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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
  • 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)

Click for course descriptions and registration form. Register by October 5.

NEW! ULI North winter session will include the new class, Student Debt Clinic: Train the Trainer Workshop. More information here. Registration is due by January 14

Registration reminders and invoices for any unpaid fees will be sent to participants before the Winter and Spring sessions. Confirmation notices and training agendas will be mailed prior to each session.

Participants who pay their own registration fees and who are not reimbursed by their locals may be eligible for a reduced registration fee through the UPD rebate process. Information about the Individual Member Rebate is included on the registration form.

Classes fill up quickly, so please don’t delay in submitting your completed registration and payment. A separate registration form must be completed for each ULI participant from your local. Registration cannot be guaranteed unless payment is received by the registration deadline.

Questions? Call Benita Twillie at 630/468-4080.



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