Training and Development

The Human Resources Office offers a variety of training opportunities for employees of Red Rocks Community College including Supervisors Training, Diversity Training, Sexual Harassment Awareness and Workplace Violence Awareness.  Please contact your HR Representative to schedule a training session or to have access to any training resources.

Spring 2015 RRCC Development Training Calendar

Email Karen York at to register for training sessions.


Preventing Sexual Harassment (2 hours)

This interactive session will cover System policy and the legal aspects of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and Title IX.

Tuesday March 10, 9:00-11:00
Lakewood Campus Red Fox Room


ADA Training (2 hours)

This workshop will provide basic training on the Americans with Disabilities Act, and compliance. There will be a generic legal foundation presented and followed by a Q & A about disabilities in the workplace.

Wednesday March 11, 2015, 2:00-4:00
Lakewood Campus Red Fox Room


Performance Management: Not Just an Annual Event (All Day)

This development session for supervisors will comprehensively cover the performance management process. System policy will be discussed and reviewed in depth. Strategies and tools will be provided for attendees to enhance the effectiveness of their employees.
Lunch will be provided

Tuesday March 31, 2015, 9:00-4:00  
Lakewood Campus Fire Science Room #3748


Intercultural Competence Level I 

This training is the first in a six-part series that will explore how cultural differences impact our interactions with our students, co-workers, and community.  One level will be added each year for the next 6 years.   In level I, we will define culture and discuss the elements of culture that affect interactions, increase our cultural self-awareness, and identify the impact of communication styles on interactions across cultures.

Tuesday March 31, 2015, 8:00-11:00     
Lakewood Campus Sandstone Room

Monday April 6, 2015 1:00-4:00
Lakewood Campus Sandstone Room

Tuesday April 7, 2015 1:00-4:00
Arvada Campus Room 7210


Safe Zone                               

The purpose of Safe Zone is to raise awareness of ways homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism affect everyone and to explore ways Allies can support the GLBT community. The Safe Zone symbol is a message to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and colleagues that you have knowledge of LGBT issues, are supportive, and are trustworthy. People will know they can come to you for help, advice, or just to talk with someone who is supportive of their sexual orientation.

Monday March 30, 2015 3:00-5:30
Lakewood Campus Room 1013


Working and Managing in the multi-generational organization

By 2015, Generation Y will comprise 75 percent of the workforce. How should a Gen X supervise a Baby Boomer who is not engaged? How can the senior workforce mentor younger workers. In this training session the characteristics of the multiple generations and how they bring a different type of diversity will be covered. Discussion of “best practices” for employee-employer relations will also be discussed.

Wednesday April 15, 2015 9:00-11:00
Lakewood Campus Room 2304


Effective & Collaborative Business Communication

Communicating in the professional setting is paramount to individual team, and organizational success. In this session, participants will learn about and acquire important business acumen and communication skills.

Monday April 20, 2015, 9:00-11:00
Lakewood Campus Council Conference Room


Right Fit Hiring (2 hours)

Research indicates that when organizations engage in a comprehensive recruiting process, the likelihood of subsequent successful employment increases. In this workshop, the concept of “right fit hiring”, from recruitment to the onboarding process will be explained.  The legalities of the hiring process and RRCC procedures will also be covered.

Friday May 1, 2015 9:00-11:00
Lakewood Campus Council Conference Room


Email Karen York at to register for training sessions.