Public Sector Employee Training

Spring 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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Spring 2019 course options. Click on the subject title for course descriptions, dates, times, locations and registration options.

Professional Development

  • Business Communication for Success Series
          Planning & Leading Meetings that ROCK!
          Get to the Point: Written & Verbal Communication 101
          Interpersonal Communication: Giving/Receiving Feedback & Conflict
  • Habits that Lead to Professional Excellence
  • Front Office Safety & Security (Redmond)
  • Removing Biases in the Workplace: Creating an Inclusive Culture
  • Increasing Communication & Collaboration through DiSC
  • Achieving Customer Service Excellence
  • QPR Suicide Prevention Training


  • Ignite Your Leadership Style
  • Leading Through Appreciative Inquiry: Your Coaching Superpower
  • Interviewing Essentials: Find the Best Person for the Job
  • The Supervisor’s Tool Chest: Get the Right Tools for the Job
  • Lead Worker Series


  • Excel: Getting Started
  • Excel: Intermediate Topics
  • Excel: Advanced Topics
  • PowerPoint: Getting Started
  • PowerPoint: Improve Your Presentations
  • Word: 10 Tips for Working Smarter

To register, call 541.330.4388 or view our registration instructions.

Spring 2019 Public Sector

View our Spring 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