Upcoming Webinars

January 26, 2021

2021 Career Trends

Presented by: Peter and Scott Sibley

Peter and Scott Sibley will spur your curiosity about the rise of “Agents of Innovation” who will be essential for industries to survive and flourish post-COVID-19.

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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM PST / 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
February 11, 2021

Everyone is a Member of the Cybersecurity Team

Presented by: Chris Simpson

In this non-technical presentation, Chris Simpson and Bill Reid will discuss some of the recent cyber attacks and how they happened. They will discuss how people and systems are targeted by cyber attackers and how everyone in an organization can help prevent and detect cyber attacks.

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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM PST / 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
February 18, 2021

The Black History Celebration will take place on Thursday, February 18, at 2p.m. PT. Ms. LaCrisia Gilbert, NU’s Ombudsman, will lead a discussion forum before the main event, followed by our speaker, Dr. Saul Lankster. The purpose is to highlight the historical and present challenges of African American families and to describe the value of …

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST

Past Webinars

April 24, 2020

Session I – The Top Five Most Important Strategies to Be an Effective Virtual Teacher

Panel discussion presented by: Dr. Steve Halfaker, Retired Superintendent and Online Professor; Dr. Nancy Rohland, Executive VP, National University; Dr. Colin Marlaire, Vice Provost, Northcentral University; Dr. Andrew Shean CAO, National Education Partners; and Dr. Shannon McCarty, VP Teaching and Learning, National University

Our panel of experts will kick off the “High Five” with a discussion of best practices you can implement in the initial transition from traditional classroom instruction to the online learning space. Each of these experienced educators will share specific ideas and answer questions that will give you a strong foundation and a taste of what the series holds in the weeks to come.

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May 1, 2020

Session II – Creating Digital Presence in the Virtual Classroom

Presented by: Dr. Andrew Shean, CAO, National Education Partners

Join Dr. Andy Shean – online leader and former PUSD district Teacher of the Year – to learn best practices and tools for manifesting yourself in the digital space as a real human. Dr. Shean will share advice for building a sense of connection with students while fostering curiosity and reflection. Together, you’ll tackle important questions, such as: “How does one inspire a student to be a curious, critical thinker, and a self-directed learner with a reflective lens?”

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May 8, 2020

Session III – Teaching through Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

Presented by: Dr. Colin Marlaire, Vice Provost, Northcentral University

Dr. Colin Marlaire holds more than 15 years’ experience in high school and higher education as a teacher and an academic administrator. Learn the best practices for student engagement and online instructional feedback and assessment Dr. Marlaire has developed throughout his career. You’ll gain insight to the most effective tools and strategies for helping students stay engaged with their studies and with you as the instructor.

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May 15, 2020

Session IV – Practical Application for Teaching STEAM in a Virtual Classroom

Presented by: Dr. Shannon McCarty, VP, Teaching and Learning, National University

With an expansive career in physical science education and academic affairs, Dr. Shannon McCarty will lead our webinar about teaching STEAM, STEM, and disciplines that rely on a lab learning environment. You’ll learn new approaches to these particularly challenging subjects to teach in the virtual classroom. Dr. McCarty will address key questions, including “What are some resources, ideas and go-to strategies that save the day for STEAM teachers?”

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May 22, 2020

Session V – The Future of Virtual Education: What’s Next?

Presented by: Dr. Michael Kolodziej, VP of Operations, ELM Learning

This is just the beginning of the virtual learning evolution. Join Dr. Michael Kolodziej for a discussion on new models for situated and applied learning, and opportunities this brings for the online learning space. You’ll be looking ahead to the ways education will likely change, and what you can do to adapt and thrive as an educator in exciting, albeit challenging, times.

November 18, 2020

NU Speaker Series

COVID-19: Current Trends and What's Next

Presented by: Tyler Smith, PhD

As we approach the year mark for the suspected first case of COVID-19, Dr. Tyler Smith will unveil current COVID-19 trends, provide insight of those working in the trenches to combat the virus, and an overview of what’s next to come.

December 9, 2020

How to Survive Financially During These Uncertain Times

Description: Brent M. Wilsey provides financial advice and discusses how people can pivot in response to these changing times during COVID-19 and post COVID-19.

January 21, 2021

How to Pay for College

Ready to earn your degree but not sure how to finance it? National University is offering a free webinar, “How to Pay for College,” designed to help you find the resources you need to continue your education.