2017 Legislative Recap

Career Ladder, Health Insurance, Master Teacher Premiums Highlight Session The 2017 Idaho legislative session was notable for what actions were taken, including full funding of the third year of the Career Ladder, but also for what didn’t happen and what might still occur. The legislature spent 80 days in a session that was marked by…

2017 IEA Award Winners

One of the highlights of the IEA Delegate Assembly each year is recognizing some of our stellar members and others who have made a positive impact on the profession and the Association. The 2017 honorees are extremely deserving of the recognition they received at Delegate Assembly. Jolene Dockstader, Shane Anderson Outstanding Member Award Melyssa Ferro,…

IEA Podcast: Legislature 2017

With Idaho’s 2017 legislative session completed, leaders from the Idaho Education Association are sharing their perspective on what various funding and policy decisions mean for teachers, students and public education. In this podcast, IEA President Penni Cyr, Executive Director Sue Wigdorski and Director of Public Policy Matt Compton discuss important issues such as the Career…

IEA Names Sue Wigdorski Executive Director

For Immediate Release April 11, 2017 IEA Names Sue Wigdorski Executive Director Boise, ID—The Idaho Education Association has named career educator and longtime Association staff member Sue Wigdorski as Executive Director, effective immediately. Wigdorski has been serving as Interim Executive Director since January, and had been the IEA’s Associate Executive Director since 2010. The announcement…