CE Conferences | Northcentral Technical College

Upcoming Conferences & Workshops

We offer a wide variety of conferences and workshops for your professional development and continuing education needs. We offer the ability to host your conference or workshop, and we are dedicated to meet the continuing education needs for any field. From planning, to registration, to day of the event coordination, we handle it all.

August 2018

Legacy Leadership - Excellence in Supervision

August 1, 2018 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This workshop provides attendees with the information necessary to be effective supervisors, who understand the vital role they play in their organization. From characteristics of superior leaders to definitive tools necessary for day-to-day operations, the content of this training is founded in years of research and experience in the government and private sector. If you want proven leadership within your organization, the education starts here.

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Kiln Drying

Monday, August 6 - Thursday, August 9, 2018 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This workshop is packed with valuable and important information for kiln operators and managers. The variety and quality of the information make this a must attend event. The workshop will focus on drying systems, controlling lumber quality, species specific drying, wood structure and drying science. Over twenty breakout topics will be covered to help you maintain a successful kiln operation.

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Reid Technique of Interview and Interrogation

August 14 - 17, 2018 8:00a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Most good interrogators can’t tell you why they are able to identify the guilty or obtain confessions, because they are relying on a “sixth sense” or “gut feeling.” Let us convert your “hunch” into an understandable and objective technique. This workshop presents a systematic, common-sense approach to a successful interrogation developed by John E. Reid and Associates through extensive research and practical experience over the past 69 years.

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Oral Interpreting

Friday, August 24; 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. & Saturday, August 25; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This course is an updated overview of how the continuum of oral interpreting may apply when working with students in the K-12 setting. Content includes a continuum of a more oral-form of interpreting, characteristics of students who may use oral interpreters, and resources that support the education of these students.Class time will be informative, reflective, and include practice of newly learned skills.

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September 2018

Hardwood Manufacturers Certificate Program

Available Fall 2018

Endorsed by the Hardwood Manufacturers Association, this unique certificate prepares learners for fast growing, in-demand positions within the hardwood manufacturing industry. This short 16 week certificate will help launch you into a life long rewarding career. All classes are taught in person and utilize Northcentral Technical College's 27,000 square foot state-of-the-art Wood Technology Center of Excellence.

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Lean Overview Training

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This one-day workshop demonstrates the principles and concepts of Lean business through lectures, videos, sample report outs and multiple hands-on simulations. It is also intended to provide management, staff and employees at all levels of your organization with a basic understanding of Lean implementation, and the benefits to be gained.

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5S Breakfast

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Do you need to start stabilizing both material and information process flows? Is a visual workplace in both the factory and office one of your goals? Do you want to reinvigorate previous 5S efforts? 5S is a proven methodology used around the world. It is a way of doing business utilizing the 5 principles of 5S those being Sort, Set-in-Order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain.

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October 2018

Leadercast Women

October 26, 2018 Check in: 7:30 a.m. Event: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The vision for Leadercast Women is to create a positive, safe, comfortable, and collaborative environment for women to have an amazing leadership experience. By creating an event where leaders at all levels and from all walks of life can hear experts share their experiences, engage in meaningful dialogue, and connect at a deeper level with others who are on that same journey, the world can be changed for the better.

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November 2018

Command and General Staff Functions for Local Incident Management Teams

Monday - Saturday, November 5-10, 2018 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This course presents training to a designated team of fire, Emergency Medical Services, public works, public health, law enforcement and other agencies as  necessary.

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January 2019

Field Training Officer

January 14 - 18, 2019 8AM -5PM

This forty-hour course is specifically designed for experienced uniformed patrol personnel selected to serve as field training officers with probationary employees.  The course emphasizes the FTO's role in assisting probationers to certify for solo patrol operations by applying the knowledge and skills acquired during basic police training/certification and using them according to agency policy, procedures and community service delivery standards and the Probationary Officer Manual training task protocols.

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February 2019


February 8, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Live2Lead is a half-day leader development experience broadcast from Georgia designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways. They'll learn from world-class leadership experts, be prepared to implement a new action plan, and start leading when they get back to the office with renewed passion and commitment.

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