Customized legislation development training delivered to your state capital.

The EASTRAIN service is one benefit of membership! Comprehensive leadership trainings are offered to member states through a customized training program initiated by a legislative leadership request and delivered in the state Capitol at little or no cost to the state legislature.

CSG|ERC provides expert trainers who can work directly with member legislative leaders to develop programs tailored to their needs. ERC seeks to include the following elements in its EASTRAIN programs:
» Training always available on a bipartisan basis » Host states assist CSG|ERC in selecting dates and times that allow maximum attendance.

LEADERSHIP | Leadership experts help legislators refine leadership skills and explore character and team development. »

COMMUNICATIONS | Learn effective techniques for dealing with the media and improving public speaking.  »

TIME AND PRIORITY MANAGEMENT | Improve productivity by acquiring management skills to help prioritize competing demands for your time and attention. »

STRESS MANAGEMENT | Learn strategies to cope with workloads and expectations that cause stress and burnout. »

NEGOTIATION, CONSENSUS BUILDING, CONFLICT RESOLUTION | Acquire negotiation and consensus-building skills to enable finding common ground and make deals. »

ETHICS | Discover how to go beyond rules and laws to act ethically and avoid the appearance of conflict of interest. »

CIVIL DISCOURSE AND TRUST | Explore strategies to improve public discourse and build trust, leading to constructive debate and policy solutions.