Benefits Line: 503-823-6031
1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 987, Portland, OR 97204
The DCTU Professional Development Fund (PDF) is established by Article 33 of the DCTU collective bargaining agreement (DCTU Labor Agreement) between DCTU and the City of Portland to promote professional development for DCTU represented employees. The DCTU Professional Development Committee is established in accordance with Article 33 of the DCTU 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 DCTU Professional Development Plan Document.
Only the current 2021-2022 form will be accepted. ***Effective 4/11/2022 - 6/30/2022, the cap amount has increased to $3000. On 7/1/2022 the CAP amount will return to $2000***
***To keep the fund in compliance with Accounting Rules, employees must pay for the request.
If your request will be paid for by your bureau, please do not submit a request for funding. This keeps the fund in compliance with Accounting Rules per the City Comptroller.***
If you have questions regarding a request that you have already submitted, please email DCTUprofdevfund@portlandoregon.gov (Be sure to reference your original request number in the email subject line)
City of Portland DCTU Professional Development Fund Plan Document
City of Portland DCTU Professional Development Fund Request Form
City of Portland DCTU Professional Development Fund Checklist