Senate Ed Hears from Subcommittee on Tiered Certification and Career Ladders

The co-chairs of the Governor’s Task Force subcommittee charged with developing proposals on Tiered Certification and Career Ladders presented their findings to the Senate Education Committee this afternoon. Co-chair Dr. Linda Clark, Superintendent of the West Ada School District, unveiled what she called “the secret sauce” for improving both teacher compensation and accountability for student…

ESP Corner Winter 2015

ESP Corner Time to Get Involved Education Support Professionals know only too well that when budgets get tight, the first place districts look to make cuts is among their ranks. It seems that the acronym “ESP” begins to stand for “Expendable School Personnel.”  It is imperative that ESPs work to make themselves appear less expendable…

IEA Career Resources and Training

Among the many benefits of being an IEA member is access to tremendous professional development opportunities. Teacher evaluations and the ISAT by SBAC test are among the most prominent realities in the current landscape of Idaho education. To ensure that members are fully informed about and prepared for these important measurement tools, the IEA offers…