Training

Women Leadership

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Training Details
Training Time:
  • Modules range from 1 to 4 hours.
  • Sessions can also be tailored to the needs of the state or local affiliate.
About

Launched in the 1970s, the Women’s Leadership Training Program continues a century-long NEA legacy of advocacy and leadership for women. Thousands of Association members have reaped the benefits of this successful program, designed to meet the needs of new leaders just beginning to participate in the Association, and experienced leaders serving in the highest local, state, and national positions.

Objectives

The Women’s Leadership Training Program has 4 learning objectives with accompanying modules and tailored seminars:

  • Skills for Emerging Leaders
  • Deepening Your Leadership Skills
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Campaigning to Win
Modules

Skills for Emerging Leaders (SEL)

4 hour minimum
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Skills for Emerging Leaders (SEL)

Appropriate for emerging leaders who are interested in or are new to Association
leadership roles, SEL teaches participants the fundamentals of NEA’s structure
and commitment to social justice tenets, and helps them develop foundational
skills to become active and effective leaders in a diverse and inclusive
Association.

Deepening Your Leadership Skills (DYLS)

4 hour minimum
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Deepening Your Leadership Skills (DYLS)

Designed for leaders with four to seven years of Association leadership
experience, DYLS introduces the tactical skills experienced leaders need to build
power and mobilize their members, with a particular focus on building coalitions
and leading teams.

Strategic Leadership

4 hour minimum
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Strategic Leadership

Designed for leaders with eight or more years of Association leadership
experience, Strategic Leadership provides a forum for the most seasoned
Association leaders to reflect, renew, and recharge as they explore the strategic,
agenda­-driven dimensions of leadership and advocacy.

Campaigning to Win (CTW)

8 hour minimum
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Campaigning to Win (CTW)

CTW’s intense hands-­on workshop teaches leaders how to conduct a winning
campaign for higher elected office. Particularly effective for new leaders, this
program is delivered at the state level upon request.

Growing Leaders & Activists

NEA’s Human & Civil Rights Department works to prepare educators to lead confidently and consciously by focusing on a student-centered agenda and social justice issues that impact their students, schools and communities.