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Opportunities for Union Members

The School of Professional Development offers computer training, professional workshops and personal development programs for members of the professional, scientific and technical bargaining unit of the Public Employees Federation (PEF) and for members of Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA).

New York State & CSEA Partnership
The New York State & CSEA Partnership (formerly CSEA's Labor Education Action Program LEAP) offers members opportunities to advance both personally and professionally. In 1991, LEAP expanded its program to include non-credit courses. Most job-related courses at the provider's institutions are available.

Members are eligible for two tuition benefits during the 2005-2006 program year. The 2005-2006 form is available in two file formats: Word and PDF. The Word document can be saved to your desktop and opened and completed in Microsoft Word. The PDF file can be printed and filled out by hand.

NYS-CSEA Tuition Benefits Application Form (Word format)

NYS-CSEA Tuition Benefits Application Form (PDF format; requires Acrobat or other PDF viewer)


Public Service Workshop Programs For PEF Members
New York State's Public Service Workshop Program offers computer training and professional workshops designed to meet the changing needs of the 53,000 state employees who are members of the professional, scientific and technical bargaining unit of the Public Employees Federation (PEF). Workshops - below is a shortened listing of workshops that have been offered in the past.

For a current schedule of available courses, email SPD, call 631.632.7071 or speak with your union representative.

In addition to computer training, past courses have included:

  • Conflict Management
  • Counseling Skills for At-Risk Populations
  • Customer Service Skills and the State Employee
  • Developing and Enhancing Professional Occupational Skills
  • Diversity Training
  • Ethics Workshop
  • Intercultural Communications
  • Legal Issues for Nurses
  • PowerPoint for Engineers
  • Professional Writing
  • Systematic Assessment and Interventions
  • Technical Writing for Engineers
  • Tools and Techniques for Trainers

The Consortium for Workforce Education
The School of Professional Development is a training provider for the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Workforce Development Center adult education program. The program’s aim is to enhance the skills and abilities of union members and their families. All union members, union and benefit fund staff, their spouses, and retirees are eligible to take part in these classes. All courses are provided at no cost to the union, the member and spouse.

Classes are scheduled upon request and are offered days, evenings, and weekends. Courses include computer training and career development and are described in this website.

Interested individuals should contact their union representative to find out if they are eligible to participate in the program. For additional program information and course scheduling, contact Frank Esposito in the SPD office, frank.esposito@stonybrook.edu or call 631.632.7226.


For More Information
If you would like additional information regarding any of the programs the Division of Career Development offers, email the Division of Career Development or call 631.632.7071.

 

 

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