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…

Counseling in Crisis?

Counseling in Crisis? State of Idaho officials have been pounding the drum recently for their self-imposed target of 60% of students achieving some form of post-secondary degree by the year 2020. Improving the “go-on” rate and ensuring that Idaho children are prepared for college and/or career are admirable goals, but do we have the resources…