Perspectives from a First-time RA Delegate

  Kirstin attended the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly for the first time this year, and shares some of her impressions.   The Idaho Caucus started at seven o’clock sharp that first morning and there wasn’t much chit chat before we dove into RA Today, the “newspaper”, which included proposed changes to the Constitution of…

Member Spotlight: Kirstin Wheeler

“It is so easy to get sucked into the trials and tribulations that come with teaching, and that is why our membership is so important” says IEA and Idaho Falls Education member Kirstin Wheeler. “Teachers have a responsibility to encourage and support each other and reinforce that what we do matters.” Wheeler is in her…

Dog Days

Dozer the Dog Helps Aspiring Readers in Coeur d’Alene Schools Elementary school students enjoy some classroom visitors more than others. When Dozer the Reading Dog comes to class though, the eyes of students at several Coeur d’Alene schools get very bright and the anticipation level rises dramatically. Accompanied by his “mom”, Loretta White, Dozer cuddles…