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Programs and Courses


The LABOR School
503 Keller Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

TEL: 814-867-2287

Programs and Courses

Labor Activist Academy: Four non-credit courses designed to equip labor activists, stewards, and leaders to meet the challenges facing today’s labor movement; these are offered in certain geographic locations though partnerships with local labor councils.

Mid-Atlantic Labor Leadership Initiative: An intensive, three-week program for labor and allied leaders with significant leadership responsibilities in their organizations.

Trainings and Workshops: See our upcoming list of webinars and other programs for labor movement activists, staff and leaders.

Women’s Summer School 2022: The 45th UALE Northeast Summer School for Union Women is a four-day residential program meant to strengthen attendee’s knowledge and understanding of the U.S. labor movement.

Customized Training: Looking for something tailored to meet the needs of your organization? The LABOR School offers customized education programs for local unions, labor councils, and other labor organizations on a variety of subjects. We customize the content and design to meet your organization’s desired outcomes for the program. We travel to your location and can work with your staff to deliver training together. We’ve done everything from labor history presentations to a multi-day training program for a growing local union.