IEA REPORTER Q & A: Julie Nawrocki

Julie Nawrocki teaches math, typically college-level courses, at Skyline High School in Idaho Falls. She grew up in St. Petersburg, FL and graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in electrical engineering. She and her husband, Peter, met at USF and began careers as engineers. They moved to Idaho in 2000, and…

2021 Delegate Assembly is On…Virtually!

We will be holding our first-ever virtual Delegate Assembly and Annual Meeting this year, with activities beginning at 10:00 a.m. MT Saturday, April 17. Alternatively and affectionately known as DA, this gathering is a prime example of how the democratic process works in the Idaho Education Association. The decisions made by member-delegates set the direction…

2021 Legislative Preview

Like pretty much everything else that has transpired since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Idaho last winter, the 2021 Idaho legislative session figures to be full of uncertainty. The 2020 session ended abruptly with some legislation still being deliberated. Governor Little’s budget holdback in May and the subsequent report of a $600 million budget surplus will…

IEA Annual Awards: 2021

Each year the Idaho Education Association hands out awards to deserving members who exemplify the ideals of the Association in a variety of ways. The awards are typically presented at Delegate Assembly, so as we move to a virtual DA, we are working on a way for recipients to talk about their students, families, and…