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…
“I thoroughly enjoyed seeing first-hand the great work that our students are doing in engineering and robotics,” she says. “The passion that Mr. Hampton and the other teachers pour into working with kids on hands-on projects is exciting and inspirational.”
As part of the 94th annual American Education Week, today we recognize the many outstanding Education Support Professionals (ESPs) around Idaho.
Traci Sweet and the other parents who make up the Payette Booster Club, which supports the children of this small (7,430 in 2013) town northwest of Boise and just across the Snake River from Oregon
Idaho is fortunate to have many dedicated teachers, Education Support Professionals, parents, administrators and community members who go the extra mile to make our public schools a place where children can learn and grow.
Hear from Melyssa Ferro on her Teacher of the Year Award and what motivates her to be a professional educator who we can all look up to.