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Classroom Courses

Board Staff Direct Contact Information

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
Deborah Adams
(919) 743-5636

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


 

Classroom Courses Sponsored Outside of NCBFS

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

Contact:  Christie Carpenter   (770) 445-3180   staff@ageg.org


"2020 Annual Clinic"
   (10 Hours)

 
  • Event in Georgia * * * CANCELLED * * *   

  • * * * Upcoming Webinars via Zoom are available for some course content on 10-14-20, 10-21-20, and 10-28-20 * * * — MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW:

    https://ncbfs.org/licensee-resources/continuing-education/webinars/

    Contact:  Jennifer Werthman   jennifer@cremationassociation.org   (312) 245-1077


    "CANA’s Crematory Operations Certification Program"
       ($495 Member/$595 Nonmember / 8 Hours (6 in-person, 2 online))

     
  • 10-08-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  Holiday Inn Express, 16 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
  • 11-10-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston, TX 77090

  • See Online course options at https://www.cremationassociation.org/page/COCP

    Contact:  Christie Carpenter   770-592-8002


    "Webinars via Zoom (to assist with Continuing Education due to 2020 Convention Cancellation)"
       (Member: $20 / Non-Member $30 / 1 Hour per Webinar)

     
  • 10-01-20 and 10-08-20  (09:00 am - 10:00 am — (Eastern Time)  

  • * * * Upcoming Webinars via Zoom are available October 2020 * * * — MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW:

    https://ncbfs.org/licensee-resources/continuing-education/webinars/

    Contact:  David Clark   800-422-2011, Ext. 1021   dclark@ihlic.com


    "Professionalism and Knowledge in Handling Death Claims and Grief"
       ($40 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 10-26-20  (9:00 am - 4:00 pm, lunch 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)   Holiday Inn Express – The Vineyard, 351 Vineyards Crossing, Lexington, NC 27295

  • MUST PREREGISTER - LIMITED SEATS - CALL DAVID CLARK AT 1-800-422-2011, EXT. 1021

    Contact:  Cole Warner   (336) 475-5444   cwarner@hospiceofdavidson.org


    "Grief Counseling: The Best Clinical, Practical and Integrative Skills & Interventions"
       ($50 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 10-08-20 *** RESTRUCTURED AS WEBINAR ***   MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW.  

    https://ncbfs.org/licensee-resources/continuing-education/webinars/
  • Contact:  Glenda Stransbury   405-810-9501


    "Certified Funeral Celebrants"
       (Contact Sponsor ($900-$1200) / Potential for 17 Hours)

     
  • 09-28-20 to 09-30-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Oklahoma City, OK / InSight Institute
  • 10-16-20 to 10-18-20 (3 day event)  New Orleans, LA / NFDA   *** CANCELLED ***
  • 10-27-20 to 10-29-20 (3 day event)  Albany, NY / NYSFDA   *** CANCELLED ***
  • Contact:  Thomas Parmalee   732-746-0201   tparmalee@kbpublications.com


    "Cremation Strategies Conference"
       ($495 / 5.5 Hours)

     
  • 12-02-20  (8:00 am – 4:00 pm)  Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville

  • "Funeral Service Business Plan Conference"
       ($795 / 10.5 Hours)

     
  • 12-03-20 - 12-04-20 (2 day event)  (8:00 am – 4:00 pm)  Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville
  • Contact:  Jackie Ellis   262-789-1880  


    "NFDA Arranger Training Program - 2020"
       (10 Hours)

     
  • January - December 2020 (Various dates throughout the year)  Various Locations

  • "NFDA Cremation Certification Program – 2020"
       (6 Hours)

     
  • * * * RESTRUCTURED AS VIRUTAL COURSES * * * MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW:

      http://www.nfda.org/education/cremationcertification
  • Contact:  Brett Lisenbee   (919) 218-8083   blisenbee@ncbfs.org


    "Webinars for Crematory Review, FTC Review, and Preneed Review"
       ($25 per attendee / Preneed Review:  3 Hours   /  FTC Review: 2 Hours   /   Cremation Review: 2 Hours)

     
  • October and November 2020  Webinars: Cisco Webex Meetings

  • — MORE DETAILS ABOUT THESE VIRTUAL COURSES AT LINK BELOW:

    https://ncbfs.org/licensee-resources/continuing-education/webinars

    Contact:  Twila Dickerson   (804) 784-7347


    "FTC - Trivia"
       ($150 / 1 Hour)

     
  • 10-01-20  (10:30 am - 11:30 am)  Posey Funeral Directors, 1307 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta, SC 29841

  • "FTC Trivia A Back to Basics, Words Matter-The Language We Use and Effective Communication w/ Families we serve, and Americans w/Disabilty Act Compliance"
       ($150 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 11-09-20  (10:30 am - 1:30 pm)  Moody Funeral Services, Inc., 206 West Pine Street, Mt. Airy, NC 27030

  • "OSHA Training - Workplace Safety It’s No Laughing Matter"
       ($150 / 2 Hours)

     
  • 10-01-20  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham Chapel, 1113 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
  • 10-01-20  (3:30 pm - 5:30 pm)  Walker’s Funeral Home, 120 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
  • 10-01-20  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Posey Funeral Directors, 1307 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta, SC 29841
  • 10-26-20  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Lady’s Funeral Home, 268 North Cannon Boulevard, Kannapolis, NC 28083
  • 10-27-20  (8:00 am - 10:00 am)  Elkin Funeral Service, 560 Highway 268 West, Elkin, NC 28621
  • 10-28-20  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Stanly Funeral Home, 1835 Badin Road, Albemarle, NC 28002
  • 10-29-20  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 846 East Stagecoach Trail, Fallston, NC 28042
  • 11-09-20  (08:00 am - 10:00 am)  Moody Funeral Services, Inc., 206 West Pine Street, Mt. Airy, NC 27030
  • Contact:  Stefanie favia, Partners & Meetings Manager   847-236-9401


    "2020 Annual Meeting"
       (Members:  $699 first person, $449 additional / Nonmembers:  $150 per CE Hour / Potential for 10)

     
  • 09-30-20 – 10-03-20  (4 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Le Westin Montreal, 270 Saint-Antoine Street West, Montreal, Quebeck H2Y 0A3, Canada
  • Contact:  Michael Wilson   (828) 434-5985


    "NC Preneed:  Regulations, Ethics, & Consumer Options"
       ($65 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 10-06-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Hickory Funeral Home, 1031 11th Avenue SE, Hickory, NC 28602
  • 10-07-20  Burlington, NC       *** CANCELLED ***
  • 10-12-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included )  Golden Corral, 4928 Khan Drive, Lumberton, NC 28358
  • 11-12-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, fee = $55)  Penland Family Funeral Service, 125 South Avenue, Swannanoa, NC 28778
  • 12-02-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215
  • 12-10-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, I-40 and Lenoir Rhyne Blvd., Hickory, NC 28601
  • 12-14-20  Gastonia, NC    * * * CANCELLED * * *
  • 12-18-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 1053 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. SE, Hickory, NC 28601

  • PLEASE NOTE: Class size is limited to social-distancing guidelines. Face masks are required and will be provided if needed. Pre-registration is required.
    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.