Critical Thinking

2014-2015 Critical Thinking Faculty Learning Community


Keith Powell

Program Chair: HVAC

Keith Powell is the Program Chairman for AHR (Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration).  He likes to golf, write (has a textbook coming out this year), and spending time with his family.  Mr. Powell received a Bachelor in Management from the University of Phoenix.

Terina Lathe

Instructor: Sociology

Terina Lathe is a full-time sociology instructor at Central Piedmont Community college and has been

employed since 2001.  She has two beautiful children and is dedicated to spending most of her time with them.  Whenever she gets a chance, Mrs. Lathe likes to read and puttering around in her garden.  She has a Master in Sociology and is currently enrolled at NCSU, Ed.D Adult and Community College Education Program (expected graduation, December 2013.)  Her goal in this FLC is to better break down critical thinking in a way that aligns more with a working-class culture, so that these students can spend less time translating her middle-class assumptions of teaching/learning, and focus instead on the skill of critical thinking.

Loretta Evivie

Division Director: Business and Accounting

Joey Anderson

Instructor: Mathematics

Steve Scott

Division Director: Information Technology

Steve Scott is a full time faculty member in the Information Technology department.  He is the Program Chair in digital forensics.  He received his Bachelors in Industrial Technology with information and Computer Technology concentration at East Carolina University. His interests are motorcycle racing, computers and family.  Mr. Scott hopes to consult with others in the critical thinking FLC who are implementing critical thinking in their curriculums regarding their success and methodology in lower level course.


Nina Neal

Program Chair: Paralegal Technology

Program Chair: Paralegal Technology

Nina Neal is the chair of paralegal technology which involves both program administration, maintenance of program accreditation and supervision of part-time faculty.  She instructs primarily in the areas of legal research and writing, and is a member of the Legal Writing Institute. Ms. Neal obtained her B.S. in Criminal Justice and B.A. in Political Science from UNC-Chapel Hill. Additionally, she received her Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University and practiced in the areas of wills, estates and trusts. Her interests and hobbies includes event planning, writing, exercising and baking.