NEA’s National ESP Conference

Eight Education Support Professionals from Idaho attended this year’s National Education Association ESP Conference in New Orleans, LA.  The NEA ESP Conference provided a great opportunity for ESP’s to enhance their skills, build student achievement, organize and advocate for members, and build strong communities.  The eight Idaho ESP’s represented a geographic cross-section from across the…

Member Spotlight: Ben Hardcastle

IEA Helps Teachers and Administrators Improve Education Even though he had been a teacher for several years, it wasn’t until Ben Hardcastle became an administrator that he fully recognized the value and effectiveness of the Idaho Education Association. The Gooding High School principal had an extremely positive experience working with local and regional association leaders…

Delegate Assembly Recap 2015

What Do Educators Make? The Idaho Education Association held its 2015 Delegate Assembly/Annual Meeting April 10-11 at the Boise Centre in downtown Boise, with 365 delegates from around the state on hand to represent their local associations and steer the course of IEA business for the next year. The theme for this year’s DA was…

IEA Leaders Talk Career Ladder and More

Listen to a podcast featuring IEA President Penni Cyr, Executive Director Robin Nettinga and Director of Public Policy Matt Compton discussing the new Career Ladder law and other education-related issues from the recently concluded legislative session. In this podcast you can hear more details about the process that led to the Career Ladder, as well…