Our minds are on Milwaukee

While we may be in the primetime of summer, we also all know that it won’t be too long until the kids head back to school.

That also means that our second 2017 ICD Learning Summit – Milwaukee -- is right around the corner.

The final summit of 2017 will be held Sept. 19-20 at the Milwaukee Marriott Downtown Hotel.

The early tentative agenda includes a Welcome Reception the evening of Monday, Sept. 18, and an optional tour of the local Harley Davidson plant the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 20.

As always, the time in between will be filled with important programming relevant for the work we do serving Steelworkers through the Career Development benefit. I can tell you that because the Nashville Summit was a great success!

If you haven’t registered yet for the Summit, please do so now .

And if you need to reserve your room at the Marriott, you can do that

The hotel deadline for reserving a room is Aug. 28.

  • Posted by shayden / Posted on 17 July / 0 Comments
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Save The Date: 2018 ICD National Conference

Sometimes all the pieces just fall right into place. 

How fitting it is that the day after we celebrate our nation's independence we are able to announce that our 2018 national conference will be held in the city that started it all ... Philadelphia! 

Our traditional pre-conference activities, including the board meetings and welcome reception, will take place on Tuesday, June 5

The conference will follow over the next two days, June 6-7

So save the date and mark your calendars now! We will follow up with hotel and registration information in the coming weeks. 

We hope you are as excited about this selection as we are.

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Thanks for a great week

Well, the first Learning Opportunities Week is now in the books, and I want to personally thank EVERYONE involved for such an outstanding job.

ICD Staff was able to visit several Career Development Programs, and we still have some visits remaining as some sites have scheduled events past last week.

As we move forward, we will be reaching out to get your feedback on how the week went. We will also spend some time at the brainstorming next steps.

All in all, a job well done by everyone!

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Welcome to L.O.W.!

Welcome to the inaugural Learning Opportunities Week!

As you probably know, L.O.W. is an opportunity for all of us to aggressively showcase all the great things that Career Development has available for Steelworkers.

As the week progresses, we look forward to visiting with some of you and hearing from others about all that is happening at your local program.

One of the many outstanding opportunities available to Steelworkers through ICD is the Tino Fulimeni Memorial Scholarship. It allows children and grandchildren of eligible Steelworkers to earn a $1,000 college scholarship.

This scholarship allows us to create learning opportunities for others. If you know anyone who has a child or grandchild currently in college or getting set to enroll in the fall, please let them know about the Tino Scholarship.

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The launching of Learning Opportunities Week

We have an exciting new initiative at ICD:  Learning Opportunities Week.  The inaugural Learning Opportunities Week, scheduled for the week of June 12, 2017, will be a chance for ICD and all of our sites across the country to promote the excellent work you do. So mark your calendars, star those days, use a highlighter. We expect this to become a big deal.

We first announced “Education Week” at our National Conference last fall when the idea (suggested by Advisory Board Member Mark Langbehn) got approval from our Governing Board.  Since then we have been planning ways to promote the program and engage members during that week with anticipation that it will grow each year.  We envision a Learning Opportunities Week similar to the safety week that engages members and promotes ICD and all of the opportunities to learn each of us has.

We will be sending more information about Learning Opportunities Week and lots of ideas in the coming months.  We look forward to seeing and hearing the ways in which each of our sites bring about this initiative.

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