The Education Fund provides Local 1180 members with a variety of opportunities to develop, improve, and enhance their workplace skills.  Programs are designed with member needs in mind.  Training is relevant and rewarding.  Classes are offered evenings and/or Saturdays.

The Workplace Literacy Program offers courses that assist members with improving skills in communication, management, and computer usage.  Personal Interest classes were created to address topics suggested by members.

Seminars and Workshops are designed to encourage members to plan for the future by exploring topics concerning financial issues.

The Exam Prep Programs are developed on an as-needed basis to assist members in preparing for civil service promotional and open competitive exams.

What's Hot?
  1180 Online Account Workshop
Are you a Local 1180 member? How do I get an 1180 Online Account?  What if I forgot my password? Are you planning to take the exam for Administrative Manager?  Principal Administrative Associate?  Study alone?    If so, this 2-hour workshop is for you! Join us, and get the information that you need to know. Register Now!
  Pre-Retirement Planning
If you retired today, how much income would you need?
Where would it come from?            
It's time to think about what you'll need for retirement and what you'll do after retirement? 
Register Now! 
  Conversational Spanish
Our 24-hour introductory course will give the student an understanding of the Spanish language... Take your Spanish to the next level with our 24-hour intermediate class that builds on ... Our 24-hour advanced class will allow the student to...become highly proficient. Register Now! 
  Writing Business Messages
Whether writing or editing e-mails, memoranda, letters, or business correspondence, you want your professional messages read and understood. This short course will help you develop the skills to improve your writing. This course is designed for workers who need to review writing basics. You'll practice preparing letters, memoranda, and reports. Register Now!
  Making the Transition to Management
You’ve gotten the promotion! Now make it work. In today’s fast-changing environment, there’s no time to ease your way into your position. Now you can gain the practical know-how you need – and the confidence you want – to plan, organize, delegate and communicate with the skills of an effective manager. Register Now!
  Developing & Maintaining Discipline
To maintain discipline means maintaining efficiency, cooperation, and proper work conduct among employees to achieve desired goals. Effective supervisors recognize that the average employee wants to do a good job. Register Now!


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Holidays and/or No Classes

Independence Day
Monday, July 4, 2016

Labor Day
Monday, September 5, 2016

Columbus Day Observed

Monday, October 10, 2016

Election Day
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Veteran's Day
  Friday, November 11, 2016

Thanksgiving Holiday Recess
  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 to
Saturday, November 26, 2016

Winter Holiday Recess
Monday, December 12, 2016 to
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observed
Monday, January 16, 2017

Lincoln's Birthday Observed/Holiday Weekend
Saturday, February 11 to
February 14, 2017

President's Day Observed/Holiday Weekend
Saturday, February 18 to
Monday, February 20, 2017

Spring Recess
Monday, April 10 to 
Friday, April 21, 2017

Memorial Day Observed/Holiday Weekend
Saturday, May 27 to
Monday, May 29, 2017