Member Organizers Campaign

Participants in the UEA Member Organizers program are trained in issue organizing, are provided opportunities to engage with their local and state association and are invited to share their experiences with other UEA members and the Organizing and Membership Capacity Building Committee (OMC). Enrollment in the program is done by UniServ and local units. Program launches with an Issue Organizing Training in February and wraps up end of May. Applications are made available to locals that are participating in the program.

2021 Locals Participating:

Weber Education Association
Aspiring Educators
Provo Education Association

Program Goals:

  1. Build a cohort of member organizer educators to speak on Association involvement.
  2. Develop and apply leadership skills to positively impact local association and state association.
  3. Build leadership skills and stronger advocacy voice.

Additional Details:

  • Program launches with Issue Organizing Training Tuesday, February 16, 2021  4:30 p.m. and wraps up end of May.
  • A $250 stipend will be paid upon completion of all program activities.
  • Up to six participants will be selected.

The UEA is seeking Member Organizers for 2021. To qualify for a stipend, all selected participants must:

  • Participate in Member Organizing Onboarding Training and Debrief meetings (ZOOM).
  • Host monthly informal focus group, digital school visit or meeting of fellow educators (ZOOM) – Total of three.
  • Participate in monthly debrief meetings with Member Organizer Team.
  • Be willing to share experience with UEA’s OMC at one of their monthly meetings (ZOOM) or special meeting of the committee.
  • Write up an article for UEA’s Blog.

Questions?

Connect with your UniServ Director (UD) or UEA Office at 801-266-4461/800-594-8996

Timeline:

December  Locals Enrollment
January  Application deadline and participants announced
February  Onboarding Training | February 16, 2021  4:30 p.m.
March  Debrief Meeting | March 25, 2021  4:30 p.m. (tentative)
April  Debrief Meeting | April 22, 2021  4:30 p.m. (tentative)
May  UEA Blog Write Up + OMC report

Complete the Application to Apply.
Application deadline is Monday, January 11, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. 
Selected participants will be notified by January 18, 2020.

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