Workforce Development

Workforce Development supports your success by helping you develop the skills and competencies for successful job performance and meaningful careers.

The Human Resources Department is currently closed to the public.

While the Human Resources building is temporarily closed to the public, we will continue to provide essential services…more information

  • Published on July 15, 2019

    Workforce Development invites you to sign into the County of Sonoma’s new Learning Management System (LMS), sonoma higher ed.

  • Published on July 25, 2018

    We want to attract more current supervisors and managers to our classes by offering classes designed specifically for them. You can see three of these in the electives portion of the spiral, Coaching for Performance, Feedback Essentials, and Reducing Workplace Risk. When you see a class title with an asterisk(*) that means enrollment is limited to supervisors, managers, or lead staff that supervise others.

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All of our classes and online courses support the Key Competencies and Skills identified by employees as critical for success in County employment.

With the approval of your supervisor you can take any class that will help in your professional development or that you find interesting. 

You may also choose to work towards a certificate at the foundational or supervisory level.  Look for the orange and blue ovals on the Planning for Success Spiral indicating the required classes for each certification level.

Learn about recent changes to the certificate program by visiting the Certificate Programs homepage.

We also offer over a dozen elective classes in subjects such as computing, writing, grant seeking, and communication-related topics.

To register for a class: (network access required)

Contact Information

Ric Giardina


Workforce Development
Human Resources
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
HR Training Center
575 Administration Drive
Suite 117C
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464714, -122.72561

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