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.

April 2017

HR Management: Generation Gaps

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 8:00AM - 11:00AM

The workplace can present challenges to management in terms of handling the different generations present. As older workers delay retiring and younger workers are entering the workforce, the work environment has become a patchwork of varying perspectives and experiences, and all valuable.

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HR Management: Hiring & Firing

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 8:00AM - 11:00AM

Hiring the right person is more about skills and abilities; it is about finding the right combination of skills, attitude, and fit for your organization's culture.

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HR Management: Hiring & Firing

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 8:00AM - 11:00AM

Hiring the right person is more about skills and abilities; it is about finding the right combination of skills, attitude, and fit for your organization's culture.

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Building Inclusive Communities: What to Know When Working with Sexual Minorities

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Registration: 8:30 a.m. Presentation: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Join Rev. Joe Amico, an international speaker on LGBTQ addiction issues, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADC-I), Certified Addictions Specialist (Alcohol, other drugs and sex addiction), and radio talk show host, as he discusses what those in the helping profession need to know when dealing with sexual minorities.

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Interpreting for Deaf Plus Students

Friday, April 21, 2017; 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 22, 2017; 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This valuable training is intended to help those attending develop greater awareness of the needs of deaf students who have one or more disabilities.

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Davis Autism Institute - Stepping Stones

Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, 2017

This is an introductory program developed for younger individuals who are on the autistic spectrum and /or are struggling to meet early childhood development milestones and for those with limited language or low functioning ASD.  Its aim is to provide the opportunity to gain sufficient knowledge and skills to actively support the development of early life and social concepts.

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2017 Administrative Professional Conference

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join us at the Administrative Professional Conference for an invigorating day that will recharge your attitude at work and beyond!

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May 2017

HR Management: Workplace Diversity

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 8:00AM - 11:00AM

With the world becoming more mobile and diverse, diversity has taken on a new importance in the workplace. Your participants will be able to use strategies for removing barriers and stereotypes, and to encourage diversity in the workplace and even through their community.

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Leadercast

Friday, May 5, 2017 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WWhat does it mean to be powered by purpose? Why do purpose matter?  Why do defined values drive a strong culture and intentional leadership inspire amazing results?   Come to Leadercast 2017 – where every detail of the experience is purposefully crafted to inspire and engage you in surprising and meaningful ways. This event will be available at the NTC Wausau, Antigo, Medford, Phillips and Spencer campuses.  You may have attended leadership events in the past.  This one is different.  National leadership experts will share actionable advisse which you can use immediately.  Inspire yourself, inspire your team.  This event will help drive you and your organization to new levels.

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HR Management: Workplace Diversity

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 8:00AM - 11:00AM

With the world becoming more mobile and diverse, diversity has taken on a new importance in the workplace. Your participants will be able to use strategies for removing barriers and stereotypes, and to encourage diversity in the workplace and even through their community.

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2017 Tactical Training Expo

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - Friday, May 19, 2017

The Tactical Training Expo will be held at Northcentral Technical College and the Marathon County ranges with an exciting new line up of courses and instructors.

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Substance Abuse: It's Everybody's Business

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 8:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

Drug overdoses and deaths have become a major problem across the United States. Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. with 52,404 deaths in 2015. Deaths from opioid overdose totaled 20,101 along side 12,999 people dying from heroin-related overdoses. Conversations in our communities need to include our businesses, education and healthcare sectors, raising widespread awareness, accountability and understanding that addiction is a chronic disease, that recovery is possible, and that a community-wide recovery eco-system is necessary.

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Wisconsin Sales and Use Tax Seminar

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) and Northcentral Technical College are hosting a Wisconsin Sales and Tax Seminar for new or existing businesses. The seminar will help new businesses gain an understanding of sales and use tax information, helping to avoid costly errors.  A tax expert will present on: What is Sales and Use Tax Who Is Responsible What Sales Are Taxable Where Does The Sale Take Place Sales And Use Tax Exemptions Filing Requirements Recordkeeping Statute Of Limitations

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June 2017

SBIRT: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

Thursday, June 15 1PM - 5PM or Thursday, June 22 8AM - 12:00PM

Concerned about the opioid epidemic? Binge drinking?  Intoxicated driving? Value-based reimbursement? SBIRT can help! The Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (WIPHL), in partnership with Prevent Suicide Marathon County, are pleased to offer a four-hour trainings on SBIRT - alcohol and drug Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment.  SBIRT is an evidence-based, cost-saving approach that a variety of professionals can use to help the people they serve reduce their drinking, drug use and related health and social consequences.

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August 2017

Kiln Drying Seminar

August 7 - 10, 2017; 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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The Reid Technique of Interview and Interrogation

August 15 – 18, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The style, appearance and approach of the successful interviewer and interrogator will be covered, as well as the room settings conducive to these activities. There are 3 main components this training covers.

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September 2017

Fully Involved

Saturday, September 30 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Fully Involved is geared toward fire professionals who wish to expand their abilities in leadership. This presentation is for anyone who wishes to lead at any level, from firefighter to chief officer. Throughout the presentation, Mark VonAppen takes participants through the leadership principles as outlined in the Fully Involved standard of performance: • Do your job • Treat people right • Give all out effort • Have an all-in attitude Participants of Fully Involved will have the opportunity to share and exchange leadership styles as well as learn about the Fully Involved 10/10 leadership pact.

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October 2017

Heroin on Steroids: Impact of Fentanyl, W-18 and U-47700

Monday, October 2, 2017 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

This one day course was designed to educate about the exploding trend of synthetic opioids. In many jurisdictions around the country already affected by illicit Fentanyl, W-18/carfentanil, and U-47700 this course has become mandatory. If your agency has not encountered these substances yet, you will! The course covers what these dangerous substances are, what they look like, where they come from and how to protect yourself from potentially deadly contact. The instructor will provide information on how to initiate and safely investigate cases involving these substances that are up to 1000 times more potent than other narcotics on the street.

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