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Core Training CNP 1 for ESPs

Date: September 22, 2017 04:00 PM

Contact: Aaron VanMoorlehem

Location: Culvers of Northfield
960 Highway 3 S., Northfield

Description: Certified Negotiator Program (CNP) Parts I and II

This training will help you and your local negotiating team acquire the knowledge and skills to lead your local to settlement. There are two versions: one tailored to education support professionals and one tailored to teachers. Certified negotiators are an asset to every local as we seek to bargain in these challenging times. Each part of the Certified Negotiator Program is five hours. Participants should complete both parts.

Host: Cannon Valley Education Assistants

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Core Training CNP 1 for ESPs

Date: September 22, 2017 04:00 PM

Contact: Aaron VanMoorlehem

Location: Culvers of Northfield
960 Highway 3 S., Northfield

Description: Certified Negotiator Program (CNP) Parts I and II

This training will help you and your local negotiating team acquire the knowledge and skills to lead your local to settlement. There are two versions: one tailored to education support professionals and one tailored to teachers. Certified negotiators are an asset to every local as we seek to bargain in these challenging times. Each part of the Certified Negotiator Program is five hours. Participants should complete both parts.

Host: Cannon Valley Education Assistants

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Core training MRA I

September 25

Core training MRA I

Date: September 25, 2017 05:00 PM

Contact: Mary Montez, 952-431-4046.

Location: Education Minnesota Apple Valley office
6950 W. 146th St., #112, Apple Valley

Description: Member Rights Advocacy (MRA) Part I

One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

This five-hour session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced. Learn more here.

Host: Mid-Minnesota United

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Hiawatha Valley Teachers United Fall drive-in

Date: September 27, 2017 04:30 PM

Contact: Cherie Weller, 1-800-642-2350 or 507-288-5409

Location: Dover-Eyota High School
615 S. Ave. S.W., Eyota

Description: Agenda:
4:30 p.m., Registration
4:45 p.m., Dinner & welcome
5 p.m., Guest speaker 
6:05 p.m., Breakout session I
7:10 p.m., Breakout session II
8:15 p.m., Closing remarks & door prizes