Public Sector Employee Training

Spring 2018
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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 2018 course options. Click on the subject title for course descriptions, dates, times, locations and registration options.


  • Building Trust at Work: Define It & Apply It!
  • Creating a Respectful Workplace
  • Effective Interviewing
  • Enforcing Your Drug & Alcohol Policy: Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors
  • The Supervisors Tool Chest: Get the Right Tools for the Job
  • Essential Leader Spring Program

Professional Development

  • Increasing Communication & Collaboration through DiSC
  • Presentation Skills for Professionals
  • ADA Title II:  Welcoming Customers with Disabilities
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Accessing Your Inner Wisdom
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Telling the Truth: A Way to Have the "Difficult Conversation" that Works!


  • Creating Forms in MS Word
  • Word: 10 Tips for Working Smarter
  • Excel: Getting Started
  • Excel: 10 Tips for Working Smarter
  • Creating Accessible Documents

To register, call 541.330.4388 or view our registration instructions.


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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
(541) 617-4706

Deschutes Public Library
Tina Williams

Jane Foote