In a significant first step toward increasing compensation for veteran teachers, the educator pipeline subcommittee has included a third rung of the Career Ladder with a $60,000 allocation in its final recommendations.
As a veteran public school teacher of 18 years, and as a mom of a 10-year old who attends my local public school, I find myself telling kids to stand up for what is right. To say something if they see injustice. Sometimes it is easy to tell others what they should do, yet harder…
IEA Podcast: IEA Member, K-12 Task Force member and Idaho State Senator from District 18, Janie Ward-Engelking
Senator Ward-Engelking talks about how and why she went from teacher to State Senator and how she continues the fight for public education.
Read this recent message from IEA Leadership on where we stand on Content Standards and why it is so important to be active and informed.
An email address has been set up for public feedback directly to the K-12 task force. Professional educators are encouraged to let the task force know what they should be focused on to improve public education in Idaho.
Performance Psychology Sandpoint’s Conor Baranski Helps Students Tap Into Their Full Potential Sandpoint High School teacher and varsity girls soccer coach Conor Baranski has seen his share of success from his students. He has also wondered how he could help achieve the elusive combination of relaxation and focus to reach their full potential. So…