On-going Training Opportunities

Instructor Trainings

Online Teaching & Brightspace (D2L)

  • The Level 1 Instructor Training provides an introduction to core Brightspace (D2L) tools necessary for uploading content, managing grades, accepting students’ coursework, and communicating with students. Level 1 training is required for any faculty members who are using Brightspace (D2L) to deliver course documents and other content in traditional courses. To gain access to the training, contact Royce Jacomen or Josh Dean
  • The Level 2 PSCC Online Instructor Training course is required of any faculty wishing to teach online classes at Pellissippi State. To enroll or for more information, please contact the Director of PACE, Kellie Toon at 865-539-7053 or kltoon@pstcc.edu.

Trainings available to All Employees

Grow Your Skills: Be Tech Ready

This Be Tech Ready resource was created by PACE Faculty Fellow, Rachel Glazener to help guide faculty/staff to the wide variety of training resources on campus involving technology. Each category will lead you to information on getting connected on campus and training resources to grow your technology skills. Topics that will be highlighted are Brightspace and Microsoft 365 tools, and techy web applications for productivity and student engagement.

Professional Continuing Education

Lorman.com webinars on compliance, regulatory and business topics are available free to all employees, thanks to our Human Resources department. Contact Kristi Brabson in HR to get access to these trainings.

Microsoft Office

Microsoft IT Academy is available for $15 per exam to PSCC employees and students.

LinkedIn Learning

Instructional webinars on almost every software package you would want to learn are free to PSCC employees thanks to Information Services. See the ERC/Library website for information on how to access this great resource!

Recorded Presentations, Trainings and Webinars from Pellissippi State


Pellissippi State is a member of NISOD  You shouldn’t have trouble accessing their webinars, but if you do, contact Karen Sorensen.

If you know a good source of free teaching and learning webinars, please let PACE know!