1.0 Purpose

This policy establishes criteria and procedures for allowing employees to take non-credit courses related to their position at the college, free of charge.

2.0 Policy

2.1. Employees will be allowed to take classes related to their jobs, free of charge, on a space available basis. Priority will be given to paying customers of the Center for Workforce and Community Education.

2.2. Exception. Employees will be charged the stated registration fee for any class that has a per person fee paid to the vendor/instructor.

3.0 Procedures

3.1. Complete the Center for Workforce and Community Education registration form.

3.2. Complete a supervisor sign-off form with which the supervisor agrees the class is related to the employee’s job. This form may be obtained from a Center for Workforce office.

3.3. It is the supervisor’s prerogative to decide if an employee can take a class during the day.

3.4. Contact the appropriate Workforce office two business days in advance of the class to confirm space availability.

4.0 Definitions

5.0 References

6.0 Point of Contact

Vice President of Workforce and Community Relations

7.0 Approval and Revision Dates

Approved by Presidents Council, October 7, 2002; February 19, 2007; August 18, 2014

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