Regions 4, 5, and 6

Informative Education Law Training in Eastern Idaho On November 13th, members from Regions 4, 5, and 6 attended an education law training put on by the IEA’s Center for Teaching and Learning. Facilitated by IEA General Counsel Shane Reichert and Region Director Linda Jones, the training focused on key items such as open meetings laws,…

IEA Latest

IEA Puts Best Foot Forward for American Education Week The IEA and many local associations celebrated American Education Week this week. There were several pieces of content spotlighting IEA members that were shared with local media outlets and on IEA platforms. In case you missed them, here are some of the items we shared as…

Legislature

Legislature is Back Next Week, Get the IEA Hotline for Updates A reminder that the legislature will be reconvening next week. They have not indicated that they will be taking up any education related issues, but that is subject to change. The IEA legislative team will be following legislative developments. To receive a summary of…

Trainings

Productive Building Rep Trainings in Caldwell, Post Falls Building Representative trainings are continuing in various locales around the state. Building Reps are a key cog in organizing and communicating with members about everything from district policy to professional development to bargaining to political advocacy. After a training in Caldwell, two Building Reps posted new material…

IEA PACE

GR/PACE Presentations in Regions 1, 5, and 6 GR/PACE training continues across the state, with the most recent happening in Regions 1, 5, and 6. IEA President Layne McInelly and NEA Director Peggy Hoy visited Garwood Elementary School in the Lakelands School District in conjunction with their training in North Idaho.        …

IEA Ignite Program

The IEA’s IGNITE program is restarting after a pause due to COVID-19. IGNITE stands for Idaho’s Growing Network of Inspired and Thriving Educators, and the program is designed primarily for early career educators. It provides important professional development opportunities, social functions, and one-on-one mentoring.   The IGNITE committee is currently planning activities for the 2022 Summer Institute and the 2022 Fall Empower initiative. The committee is looking to…