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Acceptance & Accommodation Policy:

Courses offered are open to all state, county, municipal, and federal government personnel, as well as to private sector employees, non-profit corporation personnel, private citizens, and students, unless specifically stated otherwise in the course description.

The Professional Development Center provides training to all registrants without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, political affiliation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or national origin. The Professional Development Center makes reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person's ability to participate in training. Persons needing an accommodation must notify PDC no later than 2 weeks before the date of training to allow adequate time to make needed arrangements.

 

Confirmation & Cancellation or Substitutions by Registrants Policy:

Registrants will receive notice by regular mail or e-mail that their application is confirmed. The confirmation notice specifies the course title, date, time, and location.

If confirmation of enrollment is to be sent to someone other than the registrant (e.g., a supervisor), such information should accompany the registration form, or the agency training or personnel office should notify the PDC.

Notify the PDC of cancellations by calling the Center at 444-3871.

Cancellations may be made up to one day before the course date. After that date you may be charged for the full course fee. You must specifically contact PDC and notify us of your intent to cancel.

You may substitute persons for training at any time; agencies should notify the PDC about substitutions as soon as possible.


Course Series Policy


We offer several series of classes for your convenience. They are designed to be sure that the information you get from us is useful and complete. To ensure that everyone gets the greatest benefit from the series and so that the expectations are clear the following policies apply:

  1. If anyone wants credit for a series, they must enroll in the series. If you just register in the individual classes, even if you complete all six or eight classes, you will not get credit for the series, just for the individual classes.
  2. The series must be completed within one year from the start date. Sometimes, classes are missed for good reason and you may take a make-up class. All of the make-up classes must be completed within one year from the time you started the series.
  3. The series is not complete until all the classes are taken.
  4. The series is not complete until after the post assessment is completed, when there is a post assessment.
  5. Students have two opportunities to register for a make-up class. After the two attempts, you must register and pay the regular fee for the individual class.
  6. It is each person’s responsibility to enroll in the necessary classes for any series.

Of course, we recognize that circumstances arise that are completely beyond your control. Just let us know and we will consider exceptions on a case-by-case basis.