Alameda County Training & Education Center


For Learners

Training and educational opportunities for Alameda County employees and organizations in the East Bay

All live in-person classes are cancelled until further notice. On-demand and live online classes are available.

Featured Classes

Difficult Conversations (LCW) – November 19

This workshop takes the participant through the steps of successful conversations from the easy to the difficult.

Difficult Conversations (LCW) – November 19

Interpersonal problems are a fact of life. Wherever you interact with people, it is likely that you will have problems from time to time. Our natural instinct may be to avoid these conversations for as long as possible, but when you are a supervisor or manager, that is not always possible or advisable. This workshop takes the participant through the steps of successful conversations be it: personality conflicts between co-workers, body odor or emotional outbursts into successful conversations.



9:00am – 12:00pm | County: $25 | Public/ Non Profit: N/A

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StrengthsFinder – December 1

In this half-day class, you will use the StrengthsFinder assessment to discover your natural talents and special interests.

StrengthsFinder – December 1

Did you know that people who use their strengths daily are six times more likely to be engaged, satisfied, and productive on the job and less likely to experience stress or anxiety? In this half-day class, you will use the StrengthsFinder assessment to discover your natural talents and special interests. Through reflection, discussions, and group activities, you will begin to understand how to articulate and apply your unique value in a way that is deeper than the stereotypical phrases we often use to describe ourselves.



1:00 pm – 4:30 pm | County: $25 | Public/ Non Profit: $60

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Managing Within Disability Laws and Leaves – December 9

This interactive workshop provides a comprehensive overview of Federal and State Disability laws and leave provisions, and related County policies and procedures.

Managing Within Disability Laws and Leaves – December 9

For Alameda County Managers & Supervisors Only

There have been significant changes in disability related employment law over the past several years. Specifically, more types of employee absences are protected by the recently amended Family Medical Leave Act, more employees are covered. Understanding and managing these laws and leaves is critical. This interactive workshop provides a comprehensive overview of Federal and State Disability laws and leave provisions, and related County policies and procedures. It will also provide you with a wealth of information on resources and how to manage a variety of disability leaves and provisions, including Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Maternity & Child Bonding Leave, and much more.



1:00 pm – 5:00 pm | County: No Fee | Public/ Non Profit: N/A

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Developing the Leader in You - January 12 to February 18

For aspiring and emerging leaders interested in preparing their toolkit for a future in leadership at all levels in an organization.

Developing the Leader in You - January 12 to February 18

One’s classification or title doesn’t make them a leader. People without anyone “under” them in the organization chart can exhibit exemplary leadership skills without having “supervisor” or “manager” in their title. Leadership is about influence, and the pathway to leadership is about knowing yourself and cultivating a growth mindset. This series is specifically for aspiring and emerging leaders interested in preparing their toolkit for a future in leadership and those who understand that leadership exists at all levels in an organization. Over this course, you will learn and develop your leadership abilities from where you are currently by expanding your knowledge base and your motivation to lead.
Recommended for any employee interested in leading from where they are and improving their leadership skills, as well as those who aspire to move into a supervisor role.

Participants will receive a program certificate upon successful completion of the series.



Tuesdays and Thursdays for six weeks, 10:00-11:30 am
January 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28 February 2, 4, 9, 11, 16 & 18

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Class Categories

Developing individuals

Programs for individuals and leaders to develop skill proficiency

Developing leaders

Programs for leaders to enhance their ability to support others

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Learn computer software technology and social media

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