Professional Growth and Enrichment

Professional Development Programs

Certified Nonprofit Professional


Nonprofit Professional

Broaden your skill set, understanding, and application of nonprofit management and best practices. Enroll in any of the upcoming courses, complete all eight to receive the CPN Certification. Offered both onsite and online, all eight courses will be available on an annual basis.

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Hire Rising Stars and Conducting Successful Evaluations


EmployeeEvaluation

Selecting the right employees can truly help move your company or organization forward. Once you have those strong individuals, conducting effective performance evaluations can foster a positive work environment and give managers and supervisors an approach to conducting effective employee performance evaluations.

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Understanding Nonprofit Financial Statements and Annual Tax Compliance


Nonprofit Finance

Get an in-depth overview of a 501c3's financial essentials! You'll feel more confident in understanding and communicate all nonprofit financial data whether you're a board member, nonprofit manager, or executive director. 

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Supercharge Your Social Media Visuals - For Non-Designers


SuperCharge Social Media

Ever wonder how all those people on social media seem to have the skills and resources to create beautifully branded, attention grabbing graphics? In this workshop, you'll be the inside track for a secret arsenal of tools marketers of all skill levels use to create engaging on-brand visuals.

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Annual Emergency Medical Care Summer Seminar


EMC Summer Seminar

This annual conference will take place July 20th-22nd, 2017. This years' theme is Shock, as the undifferentiated shock presents an even greater challenge for clinicians in the emergency care setting. Conference presentations include influential speakers that lead the industry, exciting sessions addressing treatment, strategies and more.

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Worldview Leadership


Worldview Leadership

This one-week summer intensive leadership training where International and U.S leaders will participate in active learning and implementation sessions on topics including leadership styles, strengths, diversity, communication, negotiation, and persuasion.

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Pharmacy Technician Program


Pharmacy Technician Program

This program prepares you to pursue your certification and enter the field as a Pharmacy Technician. With the constant availability of new drugs, a national shortage of pharmacists, as well as the aging population more and more technicians are being employed to meet our nation's growing health care demands.

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Annual Communicative Disorders Conference


Communicative Disorders

Continuing education pertinent to speech-language pathologists, educators, and other allied health professionals. With half-day and full day speakers, our topics range from speech to language, literacy disorders in children to cognitive impairment in adults. 

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Crisis Communication Planning and Response


Crisis Communication

Crises are a fact of life. Regardless of the type of organization, we are all at risk. Natural disasters occur unexpectedly and wreak havoc. This hands-on workshop will explore the key principles of effective crisis communication, leadership imperative, crisis communication plans and more.

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Teacher Education


Teacher Trainings

These online courses for continuing education credit and teacher training are offered in partnership with Ed2Go as well as Western Carolina University's Faculty. Professional Development, Short Courses and Graduate Programs are all available.

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Online Career Training


Online Career Training

These self-paced, ninety-day, certificate courses allow students to be paired with an instructor for one-on-one assistance. These courses are provided in partnership with Gatlin Educational Services.  

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Online Courses


Ed2Go Online Courses

In cooperation with Ed2Go, a national provider of online instruction, these online courses are offered on a monthly basis and cover a wide variety of skills and board interests. 

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