About

The Southern California Intergovernmental Training and Development Center
D/B/A: The Regional Training Center

The Southern California Intergovernmental Training and Development Center (ITDC) operates under the name of Regional Training Center (RTC) and is often referred to as the San Diego Regional Training Center. The RTC is a governmental agency created in 1972 via a Joint Powers Agreement, by thirteen cities within San Diego County, the County of San Diego, and the State of California. Today, its member agencies are comprised of all eighteen cities within the County of San Diego and the County of San Diego. The RTC was created to provide high quality training and organization development consulting services to public agencies at a reasonable cost and to assist the parties of the agreement in their efforts to develop and implement employee training programs, including the holding of seminars, training institutes and other education courses. The Center is self-supporting, deriving its revenue from grants and from payments for services rendered to its member parties and other participating agencies.

The RTC’s services are aimed at enhancing the ability of all public sector organizations and the skills of their employees, to meet the needs of individual citizens and the community at large. We support public agencies throughout the State of California and their employees in their growth and development and work to enhance our clients’ staff training and development solutions by serving as an extension of their training function. The RTC seeks to provide training that instills necessary skills as well as motivates public service employees to have a positive impact in the workplace and in their community. To this end we also work to provide leadership and coordination in utilizing the valuable resources and talents available for developing training programs that will be responsive to the needs of all public agencies who wish to participate.

The RTC works with a wide variety of organizations and individuals to find and provide the best possible training for our clients at the most reasonable costs possible. Our partnerships are built to maximize all resources, people and information and tap into the vast depths of training knowledge that we can possibly find.The Regional Training Center has a unique ability to find and contract with organizations and individuals that are specialists in their field.

The Regional Training Center exists to serve public entities with partnerships that bring the best from both the public and private sectors.The RTC stands behind its training efforts, works to provide the best it can to clients and has been in existence for over 40 years. Our track record is proven and shows us to be one of the top government training organizations in California.


Our Mission

To support public agencies and employees in their growth and development

To provide quality, cost effective training to our clients

To enhance our clients’ staff training and development solutions by serving as an extension of their training function

To provide training that instills necessary skills as well as motivates public service employees to have a positive impact in the community and in their workplace.


Our Values

Collaborative relationships with our clients and partners

Empowering our clients and are deeply invested in the success of public agencies and their employees

Taking an innovative approach to all training

Strong relationships within our government community that provide the best formula for success

Providing professional, courteous and respectful service to all our clients.


Our Objectives

To support public agencies and employees in their growth and development

To enhance our clients staff training and development solutions by serving as an extension of their training function

To provide training that instills necessary skills as well as motivates public service employees to have a positive impact in the workplace and in their community

To provide leadership and coordination in utilizing the valuable resources and talents available for developing training programs that will be responsive to the needs of all public agencies who wish to participate

Develop and offer quality training programs at a minimum of cost which will fulfill the need for management development, organization skills, human relations, technical skills, and information about new trends in government

Improve intergovernmental cooperation by providing a forum and environment in which mutual problems and programs can be identified and discussed

Undertake such other activities as are consistent with the general purposes and the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement


Services

  • Training Courses
  • Custom Training
  • Instructor Development
  • Training Development
  • Expert Consulting
  • Staff Development
  • Facilitation
  • ALL Training Service

Customized On-site Classes

Any of our courses can be tailored to your particular needs and presented when and where you prefer.

Our on-site courses are convenient and very cost-effective. RTC’s commitment is to provide your agency with the highest quality training at a surprisingly competitive cost.

Our most frequently requested on-site classes include:

  • Supervisory Academy
  • Communication Skills
  • Effective Presentations
  • Writing for Results
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Proofreading and Editing Professionally
  • Retirement Planning for Federal Employees

We also can develop new training courses to address any performance or skills concerns.

To bring these or any of RTC’s other classes to your agency:

Please contact Marisa McCullough at
(858) 550-0040 or email mmccullough@sdrtc.com


Organizational Development Services

RTC has a group of outstanding consultants and facilitators who can provide organizational development solutions through on-site interventions, workshops, retreats, personal interventions and personal coaching.

Organizational Development consulting includes:

  • Team Building
  • Communication, Negotiation, and Problem Solving
  • Strategic Planning/ Goal Setting
  • Change Interventions
  • Executive Coaching and Counseling
  • Facilitation of Community Meetings and Workshops
  • Training Needs Assessment and Training Plans
  • Customer Service Systems
  • Conflict Resolution/Intervention
  • Mediation Services
  • Course Design and Training for Trainers

We are pleased to offer you quality organizational services at competitive rates, provided by established professionals who are experienced working with public agencies. Please call to discuss how we can work together to enhance the effectiveness of your organization.

Please contact Marisa McCullough at
(858) 550-0040 or email mmccullough@sdrtc.com