The Community & Junior College Libraries Section

Our Mission

To promote state-wide cooperation among librarians at community colleges, junior colleges and technical institutes, by providing professional development opportunities through activities, programs and discussion. To fulfill the objectives of the North Carolina Library Association.


Upcoming CJCLS Webinar

Flipping With Finesse: What Really Works PDF Printable Flyer

Flipping with Finesse: What Really Works

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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Registration ends Friday, July 21.

Join an online session with Happy Gingras and Patricia Adams, two Pitt Community College teaching faculty, and their campus librarian, Angela Davis, in which they discuss the nuts and bolts of flipping and what really works in the classroom. This session will give instruction librarians a chance to talk with teaching faculty who utilize various flipping tools and active learning techniques to engage students successfully. Happy and Patricia are the authors of the forthcoming book titled Blended Learning & Flipped Classrooms: A Comprehensive Guide.

Printable Flyer [PDF]

About the presenters:

Patricia Adams has been teaching in the community college and university classroom for more than a decade. She holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from East Carolina University, and undergraduate degrees in psychology from Peace College and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She maintains a psychology practice in addition to her teaching, and provides regular professional development and consultation on flipped and blended learning. She has been honored with a number of nominations and awards, including the Excellence Award through the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), and serves on the board and as an active member in state and national professional associations.

Happy Gingras is the Director of Teaching and Learning at her large community college in North Carolina. She has  been teaching flipped and blended classes for over a decade at her school. She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in adult education from East Carolina University. She has won numerous awards including  the Excellence Award through the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and the Innovation Award through the League of Innovation. She is an active member of her state’s professional association, and has given numerous presentations on flipped and blended learning.


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2018/2019 Executive Committee Members

Alisha Webb, Guilford Tech CC, amwebb [at] gtcc [dot] edu

Vice-Chair: Jennifer Seagraves, j_seagraves [at] johnstoncc [dot] edu

Leigh Dickerson, lbdickerson [at] richmondcc [dot] edu

Directors at Large:
Catherine Lee, clee [at] cfcc [dot] edu

Lisa Shores, lisa [dot] shores [at] rccc [dot] edu