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Sign up for 2017 training and save the date for 2018 training opportunities! Click on the links below for more information.


Click here for a .pdf of the 2017 Training Calendar!
(updated 5/22/17)

Click here for a .pdf of the *new* 2018 Training Calendar!
(updated 10/13/17)




2017 Upcoming Training Events

December 7, 2017
Legislative & Year in Review Update Location: Rosemont
During our annual year-end program, experts will reflect on the legislation, regulations, and court and other legal decisions that transpired in 2017 and discuss what they see on the horizon for 2018. MORE INFORMATION > >


Completed 2017 Training Events

February 17, 2017
Supervisory Training
Location: Arlington Heights
Click HERE for photos of the 2/17 Supervisory Training.

February 23, 2017
Supervisory Training Location: Oak Brook
Click HERE for photos of the 2/23 Supervisory Training.

March 3, 2017
Employment Law Seminar Location: Oak Brook
Click HERE for photos of #ILELS17!

April 19, 2017
Writing Job Descriptions
Location: Hoffman Estates
Click HERE for photos of the 4/19 Job Descriptions Training.

April 23-27, 2017
NPELRA ATC Location: Long Beach, CA
Visit the National PELRA website and see an overview of the 2017 Annual Training Conference.

May 15-17, 2017
Collective Bargaining Simulation Location: Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena
“Virtually all aspects of the program were positive for me. Great location, good agenda to keep time moving with a balance between bargaining time and classroom seminars. Really great opportunity to learn in a positive environment with helpful/insightful facilitators.” Click HERE for photos of this intensive training exercise!

June 19, 2017
Utilizing Medical Experts in Addressing Employee Illness and Injuries

Location: DeKalb, IL
Click HERE for photos of this training.

July 12, 2017
Police and Fire Recruitment: Challenges and Solutions
Location: Crystal Lake 
Despite poor weather, 52 fire, police, administrators, and HR professionals joined us! Click here for photos of this training.

September 20, 2017
Succession Planning for Public Sector Location: Schaumburg
Participants formulated a plan on how to fill their key positions. Topics included Strategic Personnel Planning, Alternative Staffing Models Identifying Talent, Employee Training and Development. Click here for photos of this training.

October 22-25, 2017
39th Annual Conference Location: Bloomington-Normal
Coming Together for a Successful Tomorrow
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2018 Upcoming Training Events

February 1, 2018 
Supervisory Training,
Village of Arlington Heights, Arlington Heights, IL

February 22, 2018
Supervisory Training, Reserve 21, Glen Ellyn, IL

March 2, 2018
Employment Law Seminar
, Drury Lane Conference Center

April 5, 2018
IBB vs Traditional Bargaining
, Wheeling, IL

April 15-19, 2018
National PELRA Annual Training Conference
, Charleston, SC

May 16, 2018
Boot Camp... Making Proper Employment Decisions and Handling Post Termination Issues
, Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, IL

June 20, 2018
Illinois Legislative Update
, DeKalb, IL

July 18, 2018
Management and Leadership Development
(Full Day Session), Hoffman Estates, IL

September 18, 2018
Conducting PEDA/PSEBA Hearings
, Prairie View Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL

October, 21st – 24th, 2018
40th Annual Conference
, Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena, IL
(we will be offering National PELRA Academy III Training)

December 6, 2018
Conversation with the Unions
, Rosemont, IL