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The AFSCME Education Department offers a wealth of free online training and education opportunities. Below are some upcoming classes that you can attend.

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How to Be a Mentor: Do You Have What It Takes?

Are you the kind of person who likes to share best practices and lessons learned, as well as give feedback? Do you like to encourage others to achieve their personal best and potential? Are you helping to develop the next generation of leaders within your union or would like to do so?

Whether you're a steward or activist, an experienced leader or AFSCME staff, this online class is for you!

After this 30-min. session, you will:

  • LEARN how to develop excellent union leaders through mentoring
  • REVIEW a model for mentoring
  • KNOW what qualities you bring as a mentor

Please use one of the links below to register at the best time for you:

Your Ideal Mentor: What to Look for

Are you looking for a fresh perspective or need clarity in your work and career? Do you want to learn how to navigate your union role and develop leadership skills? Are you searching for someone who sees your potential and is willing to share some of his or her life’s lessons with you?

Whether you're new to your union (as a leader, activist or union staff) or you’ve been around for a while, this online class is for you!

After this 30-min. session, you will:

  • LEARN the value of a mentoring relationship
  • UNDERSTAND the roles of the mentor and mentees
  • KNOW what qualities to look for in a mentor

Please use one of the links below to register at the best time for you:

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