Public Sector Employee Training

Fall 2021
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The Public Sector Partners Employee Training Program was created by Human Resources representatives from several organizations collaborating with Central Oregon Community Colleges Continuing Education program.

Partner organizations include:

  • Bend Park & Recreation District
  • City of Bend
  • City of Redmond
  • Deschutes County
  • Deschutes Public Library
  • COIC 

All participating organizations are committed to providing learning opportunities for their employees and welcome your participation in courses focusing on building professional, leadership and technology skills. Please follow the procedures required by your specific organization for approval to attend any of these courses. Have fun learning with others from public sector organizations in Central Oregon!
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Below is a list of our current course offerings. View our Fall 2021 Public Sector Employee Training Catalog (pdf) for course descriptions, dates, times and registration options.


  • Creating a Culture of Appreciation
  • The Supervisor’s Tool Chest: Get the Right Tools for the Job
  • Leadership Discussion Group: The Truth About Employee Engagement
  • Wake Up – Level Up Facilitated Leadership Conversations
  • Essential Leadership Series – Coming in Spring 2022
Professional Development

  • Special Event Featuring National Speaker Eric M. Bailey
  • Allies for Equity
  • Strategies for Recruiting & Retaining Diverse Teams
  • Increasing Communication & Collaboration through DiSC
  • Mastering Soft Skills for Professional Growth
    • Giving & Receiving Feedback
    • Productivity & Focus
  • Brain-Based Time Management
  • Project Planning
  • Workplace Spanish for Customer Service
  • Self-Paced Online Professional Development Courses
    • Writing Better Emails
    • Effective Business Writing
    • Virtual Teamwork

Technology - Self-Paced Online Courses

  • Excel Basics
  • Excel Tips & Tricks
  • Excel Advanced
  • MS Word Basics
  • PowerPoint Basics

To register, call 541-330-4388 or view our registration instructions.

Fall 2021 Public Sector Catalog

View our Fall Public Sector Employee Training Catalog (pdf)



Registration Information

Location Codes

General Information/Cancellations


Contact COCC

Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Human Resource Contacts:

Bend Park & Recreation District
Theresa Albert

City of Bend
Amanda Toms

City of Redmond
Katie Graham

Deschutes County
Jason Bavuso

Deschutes Public Library
Jennifer Palmer

Rachael Nellis