructors:  Kyle Finecy, John Oberheide, Nick Kelley
    Cap: 15
    Cost: $55
    Stipend: $400

    This workshop will give high school educators the opportunity to earn the Electrical and Mechanical Torque Certification from NC3 (National Coalition of Certified Centers). This certification will be taught by NC3 Certified Instructors and include:

    • Tool safety
      • Hand tools
      • Electrical tools
      • Principles of fasteners
    • Understanding torque theory
      • Mechanical instruments
      • Electronic instruments
    • Hands-on operation of torque tools

    Whether just starting out, or a veteran teacher, a working knowledge of torque theory and application is a fundamental requirement for any automotive teacher. As the leader in National 3rd party certifications, NC3 developed a certification course that includes hands-on classroom training and advanced lab exercises. Be ready for your perception of fastener torque and torque instruments operation to be challenged!

    (All participates will need to bring a laptop or tablet for course materials and testing.)

    Date: May 30-31
    Time: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (half hour lunch)
    Location: Hastings Campus
    Building and Room: Hamilton, Room 104 and 115 Construction Lab
    Instructors:
    Keith Dubas, Caleb Kuhfahl 
    Cap: 20
    Cost: $55
    Stipend: $400

    This workshop will overview the construction program with emphasis on courses that make up the Framing Certificate for High School Dual Credit Pathways.

    We as a group will build a small project that is contained within the Framing Certificate Curriculum.

    We as a group will put together samples of materials for teachers to bring back to their classrooms.

    Date: June 5-6
    Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (1 hour lunch)
    Location: Columbus Campus
    Building and Room: North Education Center, Room 941 and 948 (begin in room 941)
    Instructor:  
    Janis DeHaven
    Cap: 
    Cost: $55
    Stipend: $400

    Microsoft Certification practice and proctoring for 2016 Office Suite products.

    This two-day workshop is for those who are already familiar with the Microsoft Office software products and need dedicated time to train before they test for their certification(s).

    Individuals will participate in the Microsoft Office Software Exam Prep Sessions, that include test simulation software, question and answer sessions with the BTEC instructor, prepping and testing, and the opportunity to sit for the MOS certification(s). They can test on all five software’s at the specialist or expert (Word and Excel) level. Discussion will also take place regarding how students will benefit with these certifications as they continue to the workforce or furthering their higher education goals.

    Date: June 6
    Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (lunch provided)
    Location: Kearney Center
    Room: 110
    Instructors:
    Dan Davidchik
    Cap: 20
    Cost: Free
    Stipend: $110

    • Learn how STEM can be integrated in your schools – including cost estimates, dual credit requirements, tips on obtaining equipment, and grant proposal advice.
    • Hear from a panel of industry leaders about their need for skilled workers.
    • Hear from current Mechatronics students.
    • Get hands on experience in our Mechatronics Education Center.

    This workshop is for high school administrators and counselors interested in learning more about stem careers and to gain an understanding of the local need for skilled Mechatronics technicians and how integrating STEM in schools can generate pathways that will create opportunities for students.

    We will discuss and explore Mechatronics and the local industry need for skilled Instrumentation technicians. Learn in detail how to integrate STEM and dual credit courses in your school to generate pathways that will create opportunities essential for students and community success.

    This opportunity is available through a National Science Foundation grant and seats are limited.

    Date: June 11
    Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (lunch provided)
    Location: Columbus Campus
    Building and Room: North Education Center, Room 911
    Instructor:
    Dan Davidchik 
    Cap: 20 
    Cost: Free
    Stipend: $110

    • Learn how STEM can be integrated in your schools – including cost estimates, dual credit requirements, tips on obtaining equipment, and grant proposal advice.
    • Hear from a panel of industry leaders about their need for skilled workers.
    • Hear from current Mechatronics students.
    • Get hands on experience in our Mechatronics Education Center.

    This workshop is for high school administrators and counselors interested in learning more about stem careers and to gain an understanding of the local need for skilled Mechatronics technicians and how integrating STEM in schools can generate pathways that will create opportunities for students.

    We will discuss and explore Mechatronics and the local industry need for skilled Instrumentation technicians. Learn in detail how to integrate STEM and dual credit courses in your school to generate pathways that will create opportunities essential for students and community success.

    This opportunity is available through a National Science Foundation grant and seats are limited.

    Date: June 12-13
    Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Location: Grand Island Campus
    Room: 311
    Instructor: Lauri Shultis
    Cap: 20 
    Cost: $55
    Stipend: $400

    Whether you’re discussing the death penalty in a class, advising a student on how to pursue a career in the Law & Public Safety sector, or you find yourself acting as a counselor for a student who has been involved in delinquent behavior—having a working knowledge of today’s legal system could definitely prove beneficial in the field of education. Fact or Fiction, Dispelling the CSI and Law and Order Mystique is a workshop designed to give participants a working knowledge of the criminal justice system.

    Participants will spend time in the classroom each morning learning about the criminal justice system and then apply what they learn on field trips to local CJ agencies & facilities in Grand Island. This will allow participants to experience all aspects of the legal system from both the professional and the accused points of view.  Tours will include: Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center, Hall County Department of Corrections (Jail Tour), Grand Island Police Dept., Hall County Sheriff Office, Emergency Communication Center (911) and Hall County Court. 

    Date: June 12-13
    Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (1 hour lunch)
    Location: Hastings Campus
    Building and Room: Hamilton, Room 121
    Instructors:
    Dan Gompert, Bruce Bartos, Brian Davis, Gene Friesen
    Cap: 12
    Cost: $45
    Stipend: $300

    In this workshop, attendees will design and build a Bluetooth Speaker. In the design process, the attendees will design the speaker with a solid modeling software program, manufacture the speaker case with CNC machining centers, and assemble all of the Bluetooth speaker components. Previous experience with these manufacturing processes is not necessary.

    Date: June 13-14         
    Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (lunch provided)
    Location: Columbus Campus
    Building and Room: North Education Center, Room 911
    Instructor:
    Dan Davidchik
    Cap: 20 
    Cost: Free
    Stipend: $220

    • Learn how STEM can easily be integrated in your classes.
    • Generate early college learning pathways that will create new opportunities and develop skills necessary for your students’ future success.
    • Hear from a panel of industry leaders and from current Mechatronics students.
    • Get hands on experience in our Mechatronics Education Center.
    • Receive lesson plans and materials to take back to your classroom.

    This workshop is for high school teachers who are interested in integrating STEM subjects into their curriculum. In this workshop, high school teachers will discuss and explore Mechatronics and the demand in careers of Instrumentation technicians. You will be provided with tools to help you incorporate STEM into your curriculum and to create learning pathways, which will develop skills and generate new opportunities necessary for your students’ future success.

    This opportunity if available through a National Science Foundation grant and seats are limited.

    Dorm Rooms are available for participants traveling a long distance. Contact: Doug Pauley 402-562-1280.

    Note: Class is currently full. Contact Joanie Guerrero for questions. 308-398-7344 or jguerrero@cccneb.edu  

    Date: June 14
    Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (1 hour lunch)
    Location: Grand Island Campus
    Building and Room: CIT (behind the main campus), Drafting Lab, Room 930
    Instructor: Gene Friesen
    Cap: 12
    Cost: $30
    Stipend: $150

    This workshop will tour various employment opportunities in local industries within the City of Grand Island. The attendees will visit manufacturing companies who employ CCC graduates and will be able to observe their various job responsibilities.

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