As a member of the WPEA/UCFW Local 365, you are eligible for benefits that can save you thousands. One of those includes the possibility for you and/or your loved ones to earn an Associate’s Degree online through Eastern Gateway Community College with absolutly no out-of-pocket costs or need for loans. This benefit is available exclusively to UFCW members, retired members, and family of members, including children, spouses, grandchildren, domestic partners, and dependents.
Best of all, the UFCW Free College Benefit is designed to help you balance work and home life. You can attend school part-time or full-time – whichever fits your schedule. All you need to get started is a high school degree or GED, there are no entrance exams to worry about. To find out more about enrollment and programs offered please visit www.ufcw.org/college.
WPEA Training & Education Fund
WPEA is committed to providing their members with the opportunity to improve their lives. Through a combination of online courses, quarterly meetings, and an agency service project, we will help you take the next step in your career. Skilled trade, administrative, and IT training is now available. Contact WPEA Training Coordinator John Littel for more information and a personalized education plan. Realizing your career goals is just an email away!
Choose Your Own Courses
As an added benefit, all public employees are eligible to take no-cost individual courses through lynda.com. Learn a new, valuable skill, on your own time. Learn from industry experts who are passionate about teaching with the ability to switch between your computer, tablet, or mobile device to learn on the go.
Don't forget to check out our scholarships page to find out even more ways to make obtaining a degree more affordable.