(a) The purpose of the employee training
program is to assure continued high-quality service to the public by assisting
employees in improving their job performance skills and in preparing for career
changes in the best interest of the state.
The director, in cooperation with
appointing authorities and others, is responsible for establishing priorities
within the training program. To the extent practicable, available resources
will be allocated in accordance with the following priorities:
(1) training to improve performance in an
employee's current position, including training to handle
(2) training for
skills required for higher level positions;
(3) retraining for other state jobs for
employees facing layoff.