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Member Education

About Us

Member education and mobilizing are at the heart of OPSEU’s vision of unionism. The Education staff from the Campaigns and Member Education Unit works with staff and members all over OPSEU to design regional education courses and leadership programs. We develop the facilitation skills of our members and staff, and support campaigns and bargaining with effective mobilizing education. We help locals, sectors and regions strengthen their education programs, and we work with Equity committees and caucuses to integrate equity into all OPSEU education programs.

News

May 24, 2016
Forty-five local presidents from across the province completed an orientation program at OPSEU head office over the past two weeks.
May 5, 2016
The application deadline for the OPSEU Larry Cripps Scholarship and Global Solidarity Scholarships is June 15, 2016.
June 22, 2015
A new series of short animated videos is the latest addition to our collection of education materials offered to OPSEU members.

Events

February 22, 2017 to February 24, 2017
OPSEU is holding an orientation for new local presidents in February 2017.
February 11, 2017 to February 12, 2017
Region 1 - Windsor service area is pleased to provide a February, 2017 educational. Agenda Friday, February 10th 8:00pm – 11:00pm - Hospitality
January 27, 2017 to January 28, 2017
This conference will explore the principles and concepts of systemic equity and identify the different ways systemic equity works in a union environment.

Scholarships

OPSEU offers six scholarships to OPSEU members, dependants and wards. Full description, eligibility criteria and application requirements for each scholarship can be found here.

Upcoming Regional Educationals

Contact Us

The Education staff from the Campaigns and Member Education Unit can be reached at 416-443-8888 or 1-800-268-7376, at the following extensions:

Andrea Meunier, A/Secretary - Ext. 8299

Scott Kennedy, Education Officer - Ext. 8357

Marty McFarlane, Education Officer - Ext. 8372

Emily Visser, A/Education Officer, Bilingual - Ext. 8714

Fran Borsellino, Supervisor - Ext. 5230 (cell: 416-575-3064)

Kay Singh, Education Officer (LOA)

Education Multimedia

See all of our videos on the OPSEU Education YouTube channel.

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