Public Sector Employee Training

Fall 2019 
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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 2019 Public Sector Employee Training Catalog (pdf) for course descriptions, dates, times, locations and registration options.

Professional Development

  • Become a Valuable Team Member Through StrengthsFinder      
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Impeccable Agreements
  • Increasing Communication & Collaboration Through DiSC
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Three Keys to Successful Presentations
  • Telling the Truth: A Way to Have the Difficult Conversation that Works!
  • The Digital Generation: Why Writing Skills Mean More Than Ever
  • Managing Your Time & Increasing Your Productivity


  • Get On Board: Diversity & Inclusion Practices for a Better Workplace
  • Mentoring & Developing Your Team
  • Navigating State Leave Laws for Supervisors
  • Reframe Performance Management
  • The Supervisor’s Tool Chest
  • Essential Leader Fall Program


  • Excel: Getting Started
  • Excel: Intermediate Topics
  • Excel: Advanced Topics
  • Outlook Basics
  • Outlook: Intermediate Skills
  • Creating Accessible Documents

To register, call 541.330.4388 or view our registration instructions.

Public Sector 2019 Employee Training Catalog

View our Fall 2019 Public
Sector Employee Training Catalog (pdf)



Registration Information

Location Codes

General Information/Cancellations


Contact COCC

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Human Resource Contacts:

Bend Park & Recreation District
Theresa Albert

City of Bend
Ed Martinen

City of Redmond
Susan Bailey

Deschutes County
Jason Bavuso

Deschutes Public Library
Jennifer Palmer

Barbara Taylor