Have You Heard What Negotiations Training Attendees Are Saying?
Have You Heard What Negotiations Training Attendees Are Saying?
Corrie Pelc
Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Look at what attendees had to say about the first session in our Negotiations Training series: 

  • “What an amazing training … all of this was so helpful!”
  • “All aspects were great”
  • “I like the small group size!” 
  • “Materials are professional and relevant … great real life situations”
  • “Very informative … looking forward to future sessions”

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to become a better, more effective member of your negotiating team!

SSDA’s Negotiations Training workshop series continues with four additional full-day sessions: 

◊ Thursday, November 9th ◊ Show Me the Money!!!
Techniques in Positional Bargaining: The Cost of 1%, Negotiating Total Compensation Including Salary and Employee Benefits • Knowing and Recognizing Union High Pressure Tactics • Understanding Impasse/Mediation/ Fact-finding and Beyond • Applying the Concepts: Bargaining Family Feud (Interactive) • Nightmare at the Bargaining Table: Compensation (Practice Exercise)

◊ Friday, January 12th ◊ Layoffs & Language
Close Up on Contract Language-Pitfalls, Issues, and New Ideas: Layoffs/Reemployment Rights, Association Rights, Evaluations, Hour of Work, Discipline • Achieving Language Changes through the LCAP by using: Supplemental and Concentration Dollars as Compensation to Achieve Increased or Improved Services to Students • Nightmare at the Bargaining Table: Language Changes (Practice Exercise)

◊ Friday, April 13th ◊ Getting the Word Out
External Communication during the Bargaining Process: District Budget, Educational Priorities, Public Updates of the Parties’ Positions in Bargaining • Developing Your District’s Budget Communication (Interactive) • Responding to Union Demands to Bargain “the Effects” of a Policy Change or an LCAP Spending Decision • Nightmare at the Bargaining Table: “Effects” or “Impacts” Bargaining (Practical Exercise) 

◊ Friday,June 15th ◊ Looking Forward

Planning Ahead for Bargaining in the 2018-‘19 School Year • Other Matters-TBA

Missed the First Session? No problem! You can still attend!

The Details

  • Registration for the remaining four full-day workshops is $1,000 per person or $2,250 for 3 members from one district. 
  • Each day’s program will take place at the SSDA’s offices at 925 L St., Ste. 1400 in Sacramento and runs from 9am to 3pm. 
  • Registration price includes breakfast and lunch. 
  • Attendees will need to bring copies of their Collective Bargaining Agreement, Budget, and LCAP to the Sessions.

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Questions? Contact or call 916-662-7213