Many local governments are encountering collective bargaining challenges in their communities, and this training intends to help provide a guide to properly manage this tricky process. The course seeks to give elected officials and managers an overview of the legal authority, rights and obligations, and management strategies for dealing with these negotiations.
Course topics will also include:
• Union Organizing and representation
• Employee choice and “right to work”
• Unfair Labor Practices
• Contract negotiations and strategy
This session qualifies for certificate credit in the Academy for Excellence in Local Government Leadership.
Cost: $55 | Instructors: Aaron Shapiro, Esq., Partner, Connolly Gallagher, LLP
Register now | Download the event flyer | Registration deadline: June 6, 2019
The Institute for Public Administration's Conflict Resolution Program
(CRP) is excited to bring Circle Dialogue to Delaware. CRP is
partnering with Jennifer Clement (Director of the Delaware Center for Youth Development), a highly respected trainer and circle
keeper, to launch an Introduction to Circle Dialogue training. This
introductory training provides a foundation of understanding for using
Circle Dialogues as a tool for conversation.
In this one-day training, explore how Circle Dialogue can:• Increase participation and collaboration in meetings.• Create a safe space that welcomes diversity and differences.• Build community and generate mutual understanding and respect.• Use questions to encourage inquiry.• Benefit a variety of different contexts such as community, workplace, schools, civic groups and more.
Cost: $150 until April 26; otherwise $200 | Instructors: Jennifer A. Clement, Director, Delaware Center for Youth Development; Jessica Velez, Policy Specialist, Conflict Resolution Program; and Kathy Murphy, Coordinator, Conflict Resolution Program
Register now | Download the event flyer | Registration deadline: May 31 (Register by April 26 to pay the early bird rate)
The Democracy Project Institute for Teachers
brings together teachers and leaders in
government and education to discuss the
importance of civic participation for the future
of our democratic society and collaborate on
ways to inspire active youth citizenship.
The Board of Adjustment is an important quasi-judicial municipal body. This session will provide an overview of:
• Proper composition of the board of adjustment
• Jurisdiction of the board
• Proper board procedures for conducting hearings and rendering decisions
• Use and area variance standards
• An overview of appellate review standards for board actions
This session qualifies for certificate credit in the Academy for Excellence in Local Government Leadership, and the Delaware Planning Education Program.
Cost: $55 | Instructor: Max Walton, Esq., Connolloy Gallagher LLP
Register now | Download the event flyer | Registration deadline: June 26, 2019