District 12 Education Conference


The District 12 Education Conference will be held at the Grand Sierra Resort Hotel & Casino in Reno, Nevada.

We hope you take advantage of this special training. If you have any questions, you can contact the District office at 360-639-0865. 

We will be offering a number of dedicated workshops for members to sign up for, each class taking the entire three-day session. The specialized classes are as follows: 


Click here to download the registration form.

Please complete and return the registration form no later than October 15, 2023. Mail completed form and checks to:

United Steelworkers District 12
ATTN: Jeneal Lindeman
1700 Hudson St.
Suite 204
Longview, WA 98632

The District 12 Education Fund will reimburse your local union for hotel room and resort fees on a **double occupancy basis and also waive the $300 registration fee for attendees as follows: 

  • Up to 2 attending Next Generation, and 
  • Up to 2 attending Veterans of Steel, and 
  • Up to 2 attending Women of Steel, and 
  • Up to 2 attending Advanced Grievance Handling, and 
  • Up to 2 attending Shaping our Destiny 

Please send check made payable to “District 12 Conference Fund” in the event your local is sending more than 2 people to attend a particular class. 

All other expenses, including transportation, per diem, and lost time are the responsibility of your Local Union. 

Once the classes are full (see max number listed after class description), the subject class will be closed and the additional names will go on a wait-list. Registration is on a first-come basis. 

**The double occupancy requirement for hotel room reimbursement will be waived should an attendee express a good faith objection to such arrangement. If applicable, please note such on the local’s request to the District for reimbursement. 


Please remember that the room block and classes may fill quickly – so please reserve ASAP! Cut off is Friday, October 15th, or when the block is sold out. 

Grand Sierra Resort
2500 E 2nd Ave.
Reno, NV 89595 

Room rate: $64.00/night Monday through Thursday Nights. A daily resort fee of $20.00 per room per night and room taxes. 


Room Reservations 800-648-5080 
Group name: United Steelworkers District 12 USW 
Group code: USW23 

***All callers will be asked for this code ** 





  • 3-6 p.m. Registration
  • 7-8 a.m. General Session
  • 8-8:45 a.m. Workshops
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Workshops 
  • 6-9:00 p.m. Closing Reception
*Lunch provided Tuesday-Thursday