COVID-19 Response and Reopening

Public Sector Employee Training

Spring 2021
Color-Block Divider Wide

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!
Color-Block Divider

Below is a list of our current course offerings. View our Spring 2021 Public Sector Employee Training Catalog (pdf) for course descriptions, dates, times and registration options.


  • Powerful Leadership During Uncertian Times

  • Building Trust: Define It & Apply It!

  • Essential Leader Series

  • The Supervisor's Tool Chest
Professional Development

  • Thriving in the Remote Office

  • Emotional Intelligence: Realizing Your True Potential

  • Compassionately Working with Homeless Individuals

  • Increasing Communication & Collaboration through DiSC

  • Mastering Soft Skills for Professional Growth
    • Thriving in Ambiguity
    • Building Resilience at Work

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.

Spring 2021 Public Sector Catalog

View our Spring 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
Carina LaDelle

City of Redmond
Katie Graham

Deschutes County
Jason Bavuso

Deschutes Public Library
Jennifer Palmer

Rachael Nellis