TMCC

Professional Development

Mandatory and Supervisory Training Information

Required Training for Supervisors of Classified Employees

Overview

According to Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 284.498 regarding training of supervisory and managerial employees of classified employees: Within six months after an agency initially appoints an employee to a supervisory position or managerial position, the employee shall attend a training class concerning the evaluation of the performance of employees.

Within 12 months after an agency appoints an employee to a supervisory position or managerial position, the employee shall attend at least one training class which has been approved by the Department of Personnel in each of the following areas:

  • Equal employment opportunity
  • Interviewing and hiring
  • Alcohol and drug testing
  • Progressive disciplinary procedures
  • Handling of grievances
  • Evaluating Employee Performance

Every three years supervisors and managers must take refresher training classes in each of the topic areas described above.

How to Take These Supervisory Classes

Online training classes are available for each area listed above through the State of Nevada’s Department of Personal Online Professional Development Center.

  1. You must have an account through the Nevada Employee Action and Timekeeping System (NEATS) to login. If you are new to taking the online classes, create a NEATS password to sign in.
  2. Browse the course catalog under Main Menu, and select State of Nevada Employees.
  3. Select the course of interest under Mandatory Training for Supervisors and click on the Enroll Me button at the bottom of the course page.

Additional classes are available through the Professional Development Office as workshops.

Classes are also available through the State of Nevada Department of Personnel and are offered in Reno, Sparks and Carson City (note: you must have an account through NEATS to view classes and register).

Additional Supervisory Classes

Additional classes for supervisors are determined by the college and are available as part of the TMCC supervisory support series. Beneficial, non-mandatory supervisory classes in employee development are also available through the State of Nevada Department of Personnel. These classes are listed through the Nevada Employee Action and Timekeeping System (NEATS). You must have an account through NEATS to view classes and register. See the NEATS State Training Directions.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Overview

According to Nevada Administrative Code 284.496 all state employees must attend sexual harassment prevention training within six months of being appointed to state service and attend a refresher course every two years thereafter. TMCC defines employees as all full-time, part-time, letter of appointment and student workers. The policy against Sexual Harassment is also outlined in the NSHE Board of Regents Handbook Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13.

How to Take Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

TMCC offers the initial sexual harassment prevention training as in-class workshops and as video available online. These may also be used to satisfy the refresher requirement. A refresher course is available through University of Nevada's Cooperative Extension Services. Please view the Instructions for Accessing Mandatory Supervisory Training on setting up an account and accessing the Extension Services refresher course.

FERPA (Family Educational Records and Privacy Act) Training

Overview

All TMCC employees, including full-time, part-time and letter of appointment employees having access to student information must have training in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended (FERPA), according to TMCC policies and the NSHE Board of Regents Handbook, Chapter 4, Section 1, Chapter 22.

How to Take FERPA Training

FERPA training is available online in video format.

Active Shooter: How to Respond Safety Training

Overview

All TMCC employees, including full-time, part-time, letter of appointment and student employees are required to have Active Shooter: How to Respond safety training by directive of TMCC's President's Cabinet.

How to Take Active Shooter Training

Active Shooter is available as an in-class workshop several times during the year, and via online training.

To Receive Credit for Training

Faculty and staff who take classes through the Cooperative Extension Service should provide the certificate of completion to the TMCC Professional Development office in order to be entered into the database. You may also provide a copy of the certificate to Human Resources for your files. For classes taken from the State of Nevada/NEATS system, provide a copy of the transcript or certificate to Professional Development; your record will be logged into the database.

Credit for Sexual Harassment Prevention, FERPA and Active Shooter trainings taken online are automatically logged into the Professional Development database upon completion of the training. Workshop and in-class training participants must sign the attendance sheet to receive credit; names will then be logged into the database. You may request your personal training/workshop record by contacting the Professional Development office.

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