IEA People and Passages

[newtitle type=”text” value=”Bert Marley” size=”h3″ color=”#666666″ icon=”” align=”center” bg_color=”#ffffff” line_color=”#e8e8e8″] A lifelong advocate for teachers and public education in Idaho, Bert Marley retired from his post as the IEA’s Director of Public Policy at the end of August. Bert was very influential in working with the legislature and other government officials on behalf of the…

Watch a Video History of the IEA

Fresh on the heels of the terrific book, Voices of Courage, Champions of Excellence, the IEA History Task Force has produced a 10 minute video chronicling the history of the association since its inception in 1892. This compelling video features vintage photographs and significant benchmarks from the storied history of the IEA. [vimeo id=”72994706″ width=”600″…

Meridian Education Association Responds to District’s Position on “Ending This Year’s Negotiations”

Meridian, ID–Statement from Luke Franklin, President, Meridian Education Association “We are surprised and disappointed by the district’s announcement today they have unilaterally declared an impasse and discontinued good faith negotiations with the dedicated teachers in Meridian. There was no indication given that the district would refuse to bargain, and the Meridian Education Association was blindsided…