Skip to main content
The School for Workers is the oldest university-based labor education program in the United States, founded in 1925.  Part of the Division of Continuing Education, Outreach and Electronic Learning in the University of Wisconsin-Extension, the offices of the School are located on the scenic campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Consistently ranking among the most livable cities in America, Madison is an ethnically and culturally diverse city of over 200,000 known for a lively arts scene, Big Ten athletics, excellent outdoor opportunities and a world-class university.  Our web address is
The School trains over a thousand students each year in about 80 non-credit programs. Residential programs are offered in Madison at UW-Extension conference center facilities.  Other educational programs are offered throughout Wisconsin and the U.S. The School also conducts extensive applied research on a project basis.