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ADMINISTRATION

Executive Director
Stephen Davis
(919) 743-5635
Assistant Director
Amy D. Acord
(919) 743-5646 
Administrative Officer 
Karen Loveland
(919) 743-5632
Continuing Education
Glenda Ryan
(919) 743-5642
At-Need Services/ Licensure
Amy D. Acord
(919) 743-5646
Traineeship
 
(919) 733-9380

PRENEED SERVICES

Preneed Program Manager
Paul Richardson
(919) 743-5637
Senior Preneed Services Specialist
Rebecca Williams
(919) 743-5639 
Preneed Services Specialist    
Phyllecia Townsend-Banks    
(919) 743-5641

Classroom Continuing Education Courses

After NCBFS-Sponsored Courses, Classroom Listings Are Categorized Alphabetically Per Sponsor

Contact the course Sponsor for more information, or call Glenda Ryan at (919) 733-9380.

Contact:  Steve Ertzberger   (704) 460-4425


"Surviving The Epidemic — April 2021"
   ($50 / 5 Hours)

 
  • 04-12-21  (9:00 am - 3:00 pm, lunch 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)  Ashelawn Memorial Chapel, 3470 US-221, Crumpler, NC 28617
  • Contact:  Jennifer Werthman   312-245-1077


    "CANA's Crematory Operations Certificate Program — 2021"
     
  • Virtual & In-Person Options  

  • See Online & In-Person course options at https://www.cremationassociation.org/page/COCP

    Contact:  Mary Andres Russell   812-577-7800   mrussell@auroracasket.com


    "Casket Selection: Helping Families See Value"
       (No Fee / 1 Hour)

     
  • Various dates/times in 2021  (Offered Virtually and In Person)  

  • "The Beauty, Characteristics and Value of Wood and Metal Caskets"
       (No Fee / 1 Hour)

     
  • Various dates/times in 2021  (Offered Virtually and In Person)  
  • Contact:  Jackie Ellis   262-789-1880  


    "NFDA Arranger Training Program — 2021 (In Person/Virtual)"
       (8 Hours)

     
  • January - December 2021 (Various dates throughout the year)   Various Locations

  • * * * OFFERED BOTH AS IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL COURSE * * * MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW:

    https://portal.nfda.org/Education/Arranger-Training

    "NFDA Cremation Certification Program — 2021 (In Person/Virtual)"
       (6 Hours)

     
  • January - December 2021 (Various dates throughout the year)  Various Locations

  • * * * OFFERED BOTH AS IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL COURSE * * * MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW:

    http://www.nfda.org/education/cremationcertification

    Contact:  TWILA DICKERSON   (804) 784-7347


    "FTC Funeral Rule: Are Changes on the Horizon?, Funeral Service in a Pandemic, and OSHA Enforcement: Method to the Madness — April 2021"
       ($150 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 04-19-21  (2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)  Paul Funeral Home, 900 John Small Avenue, Washington, NC 27889
  • 04-21-21  (10:30 am - 1:30 pm)  Twiford Funeral Home - Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  • 04-23-21  (10:30 am - 1:30 pm)  Twiford Funeral Home, Colony Chapel, 500 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC 27954
  • 04-29-21  (11:15 am - 2:15 pm)  Cox-Needham Funeral Services, 822 West Main Street, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041

  • "FTC Funeral Rule: Are Changes on the Horizon?, Funeral Service in a Pandemic, and OSHA Enforcement: Method to the Madness — May 2021"
       ($150 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 05-19-21  (12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  • 05-20-21  (12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

  • "OSHA On Target: Hitting the Bulls Eye / OSHA Workplace Safety — April 2021"
       ($150 / 2 Hours)

     
  • 04-08-21  (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)  Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 1300 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534
  • 04-19-21  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Paul Funeral Home, 900 John Small Avenue, Washington, NC 27889
  • 04-21-21  (8:00 am - 10:00 am)  Twiford Funeral Home - Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  • 04-23-21  (8:00 am - 10:00 am)  Twiford Funeral Home, Colony Chapel, 500 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC 27954
  • 04-26-21  (9:00 am - 11:00 am)  Gentry Family Funeral Service, 5108 US Highway 601, Yadkinsville, NC 27055
  • 04-28-21  (8:00 am - 10:00 am)  Bennett Funeral Service, 7878 NC Highway 16, Newton, NC 28658
  • 04-29-21  (9:00 am - 11:00 am)   Cox-Needham Funeral Services, 822 West Main Street, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041

  • "OSHA On Target: Hitting the Bulls Eye / OSHA Workplace Safety — May 2021"
       ($150 / 2 Hours)

     
  • 05-19-21  (3:00 am - 5:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  • 05-20-21  (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  • 05-21-21  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 US 264 West, Wilson, NC 27894
  • Contact:  Stephanie Favia   847-236-9401   stefanief@selectedfuneralhomes.org


    "2021 Spring Management Summit — April 2021"
       (Members: $495 first person, $395 additional   /   Non-Members: $150 per CE Hour / Potential for 7.5 Hours)

     
  • 04-28-21 to 04-30-21  (3 day event)   (Various Time Schedule)  
    Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District, 415 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403

  • Offered Virtually and In Person

    Contact:   Michael Wilson   (828) 434-5985   mawilson94@charter.net


    " Matters of Life and Death ― April 2021"
       ( $65 (lunch included) / 5 Hours )

     
  • 04-14-21  (9:00 am - 2:30 pm)  Townson-Rose Funeral Home, 409 Kent Street, Andrews, NC 28901

  • " Matters of Life and Death — May 2021"
       ($65 (lunch included) / 5 Hours)

     
  • 05-24-21  (9:00 am - 2:30 pm)  Golden Corral, 4928 Khan Drive, Lumberton, NC 28358

  • " Matters of Life and Death — October 2021"
       ($65 (lunch included) / 5 Hours)

     
  • 10-05-21  (9:00 am - 2:30 pm)  Hickory Funeral Home, 1031 11th Avenue Blvd. SE, Hickory, NC 28602

  • "Matters of Life and Death ― December 2021"
       ($65 (lunch included) / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-03-21  (9:00 am - 2:30 pm)  Golden Corral, 2300 East Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054
  • 12-10-21  (9:00 am - 2:30 pm)  Golden Corral, I-40 & Lenoir, 1053 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. SE, Hickory, NC 28602
  • Questions should be directed to sponsor per contact information listed above for appropriate course section. If unable to reach sponsor, call Glenda Ryan at (919) 733-9380.