Pearl River Community College

Professional Development Sessions - SPRING 2018

Date Time/Location Facilitator Topic Description

January 9 - February 9

Online Ms. Buffy Matthews TEO Canvas Basics The TEO: Canvas Basics course is designed to prepare instructors to utilize the tools in Canvas to
create and manage course materials.  The course is divided into 5 modules and completion time is estimated 5-weeks. 

Tuesday,
January 23, 2018

11:00 a.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
Mr. Doug Rowell Emergency Action Training Everyone is invited, new employees are strongly encouraged to attend.  Preparedness and Action-Plan training will be covered. 

Tuesday,
January 30, 2018

11:00 a.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
Ms. Julie Ray Insurance Q & A What is tax sheltering?  Where can I find my information?  What is flex benefits?  Attend this Q & A session to have these questions answered and more. 

Thursday,
February 22, 2018

11:00 a.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
Dr. Jana Causey PERS Info This is an overview of MS retirement system and how to make it work best for you.

Tuesday,
February 27, 2018

11:00 a.m.
West Dining Room
Poplarville
Mr. Doug Rowell PAWS Self Defense Training:
Session 1
Information on self-protection, self-defense, de-escalation, and survival.  This is an active class where strategies are practiced, so dress comfortably.  This class will range across 4 sessions.  Attending all 4 classes is strongly encouraged but not mandatory.
Tuesday,
March 6, 2018
11:00 a.m.
West Dining Room
Poplarville
Mr. Doug Rowell PAWS Self Defense Training:
Session 2
Information on self-protection, self-defense, de-escalation, and survival.  This is an active class where strategies are practiced, so dress comfortably.  This class will range across 4 sessions.  Attending all 4 classes is strongly encouraged but not mandatory.
Thursday,
March 8, 2018
11:00 a.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
Ms. Tina Coleman Career Coach Utilization, Overview & Tips
Thursday,
March 22, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
Dr. Amy Townsend

Degree Works and Argos - 
Tools for Advising

This is for those who have not completed the training in the fall or who would simply like a refresher course. 
Tuesday,
March 27, 2018
11:00 a.m.
West Dining Room
Poplarville
Mr. Doug Rowell

PAWS Self Defense Training:
Session 3

Information on self-protection, self-defense, de-escalation, and survival.  This is an active class where strategies are practiced, so dress comfortably.  This class will range across 4 sessions.
Attending all 4 classes is strongly encouraged but not mandatory.
Thursday,
March 29, 2018
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Room 113, Building 5
FCC
Dr. Amy Townsend

Degree Works and Argos - 
Tools for Advising

This is for those who have not completed the training in the fall or who would simply like a refresher course. 
Tuesday,
April 3, 2018
11:00 a.m.
West Dining Room
Poplarville
Mr. Doug Rowell

PAWS Self Defense Training:
Session 4

Information on self-protection, self-defense, de-escalation, and survival.  This is an active class where strategies are practiced, so dress comfortably.  This class will range across 4 sessions.
Attending all 4 classes is strongly encouraged but not mandatory.
Monday,
April 16, 2018
2:00 p.m.
Science Building
Room 114
Ms. Melinda Miller

Brown Bag Session

"Smart" Notebooks: Rocketbook Notebooks
Thursday,
April 19, 2018
11:00 a.m.
Science Building
Room 114
Ms. Emily Carlisle/
Dr. Ross Setze

Brown Bag Session

Fun Apps and Software by Emily Carlisle/
Equation Editor in Canvas by Ross Setze
Tuesday,
May 15, 2018
10:30 a.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
IT Training Specialist

Banner INB

Come check out the new Banner Administration Pages (AKA: Banner INB).  Navitage through Banner in CHROME or Firefox!
Wednesday,
May 16, 2018
1:30 p.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
IT Training Specialist Banner INB Come check out the new Banner Administration Pages (AKA: Banner INB).  Navitage through Banner in CHROME or Firefox!
Tuesday, 
May 29, 2018
10:30 a.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
IT Training Specialist Banner INB Come check out the new Banner Administration Pages (AKA: Banner INB).  Navitage through Banner in CHROME or Firefox!
Wednesday,
May 30, 2018
1:30 p.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
IT Training Specialist Banner INB Come check out the new Banner Administration Pages (AKA: Banner INB).  Navitage through Banner in CHROME or Firefox!
Monday,
June 25, 2018
10:00 a.m.
IT Training Room
Poplarville
Shannon Rojas Office 365 Training Come learn the new updates for Office 365.
You may choose multiple events. Please register for the event 2 days before the event.