Trustee Education Path


Education for Trustees, by Trustees.

Serving as a multiemployer trustee in today’s world requires a greater understanding of wide-ranging issues—complex regulations, legislation, health care systems, investment strategies and more. In order to help trustees better meet their educational needs, the Foundation has created a suggested progression of trustee education.

TMP Advanced Leadership Summit


Trustees Masters Program (TMP)


Advanced Trustees and Administrators Institute


New Trustees Institute—Level II: Concepts in Practice


New Trustees Institute—Level I: Core Concepts


Specialty Conferences

Throughout the span of a trustee’s service to a fund, there are several specialty conferences dedicated to specific areas of employee benefits available to enhance their knowledge. These conferences, listed below, outline the latest legal and legislative happenings within the industry, as well as present best practices for health and pension plan management.

Hear what other trustees are saying about the International Foundation and our programs.

"Being a trustee includes a high level of fiduciary responsibility. The Foundation understands this and provides excellent education opportunities to keep members informed on up-to-date issues."Paul G. HammockMultiemployer Labor Trustee
ILA Employers Welfare Fund

"As far as fiduciary responsibilities are concerned, nobody prepares you better to learn what is required of you."Donald C. AllenMultiemployer Labor Trustee
IBEW Local 158