The Education and Training Committee offers several workshops. Those available include:
- Advance Grievance Handling
Understanding what is and isn’t a grievance and implementing the grievance process.
- Board Roles and Responsibilities
- Duties and Responsibilities of Union Leaders
- Tools of the Trade
Three workshops assisting you in what is expected of each officer, their responsibilities as it pertains to chapter business and how to ensure chapter success.
- Building Member Leaders
- Leadership Development and Activating Members
Two workshops touching on how to develop leadership and how to have the courageous conversation with your members to activate them into action.
- Building Trustees\Classification Reps
Understanding the role of the trustee/rep. You are the ears and eyes of your chapter.
- Chapter Communications
How to utilize all your tools to make sure communication is flowing within your chapter.
- Civil War- Resolving Discourse- Bullying Behavior
Resolving conflict and bullying behavior in the workplace.
- Contract Administration
- Know your Contract
Two workshops helping you understanding the four corners of your contract and how all parts work together.
- Effective Communication (COLORS)
Team-building to find out why we like who we like and how not to fuss too much with others.
How evaluations work, what you can and cannot be evaluated on.
- Grievance Investigations
- Grievance Processing
Two workshops helping you understand the in’s and out’s of grievance investigation and how to properly prepare your argument.
- HE Trilogy Reclassification
Understanding the process of reclassification within Higher Education.
- Hey I knew that
The ins and outs of maintaining a successful chapter.
- Higher Ed Trilogy Negotiations
Understanding the negotiation process for Higher Education, to include how to prep for negotiations, terms used and laws that protect your bargaining rights.
- How to Run a Meeting
Parliamentary procedure, how to run and survive a meeting.
Leadership and Effective Communications
Understand the union leader in you and how to better communicate to your chapter.
How do they work, which one should I take and how will it impact my job?
- Negotiations- Contract Maintenance and Labor Management
Two workshops that will give you an understanding of the negotiation process to include how to prep for negotiations, terms used and laws that protect your bargaining rights.
- Membership Management
Understanding the importance of consistent documentation when greeting new members.
- Now that I’m Elected, what do I do?
A walk from A to Z on what to expect in your new role.
- Progressive Discipline
Are workplace expectations set and do all employees understand the expectations?
- School Budgets Made Simple
Understanding how employers receive funding and how this impacts you.
- Tip of Chapter Secretaries
Understanding your role as a chapter secretary.
- Union Leadership Survival School ULSS
An overview of what is PSE, basic contract law and union security.
If your chapter or zone requires a more specialized training or you would like to schedule a training please contact Field Service Manager Stacey Na Varre.