Contract negotiations aimed at reaching new Master Agreements are ongoing in many districts around Idaho. In this podcast, IEA General Counsel Paul Stark provides valuable insight on the misconceptions surrounding “imposition”, what constitutes good faith bargaining, and how the new Career Ladder formula factors into negotiations.
Listen to a podcast featuring IEA President Penni Cyr, Executive Director Robin Nettinga and Director of Public Policy Matt Compton discussing the new Career Ladder law and other education-related issues from the recently concluded legislative session. In this podcast you can hear more details about the process that led to the Career Ladder, as well […]
Hey IEA Members – come to a retreat that is planned and prepared just for you! Kick back and learn with us in the verdant rolling hills of the Palouse. As an IEA member, you will receive breakfast and lunch each day of the Institute, a dorm room for the two nights, and transportation for […]
Elected Officials Cite Teacher Feedback, Commit to Long-Term Funding A new framework for teacher compensation became a reality today, as Governor Butch Otter signed Idaho’s five year Career Ladder legislation into law. IEA President Penni Cyr participated in the press conference along with leaders from the legislature and the State Board of Education. […]
For Immediate Release March 23, 2015 Education Groups Oppose Diverting Money from General Fund Boise, ID—Three prominent education stakeholder groups stand united in their opposition to any proposed legislation that would divert money from Idaho’s general fund for the purpose of transportation funding. The Idaho Education Association (IEA), the Idaho School Boards Association (ISBA), and […]
The following testimony was delivered to members of the House Education Committee on Friday, regarding HB 296. Good morning, Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee. I am Robin Nettinga, Executive Director of the Idaho Education Association and I come before you today in support of HB 296. It has been a long and challenging […]