This past President’s Day weekend, National Labor College students pursuing their degrees in the School of Labor Studies spent four days together in the intensive residency component of the Living Labor History class – a class which introduces students to the major developments of working people, their organizations, and their communities over the course of American history.
“I love to learn!” Not surprising words from a man who has dedicated his life to education. Nathan Saunders is President of the Washington Teachers’ Union, which represents 4,000 active and 2,500 retired public school teachers. He is responsible for contract negotiations, ensuring proper working conditions, and serves as the voice for public school teachers in DC.
He is also a proud supporter of National Labor College’s (NLC) labor-focused educational offerings. Saunders received his Master’s Degree in Legal and Ethical Studies with a concentration in negotiation and conflict management from the University of Baltimore through a partnership with NLC. Saunders has been involved with NLC since he graduated from the Harvard Trade Union program in 2008. Continue reading
This Valentine’s Day, we asked faculty, staff, and administration at National Labor College to share with us what they love about NLC. Here are just a few of the outstanding women and men who work every day to carry out NLC’s mission.
“I love NLC’s mature student population who are self-expressed and bold leaders.” -Steve Krone, Director of the Construction Management degree program. Continue reading