Organizational Development and Employee Training

-a division of Human Resources

Organizational Development and Employee Training (ODET) Vision:

The ODET Department is a team of experienced, skilled professionals who:

--are dedicated to coaching, motivating and developing college employees

--are the catalyst to enabling employees to reach their potential and make a difference

--are influential, trusted leaders who create innovative and responsive partnerships

--are utilized to achieve a high level of organizational effectiveness on campus.

UPCOMING Events & Trainings

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Equity MindednessSign Up     

Location: CLA 121

Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

Trainer: Dr. Yvonne L. Terrell-Powell, V.P. for Equity and Inclusion


Course Description:   

This workshop will allow participants to focus on their multicultural self. In addition, participants will have an opportunity to gain an understanding of equity-mindedness and how they can use it to develop their cultural proficiency and advance closing the opportunity gap.  


Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Flu Shot Clinic

Location: WWY 202

(drop in; no appt needed)


For: Students, employees and their family members (Please note: SVNA is licensed to provide influenza vaccinations to people four years old and older. More info: Stay Tuned. ODET will send a separate email with necessary forms.)  


1st Session: 10:00a - 2:00p

2nd Session: 4:00p - 6:30p

In an effort to support the health and well being of our students and employees, ODET is working with the Verdant Health Commission and Seattle Visiting Nurse Association to provide a Flu Immunization Clinic on campus. 

This clinic is open to all students, employees and their children and family members. People with insurance, bring your proof of ID and Insurance card. Uninsured people or those whose insurance policies do not cover flu shots, can receive their shot for free.  Thanks to the financial support of the Verdant Health Commission. This will be the only clinic offered on campus, so make plans to attend.

Faculty and staff, PLEASE pass this info along to all students! 


PLEASE NOTE: Minors can have a flu shot without an adult present if the consent form (will be sent with separate email prior to the clinic) is filled out. Mainly for Running Start and International Students -  For international students, please go to the ISS office to get a copy of parents' consent letter). 


If you have any questions, contact Chris or Yumi in the ODET office.   


Thursday, November 7, 2019

Equity Mindedness Data Conversation and Application Sign Up

Location: CLA 121

Time: 9:30am to 11:30 am

Trainer(s): Dr. Yvonne L. Terrell-Powell, V.P. for Equity and Inclusion/James (Jim) Mulik 


This workshop is a part of the Equity and Inclusion Equity-mindedness series. Participants will have an opportunity to review and discuss student disaggregated data and apply equity-mindedness questions and practices.


Thursday, November 14, 2019

Cognitive Errors Training Sign Up  

Location: CLA 121

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm 

Trainer: Dr. Yvonne L. Terrell-Powell, V.P. for Equity and Inclusion


The Equity & Inclusion Division and Organizational Development Employee Training Department are working together to provide Cognitive Errors training for all college employees.


Cognitive Errors, a model developed by Dr. JoAnn Moody, is used to reduce and eliminate errors in evaluation processes, such as those used in screening/hiring committees. This training will familiarize participants with individual and organizational cognitive errors which negatively impact our decision making while screening and hiring applicants. This training is open to all campus employees.                     

  BRAVO Reception
Friday, October 11, 2019
​Gateway 352

Take a moment to say BRAVO! We are asking that INDIVIDUALS ONLY be acknowledged with your nomination. Each nomination should be a short paragraph including specific, meaningful and personal examples of why this person has earned recognition. Please send your nomination by email to Yumiko.Nesheim@edcc.edu

Click HERE for commendations from [S2019] nominators

Adult CPR/First Aid/AED (Pediatrics optional)

    2019 Fall Quarter 
I Know CPR
​Friday, October 18, 2019
8:30am to 2:30pm (optional Pediatric CPR 2:45-4:00pm)
CLA 121

REGISTRATION: Please go to the ODET Calendar