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.