Building Full Capacity Locals

Resources and training designed to help strengthen your local association and get more members involved.

To qualify for funding, the association must take a self-assessment which will help you determine where your local  needs to strengthen. 

 

 

 


UPCOMING BFCL TRAINING!

Register Here: fill it out online

Reaching Your Members

Come explore a variety of messaging strategies that speak to your members’ interests and needs

Target Audience: Local Presidents, PR Committee members, Crisis Committee members, Newsletter Secretaries

Who:              Doug Hill of Rochester & Todd Bloch of Warren Woods
Two accomplished local leaders with a passion for reaching out to their membership and the ability to make it understandable and fun!                  

What:            An important training module: close to home, in a reasonable time frame and includes a light meal and beverages!

When:           Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.                 

Where:          Bloomfield Hills MEA Office Conference room
43252 Woodward Ave, Suite 200
PH: 248.874.1832

Why:              Because you need to take advantage of this opportunity! Doug and Todd will share ideas that will boost your confidence to write useful newsletters, interesting blogs or harness the power of social media.

How:              Use this link to register: fill it out online                      

                        Or, contact Chris Luckes at cluckes@mea.org or 248.874.1832


BFCL Resouces and Training Information for Leaders

Resource Booklets -

(download below or request copies by calling 800-292-1934, ext. 2941)

PAC Plan of Attack (PDF)- Currently being revised.

Getting Strategic -- Long-Range Planning for Local Leaders (PDF)

A Year in the Life of a Local President (PDF)

Electing your Employer (PDF)- Currently being revised.

Association/Building Representatives and Stewards -- Starting with the Basics (PDF)

Association/Building Representatives and Stewards -- Starting with the Basics -- Higher Ed (PDF)

Crisis Planning: It's never too early to start (PDF) Currently being revised.

Crisis Planning: It's never too early to start - Higher Ed (PDF) Currently being revised.

Communications 101 (PDF) Currently being revised.

(download below or request copies by calling 800-292-1934, ext. 2941)

Communications 101 - Higher Ed (PDF) Currently being revised.

Just Between Presidents - Generation Next (PDF)

Just Between Presidents - Parliamentary Proceudure (PDF)

You've Been Elected. . . Now What? (PDF)

Processing Gripes and Grievances (PDF)

Processing Gripes and Grievances - Higher Ed (PDF)

United We Stand . . . Coalition Building for EA and ESP Units (PDF)

Local Funding Program

There are funds available to local associations to support NEW ideas, activities and programs, especially those designed to engage newer members or increase member political awareness/engagement.

For more information contact MEA Vice President Nancy Strachan at 800-292-1934, ext. 5509.

Local Self-Assessment Tool (PDF)

Local Funding Request Form (PDF)