Important Notice

alert iconBCTC offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, November 27-30, 2014. Classes are out of session for the Academic Holiday, November 26-30, 2014. The college will reopen on Monday, December 1, 2014.
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BCTC Instructors have a wide array of opportunities to meet professional development needs.  Listed below are just some options.  Online instructors are encouraged to meet with their assistant dean and discuss what professional development will best meet their needs.

  • Changing Classroom Cultures. BCTC's annual conference is held in February and features technology tracks offered by BCTC eMentors, IT Services, and faculty from around the system.
  • IT Services. ITS maintains a comprehensive list of tutorials and training sessions on its Web pages.
  • Kick Off.  The annual BCTC Kickoff features technology training provided by the Distance Learning Office and IT Services.
  • KOILS. The KCTCS Online Innovation Series provides a unique opportunity for BCTC faculty and staff to attend a monthly online and in-person training series.
  • KOLTS. The KCTCS Online Learning and Teaching Support Web site provides an extensive list of professional development opportunities from around the system.
  • Professional Development and Opportunities.  Our local PD office provides a list of low cost professional development opportunities.
  • Teaching with Technology Workshop. The Distance Learning Office offers a technology training workshop every Spring on the Friday of Final Exam week.

Instructors many wish to consult with college eMentors of members of the Distance Learning Advisory Committee about professional developmental opportunities or to provide recommendations for PD.