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Thank you for attending the North Central CDC/SPC Conference.  You can pre-register for your sessions below.  On the day of the event, you can access your sessions by selecting the link under each session.  You can also access the sessions by going to our Conference Page. All sessions will be recorded and posted to the Conference Page after the event.

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Wednesday, May 12
 

9:00am EDT

Opening Session
Welcome and Greetings from NCDPI staff.
Bob Gantt - North Central Regional Chair
JoAnn Honeycutt - WCPSS CTE Director
Amy Schroeder - DPI CDC Consultant
Shannon Baker - DPI SPC Consultant
Cheryl Cox - DPI Consultant

Wednesday May 12, 2021 9:00am - 9:45am EDT
Virtual

9:45am EDT

Industry Tour: Wake Technical Community College’s Nursing SIM, Dental Assisting, and Electroneurodiagnostic Labs
Participants will get to tour through Wake Tech's Nursing SIM lab, Dental Assisting Lab, and Electrodiagnostic lab.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 9:45am - 10:15am EDT
Virtual

9:45am EDT

Strategies to Help English Learners Succeed
Strategies to Help English Learners Succeed will be presented by the Title III Sheltered Instruction Specialists of Wake County Public School System.  They will explain strategies teachers can use to scaffold assignments for improved EL achievement.  The specialists will share team-developed resources that support English Learners in acquiring and using academic language in the classroom and workplace.
 

Wednesday May 12, 2021 9:45am - 10:15am EDT
Virtual

9:45am EDT

Brainstorm Roundtable Sharing Session - 5th Grade Career Development/Career Awareness
Please bring your ideas on 5th grade career awareness to share with others, learn from others, and collaborate together. 

Wednesday May 12, 2021 9:45am - 10:15am EDT
Virtual

9:45am EDT

Roundtable Sharing Session - Technology Tools to Reach Students
Please bring your ideas to share with others, learn from others, and collaborate together. You can use this FOLDER to share your best practices.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 9:45am - 10:15am EDT
Virtual

10:15am EDT

Industry Tour: Newcomb & Company
This tour will highlight Newcomb and Company’s training programs and facility/work areas, product/service lines, job opportunities and include a WCPSS graduate/current apprentice, who will share his experience with the participants.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:15am - 10:50am EDT
TBA

10:15am EDT

Preparing and Facilitating Virtual Conferences
Participants will hear about two County Wide Career Development Events including Wake County's Career Connections 2021 and Johnston County's  JoCo Works.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:15am - 10:50am EDT
Virtual

10:15am EDT

Social Emotional/Self Care
A professional mental health counselor will give you steps to help you take of yourself in these times of the social emotional roller coaster we may be riding.  How to balance life in and out of the home.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:15am - 10:50am EDT
Virtual

10:15am EDT

Roundtable Sharing Session Technology
CDC's will share Technology Best Practices. Participants are encouraged to bring an idea to share.  You can use this FOLDER to share your best practices.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:15am - 10:50am EDT
Virtual

10:55am EDT

Industry Tour - Caterpillar
Participants will take a virtual tour of Caterpillar.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:55am - 11:25am EDT
Virtual

10:55am EDT

Best Practices in Building a Google Site to Promote Career Exploration & Planning
Sharon Johnson, Northern High School, Durham County will share how to build a Google site to promote career exploration and planning.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:55am - 11:25am EDT
Virtual

10:55am EDT

Empower Your Students with Knowledge! Learn the value of NC Labor and Market Trends
Empower Your Students with Knowledge! Learn the value of NC Labor and Market Trends.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:55am - 11:25am EDT
Virtual

10:55am EDT

Youth Mental Health First Aid
Learn about youth mental health issues and strategies for supporting students during the current school and cultural climate. In addition, you will receive information about further training available for Youth Mental Health First Aid and the new program Teen Mental Health First Aid.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:55am - 11:25am EDT
Virtual

11:30am EDT

Industry Tour: The National Institute of Environmental Health Services
Tour the National Institute of Environmental Health Services.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 11:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Virtual

11:30am EDT

Major Clarity Career Development Platform
Learn about Major Clarity, a Career Development and Academic Planning platform.  Wake County is using this platform and it is also available to students who are members of NTHS.  Sign up to learn more about what Major Clarity has to offer.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 11:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Virtual

11:30am EDT

Strategies to Help English Learners Succeed
Strategies to Help English Learners Succeed will be presented by the Title III Sheltered Instruction Specialists of Wake County Public School System.  They will explain strategies teachers can use to scaffold assignments for improved EL achievement.  The specialists will share team-developed resources that support English Learners in acquiring and using academic language in the classroom and workplace.

Wednesday May 12, 2021 11:30am - 12:00pm EDT
TBA

11:30am EDT

Roundtable Sharing Session - Virtual Events Round Table discussion
Presenters will discuss LIVE Virtual Career Fairs, strategies for engaging students in Virtual Career Fairs, and Academic Planning based on career fair conversations.  Presenters include: Michelle Stevens, Maribeth Howe, and Wendy Gressett 

Wednesday May 12, 2021 11:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Virtual