Education

Every UAW member has a right to access educational tools that allow full participation in their union. UAW Region 1 has many classes and materials geared to enhance your UAW engagement and activism.  Classes are held generally 4 times a year.  Registration information will be posted on the website as it becomes available.

UAW Region 1 is pleased to announce that scholarships are available to those students who are children or grandchildren of UAW Region 1 local union members and are graduating from high school this

UAW Region 1 is offering five weeks of FREE educational workshops beginning Tuesday,

The UAW Local 412 Veterans Council is hosting a two-day benefits class from 8 am to 4 pm on Saturdays, March 21and 28, 2020. The class will be hosted at:

Important Update:

Region 1 Winter Educational Program

Please note that the Region 1 Education Classes begin

Tuesday, February 11 and Thursday, February 13, 2020

We understand a flier was circulated with dates indicating classes start this week. We regret any inconvenience this error may have caused you.

The Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center is the realization of late UAW President Walter Reuther’s vision of a world-class worker's education and recreational center.

Also known as Black Lake, the Family Education Center opened in 1970.  This beautiful wooded retreat has been visited by thousands of UAW members and families for union-related education, training and recreational programs.

This conference is for all union communicators.

Who is a UAW communicator? A UAW member who has: 

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The UAW National Skilled  Trades Conference to be held at  Bally’s Hotel in Las  Vegas, Nevada from April 30 – May 2, 2019.

Registration for this conference is now closed. 

The UAW Education Department will hold its Standing Committees Institute during June 23-28, 2019 at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center in Onaway, Michigan.

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The UAW Community Services Department will hold its annual Community Services Conference  on May 19 – 24, 2019.  This year’s conference will be held at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center, Onaway, Michigan.

Please note:  The conference will be limited to 300 delegates on a first-come, first-serve basis.