Mandatory and Supervisory Training Information

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Training for Supervisors of Classified Employees

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 work performance standards and 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 State of Nevada Division of Human Resource Management 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 Online Professional Development Center.

  1. You must have an account to log in. If you already have an account through Nevada Employee Action and Timekeeping System (NEATS) use that username and password. Otherwise create a new account in the Online Professional Development Center.
  2. Once in the Online Professional Development Center system, click on the course catalog link.
  3. Next choose the State of Nevada Employees link and then Mandatory Training for Supervisors.
  4. A list of the Supervisory Trainings will appear. Choose the one you wish to take and enroll in the course. Most courses take 1-2 hours to complete and involve taking an exam that requires a passing grade.
  5. Upon completion of the course, participate in the evaluation and then print your certificate of completion. Send a copy of the certificate to the Professional Development Office where it will be entered into the database. Also provide a copy of the certificate to Human Resources for your files.

Additional Supervisory Employee and Development Classes

Additional classes for supervisors are determined by the college and are offered through the Professional Development Office as workshops.

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


Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

According to Nevada Administrative Code 284.496, all state employees must complete 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 and Discrimination Prevention Training

NSHE has contracted with LawRoom to provide online sexual harassment and discrimination training for its employees. Every employee will receive an emailed invitation with a link to complete this training. Employees will receive their initial invitation within the first 6 months of their employment and again every two years to fulfill NAC Code 284.496. TMCC’s Human Resources Department is responsible to administer and track completion of this training program. Please contact Human Resources for additional information regarding LawRoom Online Training.


FERPA (Family Educational Records and Privacy Act) Training

All TMCC employees, including full-time, part-time and letter of appointment employees having access to student information must have one time 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

All TMCC employees, including full-time, part-time, letter of appointment and student employees are required to have one time 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 the online classes through the State of Nevada Division of Human Resource Management 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.