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Learning Options All Around: AESES Education Seminars

The AESES Education Committee would like to present you with the following six seminars, as part of our Spring 2020 offerings:

Drums Alive – Thursday, March 26.  7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Exciting and at your own pace, learn how to set a beat with dynamic movements of aerobic dance and pulsating rhythms of the drum. A fun group exercise to complete with your fellow co-workers. All participants are required to complete a one-page liability release waiver before the class. Day lockers are available for use. Lock and towel rentals for $1 each, can be arranged from the front desk. Please note that outdoor shoes are not allowed in the Dance Studio. (space – 15 participants)

Metis Flower Beading – Monday, March 30.  7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Metis women developed a distinct flower design that would become the most widely used style among the Metis people of the 19th century. Come and learn how to create this design. We have instructors that are ready to show you how and the supplies are included. Free parking lot next to the main MMF doors, free street parking, and a paid parking lot across the street. (space – 20 participants)

Indoor Succulent Planter – Wednesday, April 15.  6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Get ahead with some pre-spring thoughts while you build your own indoor succulent planter. You will have a choice of containers, 3 plant plugs, soil and decorative dressings, all included. (space – 20 participants)

Introduction to Guitar – Saturday, April 18.  12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.
Learn how to hold and get to know where things are on a guitar. You will be taught the basics about frets, chords and proper finger positioning and movement. (space – 20 participants)

Let’s discuss Discipline & Grievances – 5:15 – 6:45 p.m.
   –  University of Winnipeg – Monday, April 6
–  University of MB – Bannatyne Campus – Thursday, April 16
–  University of MB – Fort Garry Campus – Monday, April 20

Join Lorne Hilton and Colleen Thompson for an interactive discussion on Discipline and Grievance Procedures in the workplace. We will explore the Collective Agreement together and cover topics such as employer investigations, criminal behavior, insubordination, along with the mechanism used in resolving disputes (*spoiler alert* this is where we talk about grievances!).  (space – 25 participants)

Barre – Saturday, April 25.  10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Endurance, strength, flexibility and restoration. This total body workout is intense and rewarding. Using a variety of props, you will blend cardio, Pilates, balance work, and strength training into one invigorating fun movement all done with motivating music. (space – 18 participants)

If you’ve read through the seminar descriptions and would like to attend, fill out the online registration form and submit it to the AESES Office (AESES, c/o mailroom). Be sure to include your payment and submit before the March 13th deadline.  These seminars are intended for AESES signed members and their partners. All sessions are filled on a first come, first served basis, with your completed registration form and payment.

**Please note that as of 2018, AESES has implemented a policy which requires that members be signed as union members in order to participate in our education seminars.  If you are not yet signed (or aren’t sure), but are interested in attending, contact the AESES Office and we can have you fill out a membership form if needed.


Did you know

AESES is affiliated with the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU).

AESES' Charter Meeting was held in December of 1972.

We offer scholarships for AESES dependants at both universities.

Anyone can attend a Board meeting by calling the AESES Business Office prior to the meeting and confirming their attendance.

AESES requires new volunteers for various committees. Please contact the Business Office if you are an AESES member interested in joining one of our committees.