ULI Executive Board: Conducting Officer Elections
Officer elections must be conducted in accordance with the AFT constitution and the standards set out by the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. This lesson will guide you through the steps of conducting an officer election.
ULI Executive Board: Fiscal Responsibility and Records Retention
Union officers have a duty to manage the funds and property of the union solely for the benefit of the union and its members in accordance with the union’s constitution and bylaws. This lesson will cover the financial controls necessary to assure fiscal integrity.
ULI Executive Board: Elements of Leadership
The executive board has the collective responsibility to provide vision and direction. It is up to the leadership team to look ahead, set goals to create a stronger, more effective union and develop a plan to make it happen. By the end of this lesson, you will be able to:
- build a leadership team
- effectively delegate
- use techniques to build consensus
- develop strategic decision-making skills
ULI Executive Board: Executive Board Roles and Responsibilities
Serving on AFT's executive board is both rewarding and demanding. The most effective board members possess a clear view of their roles. This course is designed for current and new executive board members, to deliver a deeper understanding of board structures, roles and responsibilities.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Teacher Leaders Participant Community
The AFT Teacher Leaders Program (TLP) brings together a select group of teachers throughout the school year to learn how to take active leadership roles in their schools, unions and communities. Participants in the TLP help to strengthen the union and its connection to the community building greater support and understanding of public schools.
AFT Nurses and Health Professionals Community
We are more than 150,000 health professionals strong – registered nurses, medical researchers, physicians, dietitians, psychologists, X-ray technicians, therapists and others. We practice in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, labs, blood banks, schools and clinics. AFT NHP is the second-largest nurses’ union in the AFL-CIO!