Union Education

As a member of CUPE, there are many educational opportunities available.

CUPE’s Union Development Department offers a wide variety of workshops to help you develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to improve our workplaces and our society.

For more information contact:

  • CUPE Saskatoon Office at 306-382-8262


Upcoming workshops:

  • March 28 & 29, 2019 – Recording Secretaries (REGINA)
  • April 11, 2019 – Financial Essentials (SASKATOON)
  • April 12, 2019 – Financial Officers (SASKATOON)
  • April 15 & 16, 2019 – Introduction to Stewarding (REGINA)
  • April 30 & May 1, 2019 – Introduction to Stewarding & Steward Learning Series: Note-taking (SASKATOON)
  • May 11, 2019 – How Bargaining Works & What Stewards Need to Know (SASKATOON)

For more information on Saskatchewan workshops: Click this link.

Saskatchewan 2019 Summer School
Sunday, May 26 to Friday, May 31, 2019
Waskesiu, Saskatchewan

  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
  • “Early bird” registrations/cheques must be received by March 22, 2019.

To register online:

1. Click on the link (www.cupe.ca/union-education)
2. Click on “Saskatchewan”
3. Click on “Workshops Offered in Saskatchewan”
4. Click on the workshop name (ie. CUPE Saskatchewan Summer School 2019)
5. Fill out the online form and click on the appropriate buttons
6. Click “I have read and understand the cancellation information”
7. Click “Register”

You can also register by contacting: Kim Draeger, Registrar at kdraeger@cupe.ca or 306-382-8262

The following scholarships are available for CUPE members to attend the upcoming Summer School.

1. Glen Makahonuk Scholarship
2. Bruno Friebe Scholarship

Send scholarship applications by mail, fax or e-mail to:

Kim Draeger, Registrar
CUPE Saskatoon Area Office
250 Cardinal Crescent
Saskatoon, SK S7L 6H8
E-mail: kdraeger@cupe.ca
Fax: 1-306-382-8188

Scholarship application deadline is Friday, April 5, 2019.


CUPE Saskatchewan scholarships

CUPE Saskatchewan Division sponsors scholarships, available for CUPE members,  to assist CUPE locals with the expense of sending participants to the annual Summer and Winter Schools in Saskatchewan.

Summer school

  • Glen Makahonuk Scholarship
  • Bruno Friebe Scholarship

Winter school

  • Glen Makahonuk Scholarship
  • Equity-Seeking Groups Scholarship
  • Young Worker Group Scholarship

**Refer to the respective Summer or Winter School brochure for more information and application form, or contact the CUPE Saskatchewan office.

For more information about CUPE schools and courses in Saskatchewan, contact: Kim Draeger, Registrar at kdraeger@cupe.ca or call the CUPE Saskatoon Office at 306-382-8262.

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