Idaho Legislators Visit Local Schools

The IEA and its members celebrated American Education Week, November 16-30, with a variety of activities recognizing professional educators and seeking to promote public education. Parents were spotlighted for their involvement (see our story at http://idahoea.org/news/payette-parents-are-plenty-involved/), while ESPs and substitute teachers each had their own designated day of appreciation. One of the most noteworthy aspects…

Susan Mahoney

Member Spotlight: Susan Mahoney

Building Relationships Pays Big Dividends What makes Susan Mahoney effective as a classroom teacher and in her role as President of the Moscow Education Association? Finding ways to connect, bridge gaps, overcome differences and solve problems. In short, building relationships in order to achieve goals and find success. It’s easy to see that dynamic in…

Sherry Belknap

How I Became a Building Rep

Building Representative Basics or: How I Became a Building Rep By Sherry Belknap, Meridian Education Association When I became a member of my local association, I was put in touch with Joslyn Bernhardt, the “Building Representative” at my school, almost immediately. Fortunately for me, she was able to answer my “newbee” questions about membership and…