Equalizer Training

Categories: Women's & Fair Practices

The Women’s and Fair Practices Departments’ Equalizer Training Certification Program Application is open until Friday, February 26! This training is created for AFGE local and council officials and coordinators who have a history of working on EEO cases and want to take their skills to the next level. This training will provide participants advanced EEO skills that they can use to carry an EEO case from beginning to end.

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This comprehensive program requires all participants to attend at least one session per week, completing all four weeks and completing a writing assignment. The training schedule is as follows:

Week 1: EEO I — Theories of Discrimination and Burdens of Proof

  • March 16 from 6 – 9 PM ET or March 18 from 7 – 10 PM ET

Week 2: EEO II — Discovery

  • March 23 from 6 – 9 PM ET or March 25 from 7 – 10 PM ET

Week 3: EEO III — Preparing for Hearing/Pre-hearing Reports/Damages

  • March 30 from 6 – 9 PM ET or April 1 from 7 – 10 PM ET

Week 4: Legal Writing Motion for Summary Judgment

  • April 6 from 6 – 9 PM ET or April 8 from 7 – 10 PM ET

This equalizer training will end with a graded writing assignment. Completion of this assignment and attendance at all weekly training is necessary for participants to receive their Equalizer certification.

Applicants to the Equalizer program must meet the following criteria:

  • Taken at least 3 EEO trainings offered by WFP in the last 5 years
  • Must take all WFP EEO on-line self-paced modules
  • Must have representational experience
  • Must complete and receive at least a 75% on the application quiz.

Applicants can access the Women’s and Fair Practice’s On-line Self-Paced Modules here.

The application to this flagship training closes on February 26. Please consider reviewing all the self-paced modules and completing the application and quiz as soon as you can.

NOTE: the completion of the quiz is required to render applications complete. You can access the quiz here.

Thank you for your interest and do not hesitate to reach out to WFP Program Specialist Denver Supinger at [email protected] with any questions you may have.

We are excited to offer this new training opportunity!

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