School for Workers is the original university-based labor education program in the United States. Started in 1925 as one of the first operational components of the Wisconsin Idea, the School's faculty and staff have long brought teaching, research, and outreach to thousands of workers, unions and employers throughout Wisconsin, the nation and the world.
Announcing fall 2021 institutes
Registration now open!
School for Workers institutes are high-quality, noncredit courses taught by university faculty in Madison or online. The fall 2021 institutes offer something for everyone, with residential, online, and on-demand learning opportunities.
New! On-demand institutes
School for Workers news
Leo Chavez, Anthropology, University of California, Irvine will speak online via Zoom on Wednesday, September 15 at noon on The Emotional Toll of Anti-Immigrant and Anti-Latino Political Rhetoric. Leo R. Chavez is a Distinguished Professor …September 13, 2021
School for Workers is pleased to announce Teamsters Local 344 Business Representative and Director of Organizing, Kevin Schwerdtfeger will be joining us for Labor Forward on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Labor Forward is a free, …September 8, 2021
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National Labor College Legacy Institute
School for Workers is proud to be recognized as a National Labor College (NLC) Legacy Institute. As a Legacy Institute, the Board of Trustees of NLC recommends School for Workers to all members of the labor movement as an institute where they can access high-quality labor education offerings.