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COPPEA Professional Development Fund

As of July 1st, 2016, funds for the current Plan Year (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017) are available. Eligible employees may submit request to HR - COPPEA Professional Development Fund  (Note: to confirm that your email request was received, you can select Request a Delivery Receipt from the Options Tab in Outlook)

For additional information, refer to the COPPEA PDF Plan Document.

The COPPEA Professional Development Fund (CPDF) is established by Article 23 of the COPPEA collective bargaining agreement (COPPEA 2013-2017 Labor Agreement) between COPPEA and the City of Portland effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2017 to promote professional development for COPPEA-represented employees. The COPPEA Professional Development Committee is established in accordance with Article 23 of the COPPEA CBA to review, approve and communicate funding requests for professional development as it pertains to an employee’s current position, for another City position in their classification series, or in reasonably related work. For details, please refer to the COPPEA Professional Development Plan Document.

Only current forms (2016-2017) will be accepted for Requests for Funding and Requests for Reimbursement.  The forms are available below.

For questions, please contact a CPDF Committee member:

Marquis Fudge –

John Wilson –

Darren Kipper –

Nicole Hittle –

Or, you may contact COPPEA President 
Rachel Whiteside –  (503) 823-7605