The Central Oregon Chapter of the Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children presents its annual conference for 2024. This year's theme, Exploration, Discovery, and Tinkering: The Importance of STEM in Early Learning, highlights the opportunity for a mindset of wonder, creativity, and curiosity to open our minds and hearts to connection and meaningful learning.

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These courses will provide managers the basic foundation they need to become competent Agile practitioners. The program introduces the learner to the basic methodologies, practices, and key concepts of Agile and enables the learner to explore, through case studies, many of the common challenges of working on an Agile team.

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Gain new tools to organize your work and home to-dos using strategies that support your brain to visually track your activities and progress. Learn techniques to work efficiently, manage everyday stress, and complete tasks. Leave this 3-hour hands-on course with an easy-to-follow action plan.

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Transform your approach to time management with this engaging course. Learn how to optimize your brain for efficiency, effective planning, and reduced stress. Imagine confidently completing every task, equipped with concrete tools and strategies to stay on track, plan your day/week, and prioritize workload.

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The AHA's BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills. The HeartCode BLS Provider provides the same education and certification as the standard BLS with a convenient online portion that can be done at home followed by an in-person 2.5-hour skills session. See Additional Course Information for details on the in-person skills session guidelines.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 | 6:00pm-8:30pm PDT | Bend
Thursday, June 20, 2024 | 6:00pm-8:30pm PDT | Bend
Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 1:00pm-3:30pm PDT | Bend
This AHA Heartsaver HeartCode course teaches lifesaving skills perfect for the general public in a hybrid format including a convenient self-paced online course followed by an in-person 2.5 hour skills session. In-person course guidelines can be viewed in the "Additional Course Information" section of the online course listing.

Saturday, June 22, 2024 | 9:00am-11:30am PDT | Bend
This self-paced online course fulfills the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.

April 1, 2024 to June 23, 2024 | 12:00am-11:59pm PDT | Online
Grounded in the research of Dr. Brene Brown, Dare to Lead is a program rooted in empirical evidence for cultivating courage among professionals. Driven by Brene's latest research, it unveils courage as a teachable, measurable, and observable collection of four skill sets. Embark on this experiential course to foster your courage and evolve as a leader.

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Our strengths directly correspond to what we love to do most and what we do best. When we have a deep understanding of our strengths we open doors of possibility, leading us to more fulfilling work. This highly interactive, fun and eye-opening workshop will give you an in-depth understanding of your own personal strengths and provide opportunities for you to collaborate with others with different strengths. Participants will complete the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment prior to this class.

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Emotional Intelligence is based on such competencies as respecting yourself, persistently working to achieve your full potential, valuing and motivating others, and engaging creatively when conflict happens. Learn to identify and develop these competencies in yourself and others. Leaders and teams with high emotional intelligence are more successful and resilient than those who are only technically qualified.

Friday, September 13, 2024 | 9:30am-12:00pm PDT | Bend
This self-paced online course fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics and the 1 hour Cultural Competency Continuing Education requirements as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.

April 1, 2024 to June 23, 2024 | 12:00am-11:59pm PDT | Online
This self-paced online course is a general review of ethics and standards and fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. NCBTMB Approved Provider.

April 1, 2024 to June 23, 2024 | 12:00am-11:59pm PDT | Online
An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-making, performance management, and employee appraisals. These courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. What does an employer need to know about anti-discrimination regulations? What are the key aspects of pay policies? How can employers avoid the traps of the employee selection process? Discover the answers to these and other important questions.

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These courses will help you become reacquainted with your own stores of creativity and innovation. Gain a set of tools that allow you to leverage your creativity to identify and solve organizational problems. One activity asks you how you might look at a problem from a different angle to produce a more creative result; others walk you through the process of using analogies or replacement techniques to invent creative solutions to problems.

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Become more confident, make great first impressions, get along with others, and create better personal and professional relationships. This course provides a step-by-step process to become a great conversationalist as you use communication to build rapport and create trust, warmth, and respect.

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This 3-hour program is designed to help leaders with or without authority, improve engagement, productivity, and profitability by creating an environment where people thrive individually and collectively, personally and professionally.Throughout the program, participants will delve into various aspects including how visionary leadership can infuse vitality into their workplaces, the efficacy of coaching leadership in fostering employee engagement, and techniques for exerting influence even in the absence of formal authority.

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Leadership Lab@COCC is a six-topic leadership development experience incorporating many learning activities to grow the habits successful leaders need in today's workplace. Beginning with Emotional Intelligence, the program moves through the essential topics of Accountability & Delegation, Coaching & Feedback, Working With Difficult People, Performance Management, and Team Building.

October 3, 2024 to December 5, 2024 | 1:00pm-5:00pm PDT | Bend
What is leadership and why is it important? How does a leader encourage change without triggering fearful resistance? What are the key elements to leading an effective team? What is the role of charisma in leadership? How can a leader achieve work-life balance? These courses address all of these questions and many more.

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Choose from a range of online courses designed for the experienced manager as well as those who are new to management. Get a head start on managing issues correctly and professionally with less stress and fewer negative organizational circumstances.

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If you have ever had trouble memorizing medical terms, this course (and word association approach) is for you. You'll learn medical terminology from an anatomical approach by looking at each root term, its origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage.

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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a conversation style that supports change in a manner congruent with a person's own values and concerns using collaborative, goal-orientated methods of communication. This introductory course covers the spirit, core skills, and processes of Motivational Interviewing (MI), as well as the most current research of MI use and effective practice. This course is usually offered in the Fall and Spring terms.

Friday, October 18, 2024 | 8:30am-4:30pm PDT | Bend
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a continual learning process. Professionals with previous MI training or practice will continue developing skills in their role supporting individuals to make and sustain behavior changes.

Friday, November 15, 2024 | 8:30am-4:30pm PST | Bend
Make your transition from peer to supervisor successful. Being promoted to a role supervising your former peers is one of the most difficult transitions to make in your career. Learn how to develop agreements to hold yourself and others accountable, build your team, address poor performance, set goals, and support your organization.

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Learn the core concepts and components of supply chain management, including supplier evaluations, logistics, inventory management, and other supply chain practices.

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Embark on a high-demand entry level health care profession as a Phlebotomist, performing blood collection to obtain high quality specimens for clinical laboratory analysis in hospitals, clinics, medical laboratories and donor centers. Upon completion of this 11-week course combining online learning with hands-on lab sessions (6 hours per week), you'll gain the skills needed for an entry-level Phlebotomist position and be eligible to take a national certification exam.

September 23, 2024 to December 4, 2024 | 4:00pm-8:00pm PDT | Bend
September 28, 2024 to December 7, 2024 | 8:30am-5:45pm PDT | Bend
Become an indispensable member of your project team by discovering and mastering the critical concepts you need to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close any type and size of project. This course combines 36 hours of self-paced online learning with five interactive sessions.

October 1, 2024 to December 3, 2024 | 6:00pm-8:00pm PDT | Bend
Project management skills are growing in demand and are often required in many different occupations and industries. Attend this free informational session to learn about these skills and if you might benefit from courses and/or certification.

Wednesday, September 11, 2024 | 5:30pm-6:30pm PDT | Bend
Increase your project management knowledge and earning potential in this course for candidates preparing to take the exam to become certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP).The course material will focus on the latest exam version and testing content. See for more information about the PMP exam requirements.

October 5-12, 2024 | 8:00am-4:00pm PDT | Bend
Project management is becoming a vital part of many professions. Gain an overview of how to navigate all phases of project management, including how to successfully initiate, plan, execute, control, and close out projects applying industry-accepted project management best practices.

October 4-11, 2024 | 8:00am-11:30am PDT | Bend
These self-paced courses prepare you for the successful completion of the MindEdge Six Sigma Yellow or Green Belt Certification Exams by explaining the concepts, strategies, tools, and techniques you will need to complete process improvement projects and activities.

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A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts. This program covers key topics in Sustainable Management.

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Enhance your massage therapy skills with our unique Art of Abdominal Massage course! Learn from Mali, an experienced practitioner who integrates techniques from Chi Nei Tsang, Shiatsu, Thai Massage, and Craniosacral work. Develop confidence and respect in performing gentle, healing abdominal techniques. Over a weekend, learn a 1-hour abdominal massage sequence and understand how to incorporate it into a full-body session. Discover the profound healing potential of abdominal massage and its crucial role in therapy. Plus, earn 14 CE credits through NCBTMB. Don't miss this enriching training opportunity!

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In this course, inspired by Jack Canfield's acclaimed book, The Success Principles?, you'll embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Gain insights and practical tools to redefine your life's direction, identify new opportunities, and set and achieve meaningful goals. Leave the course with your own personalized vision board.

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