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Public Sector Employee Training

Fall 2020
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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 2020 Public Sector Employee Training Catalog (pdf) for course descriptions, dates, times, locations and registration options.


  • The Supervisor’s Tool Chest

  • Powerful Leadership During Challenging Times

  • Fostering an Inclusive Climate

  • Essential Leader Series
Professional Development

  • Verbal Skills & De-escalation with Difficult Customers

  • Increasing Communication & Collaboration through DiSC

  • Keep DiSC Alive: A Refresher

  • Interpersonal Communication

  • Community Conversations About Race

  • Counteracting Implicit Bias

To register, call 541.330.4388 or view our registration instructions.

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View our Fall Public Sector Employee Training Catalog (pdf)



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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