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The Office of Diversity and Equality and the Governmental Services Center are now the:

Office of Diversity, Equality & Training


The Office of Diversity, Equality, and Training (ODE&T) is responsible for the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and programs to promote and monitor progressive statewide workforce management in the areas of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, retention, inclusion, and diversity. ODE&T also has responsibility for the development, coordination, and implementation of all training, employee development, and related programs conducted on behalf of the Executive Branch.



          • Offers classroom workshops, eLearning, and self-study resources.
          • Offers an array of training courses and professional development opportunities available to all employees and supervisors, including: anti-harassment, diversity and inclusion, generations in the workplace, leadership, managing employees and many others.
          • Manages the Employee Educational Assistance, Certificate of Supervisor Essentials and Governor’s Minority Management Training Programs.
          • Provides consulting services upon request.

Equal Opportunity

We are committed to ensuring that ​ our workplaces are free from harassment and ​discrimination.


​We strive to create working environments that value diversity and inclusion.


Affirmative Action

We work to ensure greater diversity within state government.

Training & Workshops

We are the training and development office for Kentucky state employees.