IEA REPORTER Podcast: Debbie Critchfield

A major force in Idaho’s education policy, Debbie Critchfield serves as co-chair of the new K-12 task force, Our Kids, Idaho’s Future. She was also recently named President of the Idaho State Board of Education after having been appointed to the Board in 2014. We spoke with Debbie about how the task force will approach issues such as…

2019 IEA Annual Award Winners

One of the highlights of Delegate Assembly each year is the presentation of the Idaho Education Association’s annual awards, and 2019 was no exception. This year’s honorees have been recognized for their dedication and service to students, public education, and the IEA. These very deserving winners have gone above and beyond the call of duty…

Member Spotlight: Sandpoint’s Conor Baranski

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…

Northern Exposure

Delegate Assembly Enjoys a Successful Return to Coeur d’Alene For the first time since 2000 the IEA Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly was held outside of Boise, with members from North Idaho playing host to the 2019 event April 5-6. Nearly 400 delegates were in attendance, along with IEA staff, non-voting members, and special guests.…