Workforce Development

Online Learning Opportunities 

You will find two online classes on the Planning for Success spiral, both offered via sonoma higher ed: AB1825 Preventing Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace (Managers and Staff) and Defeating Unconscious Bias

sonoma higher ed offers additional online courses in topics as diverse as change management, supervision, cybersecurity, and computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel. You are welcome to take any of these online offerings.

All County employees are automatically enrolled in sonoma higher ed.  Consult your department Training Coordinator to learn the initial log-in procedures if you're new to using it. 

Click below to go to the your department's sonoma higher ed platform.

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In the sonoma higher ed browse function, simply use the search term 'web-based' and you will discover a variety of online courses. They are all available  through self-assignment. goes to the Library

Lynda for Libraries

In 2017 Sonoma County Library announced the availability of for its cardholders. is a leading online learning company that helps you learn business, technology and creative skills through award-winning video tutorials that are available online anytime, anywhere.  Thanks to the passage of Measure Y, all you need to use in Sonoma County is your Sonoma County Library card!

On the web, use your library card and pin at Lynda for Libraries

On mobile, look for “” on your favorite app store, download the app and then select the option to "log in through your organization." Enter the organization URL:

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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Disaster Leave, Local Assistance Center, Benefit Information, and more!

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