Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

AFT Local 943


Union Leadership Institute

Get the training to become more active in the Union!

Illinois Federation of Teachers


Union Leadership Institute


Union Leadership Institute (ULI) North courses are held at the IFT Robert M. Healey Center in Westmont, Ill. Most courses are held over three weekends and participants must attend all three sessions to complete the course. In addition to the core three-weekend courses, one-weekend sessions will be offered, including Worksite Leader Training (Fall).  

2018-19 ULI North sessions will be held on:

  • Fall: November 3-4, 2018 -- Register by Tuesday, October 2nd

  • Winter: February 9-10, 2019 

  • Spring: April 27-28, 2019

2018-19 ULI courses will include:

  • Introduction to Collective Bargaining

  • Boot Camp for Union Leaders

  • Effective Grievance Administration

  • The Para-Teacher Collaboration: A Classroom Duet (single weekend)

  • Worksite Leader Training (single weekend)

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943 Application for Conferences and Conventions



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