Training Spotlight: Coaching Skills – Online

Become an effective and productive coach! In this workshop, you’ll learn a model of coaching for maximum effectiveness and the impact coaching has on a team. You’ll conclude the class with an action plan for your personal growth and development as a coach. Offered through N Seattle College, this course will be held on January 13, 2021, from 1 to 4 p.m. with a fee of $89.00. Register Here    Please visit our King County Eventbrite website and our Learning and Development website for more learning opportunities. For more information, contact the Learning and Development Team at KCTraining@kingcounty.gov or visit Learning and Development… Read More

Training Spotlight: Easy Steps to Great Grammar – Online

Confused about grammar and punctuation? This fun, three-session class will help you master the latest rules, avoid common errors, and write with confidence. You’ll cover apostrophes, verb tense, word usage, subject/verb agreement, commas vs. semicolons, style guides, how to avoid the 10 most common grammar and punctuation mistakes, and more. Class sessions include plenty of examples and exercises to help you practice your new skills. This three-part series starts January 6 and finishes January 20; classes are held each Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Register Here  Please visit our King County Eventbrite website and our Learning and Development website for more learning opportunities. For more information, contact the… Read More

Training Spotlight: Leadership and Management Series – Online

Develop your coaching, problem solving, strategic planning, and time management skills with this workshop based series. Take all four classes in the series to enhance your professional toolbox with skills to be used in a variety of workplace situations. Offered through N Seattle College, this course will run 1 – 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays from January 13, 2021, through February 3, 2021 and is $275.00 for all four classes. Register Here   Please visit our King County Eventbrite website and our Learning and Development website for more learning opportunities. For more information, contact the Learning and Development Team at KCTraining@kingcounty.gov or visit Learning and… Read More

Training Spotlight for December 29 

Easy Steps to Great Grammar – Online – Confused about grammar and punctuation? This fun, 3-Session class will help you master the latest rules, avoid common errors, and write with confidence. You’ll cover apostrophes, verb tense, word usage, subject/verb agreement, commas/semicolons, style guides, how to avoid the 10 most common grammar and punctuation mistakes, and more. Class includes plenty of examples and exercises to help you practice your new skills. This course is coming up quick, starting on Jan. 6 and finishing on Jan. 20, and is held each Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Register here.  Please… Read More

Training Spotlight for December 22 

Winter classes  are now available. Please visit our King County Eventbrite website and our Learning and Development website for available opportunities. For more information, contact the Learning and Development Team at KCTraining@kingcounty.gov or visit Learning and Development at www.kingcounty.gov/learning. 

Training Spotlight: Intro to Mindfulness for King County Employee COVID-19 Responders – Online

A special session for those working the front lines during this pandemic, in this one hour workshop, we will review the various aspects of mindfulness practice, the ways mindfulness can help reduce stress, reactivity and burnout, and the science that supports the practices. This training is free and takes place on Wednesday, Dec. 23, from 10–11 a.m. Register here using the password ERkingcounty.   Please visit our King County Eventbrite website and our Learning and Development website for more opportunities. For more information, contact the Learning and Development Team at KCTraining@kingcounty.gov or visit Learning and Development at www.kingcounty.gov/learning. 

Training Spotlight: Mentorship Lunch and Learn

Online – Would you like to have a mentor, someone who can help you grow professionally? Do you want to strengthen your coaching skills? As a Mentee, you will have a trusted advisor who can help you navigate complex situations, and as a Mentor, you can uncover new or forgotten skills and build influence. This Lunch and Learn is free and the next session is on Thursday, Dec. 17, from noon to 1 p.m. Register Here  Please visit our King County Eventbrite website and our Learning and Development website for more opportunities. For more information, contact the Learning and Development Team at KCTraining@kingcounty.gov or… Read More

Training Spotlight for December 8

Mindfulness and Emotional Resilience – Online – This 2-session workshop introduces techniques specifically designed to enhance participants’ ability to be aware of and respond to difficult emotional situations with both mindfulness and compassion, a combination which cultivates emotional resilience. This training takes place on Dec. 10 and 17, from 9-11 a.m. each day. The training is free and space is limited. Register here.  Mentorship Lunch and Learn – Online – Would you like to have a mentor, someone who can help you grow professionally? Do you want to strengthen your coaching skills? As a Mentee, you… Read More

Training Spotlight for December 3

 Mentorship Lunch and Learn – Online – Would you like to have a mentor, someone who can help you grow professionally? Do you want to strengthen your coaching skills? As a Mentee, you will have a trusted advisor who can help you navigate complex situations, and as a Mentor, you can uncover new or forgotten skills and build influence. This Lunch and Learn is free and the next session is on Dec. 17, from noon to 1 p.m. Register Here Please visit our King County Eventbrite page website for more opportunities. For more information, contact… Read More

Training Spotlight for December 1 

Mindfulness and Emotional Resilience – Online – This 2-session workshop introduces techniques specifically designed to enhance participants’ ability to be aware of and respond to difficult emotional situations with both mindfulness and compassion, a combination which cultivates emotional resilience. This training takes place on Dec. 10 and 17, from 9:00am to 11:00am each day. The training is free and space is limited. Register here.  Communication and Problem Solving Skills – Online – Join instructor Lenny Borer for this two-day training. He will address communication and problem-solving skills with the public and with co-workers. This two-day class covers skills for effective listening, speaking, dealing with conflicts,… Read More