Class Schedule for Tuesday, Aug. 30
Robert’s Rules - Four one-hour classes (12 p.m. – 4 p.m.)
Participate in a mock convention and put your Robert’s Rules of Order knowledge to practice. Robert’s Rules provide common rules and procedures for deliberation and debate in order to place the whole membership on the same footing and speaking the same language. The conduct of ALL business is controlled by the general will of the whole membership - the right of the deliberate majority to decide. Robert's Rules provides for constructive and democratic meetings, to help, not hinder, the business of the assembly. Under no circumstances should "undue strictness" be allowed to intimidate members or limit full participation.
NATCA 101 (12 p.m. – 2 p.m.)
Have you ever faked a knowing nod when a veteran member at your local starts talking about the IWR's, or the multi-units contract, or the Green Book v. White Book? If so, NATCA 101 may be the course for you! NATCA 101 is an interactive learning course for members. The class is intended to introduce our newer members, as well as those looking to get more involved, to the organization and structure of NATCA. NATCA 101 endeavors to provide a foundation of information about NATCA that will help members to better understand and become more involved with the organization that is working on their behalf everyday. Having a basic understanding of your Union, and then building on it with personal involvement, are the first steps toward a stronger local, a more powerful national Union, and a better future for you and your family.
NATCA Safety (12 p.m. – 4 p.m.)
The Safety Course is designed to teach FACREPs, Safety Reps, and LSC members the various safety orders and MOUs and how they work together. The course will discuss the NATCA Safety structure, ATSAP, Voluntary Safety Reporting Programs, Partnership for Safety, QC and QA responsibilities, Individual Performance Management and Safety Risk Management.
How to Stay Out of Jail: A Lesson on Local Finance (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)
Learn the what NOT's of your local finances. This class will cover the proper way to record your locals finance's, what forms need to be filed and when, and what happens when you don’t.
Why NATCA is Legislatively Active and Why You Should Care (2 p.m. - 4 p.m.)
How well do the people who make decisions about your career understand what you do? Not as well as we would like. Come learn who these people are, what kind of influence they have on your profession, and what NATCA does to educate them on our issues. Most importantly, you will learn how you can get involved.
Building a Stronger Local (2 p.m. - 4 p.m.)
Learn how everyone from FacRep to member all play an essential role within the team of a Local. Building a Stronger Local is an interactive class designed to enhance the strength of your local by emphasizing the importance of teamwork, education and communication.