AFSCME Education Department

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Department of Ed. & Leadership Training
1625 L Street NW
Washington DC, 10016

Phone: 202-429-1250
Fax: 202-429-5088
Website: afscme.org


The department's purpose is to provide training programs designed to support the union's work at the local, regional and national level. Department staff develop quality, innovative curricula and motivate union members to take greater control of their working lives by creating a stronger, more effective union.

The department provides a wide range of training, including officer, steward, contract campaign and organizing. The department also provides training programs for union staff and leadership.

Director of Education and Leadership Training
Yolanda Medina deJesus:

Contact Person
Debra Kidney, Field Education Coordinator:
360-352-2885 ext.12

Field Education Coordinators – Western Region 
Bernice Alvarez:
Debra Kidney:
Katie Weidling:

Field Education Coordinators – Central Region
Michael Dillion:
Tom Ellett:

Field Education Coordinators – Southern Region
Leslie Carter Hicks:
Erica Iheme:

Field Education Coordinators – Eastern Region
Tracy Monahan:
Manuel Melendez: ,