Education Program – NB Region – January to June 2017

Course

Date & Location

Description

Application Deadline

 

Convention Preparation

Course

(English)

 

 

February 4, 2017

 

Days Inn and Suites

2515 Mountain Road

Moncton, NB

 

This workshop will introduce new activist to the purpose and mechanics of a union convention.  The “why, what, and how” of conventions are introduced.

This workshop is intended for members looking forward to a first participation as delegates or observers to the PSAC Regional convention (June 2017) or component conventions.

 

January 25, 2017

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

 

 

Convention Preparation

Course

(English)

 

 

 

February 4, 2017

 

Delta Saint John

Brunswick Square,

 39 King St

 Saint John, NB

 

This workshop will introduce new activist to the purpose and mechanics of a union convention.  The “why, what, and how” of conventions are introduced.

This workshop is intended for members looking forward to a first participation as delegates or observers to the PSAC Regional convention (June 2017) or component conventions.

 

January 25, 2017

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

 

Talking Union Basics

 

(English)

 

February 25 & 26, 2017

 

Hotel Shediac

222 Belliveau Street

Shediac, NB

The TUB is an introduction course on union basics and is open to all members.

*Please note this course is often a pre-requisite for many other PSAC courses including the PSAC Atlantic school.

 

February 10, 2017

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

 

Talking Union

Basics

 

(French)

 

 

February 25 & 26, 2017

 

PSAC Boardroom

30 Englehart St, Suite G

Dieppe, NB

The TUB is an introduction course on union basics and is open to all members.

*Please note this course is often a pre-requisite for many other PSAC courses including the PSAC Atlantic school.

 

February 10, 2017

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

 

Convention Prep

Course

(English)

 

 

March 11, 2017

 

Rodd Miramichi River

1809 Water St,

Miramichi, NB

This workshop will introduce new activist to the purpose and mechanics of a union convention.  The “why, what, and how” of conventions are introduced.

This workshop is intended for members looking forward to a first participation as delegates or observers to the PSAC Regional convention (June 2017) or component conventions.

 

February 24, 2017

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

 

 

Convention Prep

Course

(French)

 

 

March 18, 2017

 

PSAC Boardroom

30 Englehart St, Suite G

Dieppe, NB

This workshop will introduce new activist to the purpose and mechanics of a union convention.  The “why, what, and how” of conventions are introduced.

This workshop is intended for members looking forward to a first participation as delegates or observers to the PSAC Regional convention (June 2017) or component conventions.

 

March 3, 2017

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

 

Grievance Handling

(English)

 

May 6 & 7, 2017

 

Hampton Inn & Suites

470 Bishop Dr.

Fredericton, NB

 

This course provides new PSAC Shop Stewards with essential basics for grievance handling and effective stewarding.

 

April 21, 2017

 

Please see posters for details on how to register

 

Grievance Handling

(French)

 

May 6 & 7, 2017

 

PSAC Boardroom

30 Englehart St, Suite G

Dieppe, NB

 

This course provides new PSAC Shop Stewards with essential basics for grievance handling and effective stewarding.

 

April 21, 2017

 

Please see posters for details on how to register

 

Webinar – Resolution Writing

7pmATL / 7:30p NL, Tuesday, January 31, 2017

 

This webinar will prepare members to draft resolutions to submit to upcoming regional and component conventions.  Participants will learn about the role of resolutions in union democracy and how to write an effective resolution.

 

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6063349609805117187

 

 

 

ADVANCED PROGRAM

 

 

Feb 18 - 22, 2017

Unionism on Turtle Island

 

 

Westin Nova Scotian

Halifax, NS

 

Dates TBD,

Fall 2017

 

 

Advanced Duty to Accommodate

 

 

Location to be announced

 

 

UPCOMING CONFERENCES

 

 

March 24-28, 2017

 

 

National Equity Conferences

 

 

Toronto, Ontario

 

 

June 22-25, 2017

 

 

Atlantic Regional Convention

 

 

Saint John, New Brunswick

 

Other training options available:  All PSAC members can also do on-line education training on different topics at the following link: psacunion.ca/online-learning and click on “Visit PSAC's online learning centre”.at the bottom of the page.

 

Members can also access new on-line Steward courses at the following link: http://vubiz.com/shop-stewards

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