2019 Workshop Schedule

Workshop Descriptions

Workshop Name Changes:

~Local Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop changed to:  Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation

~Local Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Recertification Workshop changed to:   Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Recertification Workshop

~Local Government Private Sector Grievance Representation  Workshop change to:   Grievance Representation  Workshop

~Local Government Grievance Representation Recertification Workshop changed to: Grievance Representation Recertification  Workshop


  Long Island Region

3 Garet Place

Commack, New York 11725

Tel: (631) 462-0030

* For workshops in the Metropolitan Region 2 Area, please call the CSEA Metropolitan Region 2 Office at (212) 406-2156 to register.


  • To Register for this program go to:Register Me
  • or contact Mildred Garcia at 518-257-1411 or mildred.garcia@cseainc.org
  • This is a free event and open to the public, however, space is limited and registration is required.
  • Brought to you by CSEA and AFSCME

  • January 8 – 9, 2019: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop: Sign-in: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Workshop: 6:00pm – 9:00 pm; Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Pkwy., Hicksville, NY 11801 Open to Region

  • January 10, 2019: Working People’s History Workshop: Sign-in: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Workshop: 6:00pm – 9:00 pm; CSEA Long Island Region 1 Office, 3 Garet Place, Commack, New York 11725 Open to Region

  • January 12, 2019: Contract Negotiations: Team Training Workshop: Sign-in: 8:30 am – 9:00 am; Workshop: 9:00am – 3:30 pm;CSEA Local 865 Office, 2545 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow, NY 11554 Open to Region

  • January 23 – 24, 2019: Steward Workshop: Sign-in: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Workshop: 6:00pm – 9:00 pm; Pilgrim  Psychiatric Center, Building 81, 7th Floor, Room 7A24, 998 Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, New York 11717 Open to Region

  • January 31, 2018: State Government Grievance Representation Recertification Workshop: Sign-in: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Workshop: 6:00pm – 9:00 pm; CSEA Long Island Region 1 Office, 3 Garet Pl., Commack, NY 11725 Open to Region

  • February 5, 2019: Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 870 Office, 1731 D North Ocean Avenue, Medford, New York 11763 Open to the Region

  • February 6, 2019: Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 870 Office, 1731 D North Ocean Avenue, Medford, New York 11763 Open to the Region 

  • February 13, 2019: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Recertification Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Coes Neck Park, 1240 Coes Neck Rd., Baldwin, NY 11510 Open to the Region 

  • February 26 – 27, 2019: Steward Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; NUMC Hospital, CSEA Office‐ A Building, 5th Floor, 2201 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow, NY 11542 Open to the Region 

  • February 27, 2019: Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Clinton County Government Building, Old Court House, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 133 Margaret Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901 Open to the Region 

  • February 12, 2018: Grievance Representation Recertification Workshop: Sign-in: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Workshop: 6:00pm – 9:00 pm; Merrick Golf Course 2550 Club House Rd. Downstairs Meeting Room Merrick, NY 11566 Open to Region

  • March 12 – 13, 2018: Advanced Grievance: Introduction to Contract Interpretation Workshop: Sign-in: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Workshop: 6:00pm – 9:00 pm; CSEA Local 882 Office, 791 Park Place, Long Beach, New York 11561 Open to Region

Additional Workshops TBA


Metropolitan Region

25 Maiden Lane, 5th Floor


  • January 22 – 23, 2019:  State Government Grievance Representation Workshop, Sign-in: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Workshop: 6:00pm –  9:00 pm;CSEA Metropolitan Region 2 Office, 125 Maiden Lane, 5th Floor, New York, NY 1003 Open to region

  • March 4, 2019:  Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network Workshop, Sign-in: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Workshop: 6:00pm –  9:00 pm; CSEA Metropolitan Region 2 Office, 125 Maiden Lane, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10038

  • March 5, 2019:  Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers Workshop, Sign-in: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm; Workshop: 6:00pm –  9:00 pm; CSEA Metropolitan Region 2 Office, 125 Maiden Lane, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10038

Additional Workshops TBA


Southern Region

568 State Route 52

Beacon, New York 12508

Tel: (845) 831-1000 or (800)-757-CSEA

* For workshops in the Capital Region 4 Area, please call:

CSEA Capital Region 4 Office at (518) 782-4400 or (800) 874-7344


  • January 12, 2019: Grievance Representation Workshop: Sign In: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM, Workshop: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM; Fox Lane High School,Room A112,632 S. Bedford Road, Bedford, New York 10506 Open to the Region

  • January 15, 2019: Presidents and Vice Presidents Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 884 Office, 20 Squadron Blvd New City, New York 10956

  • January 16 – 17, 2019: Grievance Representation Workshop: Sign In: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM, Workshop: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM;CSEA Local 884 Office, 20 Squadron Blvd New City, New York 10956 Open to the Region

  • February 2, 2019: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop: Sign In: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM, Workshop: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM;CSEA Local 860 Office, 595 West Harstdale Avenue, White Plains, New York 10607 Open to the Region

  • February 12 – 13, 2019: State Government Grievance Representation Workshop: Sign In: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM, Workshop: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM; Unity Hall (QWL Building), across the street from NYSDOC Ulster Correctional Facility, 750 Berme Rd., Napanoch, NY 12458 Open to the Region

  • February 26 – 27, 2019: Contract Negotiations: Team Training Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Local 844 Office, 20 Squadron Blvd., Suite 580, New City, NY 10956 Open to the Region

  • March 5 – 6, 2019:Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 814 Office, 21 Davis Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Open to the Region

  • March 13 – 14, 2019:State Government Grievance Representation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 507 Office, 686 Aaron Ct., Kingston, NY 12401 Open to the Region

Additional Workshops TBA


Capital Region

1 Lear Jet Lane, Suite 2
Latham, New York 12110

Tel: (518) 782-4400 or (800) 874-7344

* For workshops in the Plattsburgh Satellite Office, please call the CSEA Plattsburgh Satellite Office at (518) 563-0761 to register.


  • January 8 – 9, 2019: State Government Grievance Representation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Headquarters, 143 Washington Ave., Conference Room 1‐B, Albany, NY 12210 Open to the Regio

  • January 9 – 10, 2019: Grievance Representation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 885 Office, 650 Franklin Street, Suite 107 Schenectady, New York 12305 Open to the Region

  • January 16 – 17, 2019: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 857 Office, 959 Rt. 9, Queensbury, New York 12804 Open to the Region

  • January 29, 2019: Local Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Binghamton Satellite Office, 71 State Street, Bache Building, Binghamton, NY, 13901 Open to the Region Rescheduled from 12/12 & 12/13

  • February 5 – 6, 2019: Grievance Representation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; SUNY Empire State College, Room 137, 113 West Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Open to the Region 

  • February 12, 2019: Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Greenwich Central School, Middle Grade Building, 10 Gray Avenue, Greenwich, New York 12834 Open to the Region 

  • February 26, 2019: Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Clinton County Government Building, Old Court House, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 133 Margaret Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901 Open to the Region 

  • February 27, 2019: Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Clinton County Government Building, Old Court House, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 133 Margaret Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901 Open to the Region 

  • March 16, 2019: Steward Workshop: Sign In: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM, Workshop: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM; Cambridge Central School Room 80, 24 S. Park St., Cambridge, NY 12816 Open to the Region 

Additional Workshops TBA


 Central Region

6595 Kirkville Road
East Syracuse, New York 13057

Tel: (315) 433-0050 or (800) 559-7975

  *For workshops in Binghamton Satellite Office,  please call the CSEA Binghamton Satellite Office at (607) 772-1750

* *For workshops in Region 6, please call the CSEA Western Region 6 Office at (716) 691 – 6555 or (866) 568-7734


  • January 23, 2019: Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Rochester Satellite Office, 3495 Winton Place, Building E, Suite 3, Rochester, New York 14623 Open to region

  • January 29, 2019: An Overview of the Family Medical Leave Act Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 823 Office, 215 Washington St., Suite 108, Watertown, NY 13601 Open to region

  • January 29, 2019: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM;CSEA Binghamton Satellite Office, 71 State Street, Bache Building, Binghamton, New York 13901Open to region

  • January 30 – 31, 2019: Steward Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Local 825 Office, 7644 N. State St., Lowville, NY 13367 Open to region

  • January 30 – 31, 2019: State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Binghamton Satellite Office, 71 State Street, Bache Building, Binghamton, New York 13901 Open to region

  • February 9, 2019: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Central Region 5 Office, 6595 Kirkville Rd., East Syracuse, NY 13057 Open to region

  • March 4 – 5, 2019: State Government Grievance Representation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Central Region 5 Office, 6595 Kirkville Road, East Syracuse, New York 13057 Open to region

  • March 12 – 13, 2019: Grievance Representation Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Canton Satellite Office, 7 Commerce Ln., Canton, NY 13617 Open to region

Additional Workshops TBA


Western Region

120 Pineview Drive
Amherst, New York 14228

Tel: (716) 691-6555) or (866)-568-7734

* For workshops in the Rochester Satellite Office, please call the CSEA Rochester Satellite Office at (585) 272-0800 to register.

**For workshops in Region 5,  please call the CSEA Central Region 5 Office at (315) 433-0050 or (800) 559-7975.


  • January 14, 2019: Steward Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, 10 Upper College Dr., Alfred, NY 14802 Open to region

  • January 15 – 16, 2019: Steward Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Pierri’s Central Restaurant, 104 Village Square, Painted Post, NY 14870 Open to region

  • January 24, 2019: Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Rochester Satellite Office, 3495 Winton Place, Building E, Suite 3, Rochester, New York 14623 Open to region

  • February 6, 2019: Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Western Region 6 Office, 120 Pineview Dr, Amherst, New York 14228 Open to region

  • February 7, 2019: Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Western Region 6 Office, 120 Pineview Dr, Amherst, New York 14228 Open to region

  • February 23, 2019: Steward Workshop: Sign In: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM, Workshop: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM; West Seneca East Senior High School Cafeteria, 4760 Seneca Street, West Seneca, NY 14224 Open to region

  • February 27 – 28, 2019: Steward Workshop: Sign In: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM, Workshop: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM; CSEA Rochester Satellite Office, 3495 Winton Place, Building E, Suite 3, Rochester, New York 14623 Open to region

Additional Workshops TBA