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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Human Resources

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Phone: 503-823-3572

Benefits Line: 503-823-6031

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 987, Portland, OR 97204

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City of Portland DCTU Professional Development Fund

Forms for the current Plan Year (July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020) are available. *Electronic Signatures are accepted at this time.

Eligible employees may submit requests to: via email.
(Note: select Request a Delivery Receipt from the Options Tab in Outlook to confirm that your email request was received)

The DCTU Professsional 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.

***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.***

Only the current form for 7/1/2020 -12/31/2020 will be accepted. 

***  Effective 3/29/2021 through 6/30/2021, the CAP amount is now $3000

If you have already submitted a request and received partial approval/reimbursement, you can submit a request for the difference. If you have questions regarding a request that you have already submitted, please email (Be sure to reference your original request number in the email subject line)

For questions, please contact a DCTU PDF Committee member:

 Jamaal Anthony –
 Lynn Sandretzky –
 Bao Nguyen –

 Mark Hinkle -

City of Portland DCTU PDF Checklist

City of Portland DCTU Professional Development Fund Checklist

City of Portland DCTU PDF Request Form

City of Portland DCTU Professional Development Fund Request Form

City of Portland DCTU PDF Plan Document

City of Portland DCTU Professional Development Fund Plan Document