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Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs

Written from an interview with Joel A. English, Executive Vice President and Kenneth Cooper Alexander, Chancellor, Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Tidewater Tech
Centura College has made a commitment to add renewable energy programs to its offerings, and plans to take renewable energy to the next level in career and technical education. The timing is certainly right with its newest program, wind turbine maintenance, as nearly 400 wind turbines are built or under construction in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance and Tidewater Tech Create Partnerships That Promote Community-Based Education

Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance and Tidewater Tech Create Partnerships That Promote Community-Based Education

Written from an interview with Joel A. English, Executive Vice President and Kenneth Cooper Alexander, Chancellor, Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Tidewater Tech
Joel English, executive vice president, and Kenneth Alexander, new chancellor, of Centura College, the Aviation Institute of Maintenance and Tidewater Tech look forward to the opportunities for their schools as they continue to expand partnerships and start new programs to fill workforce gaps.

Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs

Remote Teaching –Thriving or Surviving?

By Larry Banks, Ph.D., Teaching and Learning Consultant, EduShare, LLC
Effective remote instruction starts with faculty carefully combing learning principles with learning technologies. To motivate students, faculty need to identify course outcomes that matter, be efficient and respectful of time on task, apply concepts to show relevance to the workplace, and provide frequent, confidence-building feedback.

Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs

Program Outlook in the Context of a Pandemic

By Robert Keiser, Executive Director, Southeastern College and Southeastern Institute
As colleges and universities plan their future, they are considering today’s pandemic and the uncertainty of whether COVID-19 will have a long-standing impact. The paradigm of immediate versus long-standing impact must be considered in the context of program additions and program teach-outs.

Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs

Faculty Mentoring: A Valuable Investment to Future Academic Success

By Tina D. Barbour Taylor, Ph.D., MSN, RN, Fortis Institute Pensacola, Florida
What is faculty mentoring and how can it be an asset to academic success? The purpose of this article is to provide information on the importance of faculty mentoring and how quality faculty mentoring can lead to successful academic programs.

Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs

The With-it-ness Factor: How to Engage and Motivate the Adult Student

By Steven Roth, Ed.D., Professor, Education and Brian Keintz, Ph.D., Professor, Education, Keiser University Graduate School
The concept of with-it-ness is the teacher’s awareness of what is occurring in the classroom without witnessing the actions taking place (Kounin, 1977). This article discusses how teachers can achieve with-it-ness in the classroom including the ability to manage, control and set the tone for a positive learning setting.

Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs

Ten Traits of a Highly Effective Instructor

By P. Michael Lanouette, Ph.D., Regional Director of Operations, Centura College/Tidewater Tech/AIM
Highly effective instructors are one of the critical components in creating and maintaining a highly effective school. The traits defined in this article were developed after watching hundreds of instructors across the country and matching them to quantifiable effectiveness.

Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs

The Valley College Student Life Cycle

By Richard Lombardo, Ph.D., Vice-President of Education and Development, Valley College
The Valley College Student Life Cycle has been designed to bring a balanced, comprehensive, and personalized approach to students by breaking down silos and creating a defined and transparent educational journey that is fully synthesized with our Career Services team to ensure that we not only fulfill the educational needs of our students but also, properly prepare our students to enter their chosen industry where they can bring sustainable value to that industry for years to come.

Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs