This online series of webinars is a great opportunity for district negotiators to acquire a basic level of understanding about bargaining strategies and techniques. It is designed for first time members of your district bargaining team or anyone wanting to refresh their bargaining skills before going to the table in 2021. The course is split into four one-hour sessions that will occur each Wednesday morning, 8:30–9:30 a.m., during the month of February.


All sessions will be hosted via Zoom, 8:30–9:30 a.m.

▪ February 3 | Bargaining Law

▪ February 10 | Reviewing Your CBA and Getting Ready to Bargain

▪ February 17 | Writing Proposals and Going to the Table

▪ February 24 | At the Table and Getting to Settlement


• Warren Hopkins, Executive Director, ERNN
• Lorraine Wilson, Attorney, Porter Foster Rorick
• Mike Parker, Retired Superintendent, Consultant
• Patty Page, Retired Superintendent, Consultant


Please complete the online form via the "Register" button below to reserve your place in the workshop. When your reservation is received, we will process your registration, invoice the contact provided in the online form, and register you for the Zoom sessions.

ERNN District Members $0 (complimentary)
Non-Members $99 per person

This is a full-series workshop purchase.

Up to four clock hours will be available to attendees participating live. The clock-hours form will be delivered via email following the conclusion of the last session on February 24.


Please watch your email for your Zoom confirmation (From: Jamie Chylinski <no-reply@zoom.us>) and follow the link within to add the sessions and your personal links to join to your calendar.

Contact Lisa Gehman at 360.943.5717 or lgehman@wasa-oly.org for assistance. 


These sessions will not be recorded and recording is prohibited. 


A $35 administrative fee applies to all cancellations. No refunds after February 2. No Show = No Refund.


Please contact Lisa Gehman at lgehman@wasa-oly.org or 360.489.3640, with registration questions.

Contact Warren Hopkins, Executive Director, at warren@ernn.com or 206.940.9943 with questions about the workshop.


Interested in becoming a ERNN member district? Contact  Lisa Gehman at lgehman@wasa-oly.org or 360.943.5717.

District membership benefits include:
- One-one-one feedback on issues with ERNN Executive Director
- Regional Representative and member district networking
- 600+ CBAs for contract language samples (through EduPortal)
- Discounted registration to the ERNN Annual Workshop
- Crisis support and referral system
- Statewide bargaining surveys and results
- Bargaining and Negotiations training and workshops
- Labor relation specialist referrals
- ERNN online Resource Center
- Bargaining bulletins and alerts