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Professional Development

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College employees participate in many professional development sessions throughout the year. Find the most recent pieces of training on this page. Users will need to log in using your Southern email address to access these videos.

Accreditation Essentials

Presented by Dr. Tracey Anderson, Director of Accreditation for the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Higher Learning Commission’s Open and Standard Pathways to Accreditation with timelines for each. In addition, the Criteria for Accreditation, effective September 2020, will be reviewed along with evidence institutions may consider for inclusion during an Assurance Review or Comprehensive Evaluation visit as well as how the Criteria for Accreditation are judged. Finally, the presentation will touch on the components of Federal Compliance.

Date: November 13, 2020

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Banner Finance Budget Management

Presented by Adrian May and Velva Pennington

Description: This session will provide an overview of the basics of viewing and understanding an organizational budget status in Banner, and the institutional purchasing process and procedures.

Date: February 26, 2021

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Budget Management and Purchasing

Presented by Adrian May and Velva Pennington

Description: This session will provide an overview of the basics of viewing and understanding an organizational budget status in Banner, and the institutional purchasing process and procedures.

Date: November 13, 2020

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Course Level Student Learning: How Do We Know It Is Taking Place?

Presented by Tim Ooten and Tom Morris

Description: The primary purpose of any institution of higher education is to improve student learning and success. This presentation will discuss how Southern’s faculty documents student learning at the course level with the goal of continuous improvement.

Date: November 13, 2020

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Microsoft Office 365: Microsoft OneNote, SharePoint, and Forms

Presented by Tom Cook

Description: This session will go over the basic functions of Microsoft OneNote, SharePoint, and Forms. Participants will step through documentation creation, sharing and managing content, and developing helpful surveys/polls using these products. Links will be provided to resources where participants can learn more and get helpful tips on using these to improve their productivity.

Date: September 18, 2020

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Title IX, Sexual Harassment, ADA, and FERPA Professional Development Session

Presented by Debbie Dingess, Darrell Taylor, Dianna Toler, and Teri Wells

Description: This workshop updates employees regarding the changes to Title IX and the College’s policies and procedures. Employees will learn about their responsibilities regarding Title IX, and how to report incidents of sexual harassment, misconduct, and other forms of discrimination. Presenters will discuss new College policies related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as reminders about ADA/Section 504 and FERPA.

Date: February 26, 2021

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Zoom: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices

Presented by Tom Cook

Description: Session participants will examine several basic features of Zoom as well as how to generate meeting attendance reports. This session also provides participants with best practices for virtual business meetings as well as for hosting a Zoom meeting.

Date: February 26, 2021

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