Pulaski Technical College

Professional Development

The Professional Development Institute provides and promotes professional development activities for PTC faculty and staff. These events are advertised through campus e-mail, but a list of upcoming events can be located in Technet, the PTC Intranet. To access the list, follow the directions for registering. New: Video of how to register.

The Professional Development Institute has a number of webinars that are available for on-demand training. While the webinars are not available to be loaned out, we will be happy to schedule them for your department or division to view in the training room (IT 206). Some of the topics are listed below.

• Student Success (several titles)
• Copyright
• Classroom Management
• Effective online teaching
• Disruptive students, campus violence
• At-risk, Millennial, transfer, and veteran students
• Using data and metrics to measure student persistence
• Retaining students, both online and on-campus
• Survival strategies for new college instructors
• First generation college students
• Technology tips
• Greening the community college
• Helping college students develop critical thinking skills
• Helping faculty manage online workloads
• Intrusive academic advising
• Law and legal issues for faculty, staff and administration
• Learning communities
• Prior learning assessment
• Active learning
• Three keys to effective decision making for academic leaders

Conferences and Other Training

  • PTC Business and Industry Center: Click on the schedule link to get a list of the current and upcoming classes.
  • AATYC: Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges
  • NISOD: National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development

Registering for Events

Additional Information and Resources

For more information about Professional Development at Pulaski Technical College, please contact:

Jayne Pyle
Director, Professional Development Institute
Pulaski Technical College
3000 W. Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 812-2813
E-mail: jpyle@pulaskitech.edu

Pulaski Technical College
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 812-2200

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