Spring Teacher Training Classes at RCC to Begin in January

ASHEBORO (December 14, 2017)

Randolph County teachers have the opportunity to enroll in two teacher renewal classes through Randolph Community College in the spring semester.

“Effective Teacher Training,” a basic preparation and information course for beginning teachers and substitute teachers, will be offered on the Asheboro Campus, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 10 – Feb. 7, for substitute teachers (section #64091; cost $70), and from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 10 – Feb. 14, for lateral entry teachers (section #64092; cost $125).

The course includes sessions on effective first day practices and time management strategies. The sessions on lesson preparation include an introduction to learning styles, activities and strategies for teaching through learning styles, components of an effective lesson plan, instructional monitoring and feedback, and planning for a substitute. Additional sessions focus on classroom management strategies, parent conferencing, and understanding the teacher evaluation system.

“Classroom Management/Positive Classroom Culture” (section #64094) will meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 21 – March 14, on the Asheboro Campus. This course is designed to assist teachers in becoming more effective classroom managers. It includes sessions on best practices for establishing a safe and orderly school environment that supports academic achievement, the importance of giving effective directions within the context of classroom management, the importance of narrating student behavior, and the importance of corrective action as outlined in a discipline hierarchy. Suggestions and strategies are also given for moving students toward a self-managed classroom and for building trusting relationships with students and parents. The cost is $70.

All classes will meet in Room 223 of the Continuing Education and Industrial Center, 413 Industrial Park Avenue. For more information or to register, call 336-328-1750.