2021 Summer Institute: Virtually Together

Get ready! The IEA Summer Institute is back with an online platform in 2021. The IEA’s marquee professional development event, Summer Institute operates under the auspices of the IEA’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). The 2021 Summer Institute will take place July 28-31, with registration now open. Six primary session strands will inform, challenge,…

Worst Legislative Session Ever

Don’t just take our word for it. The Idaho Statesman also used that phrase in their editorial of April 8, 2021. And that was before legislators returned from a mid-session COVID-19 recess necessitated by the refusal of many in the capitol to follow safety protocols. Before they held education budgets hostage in order to pass…

2021 IEA Delegate Assembly

  Looking Back on a Challenging Year and Ahead to a Brighter Future In deference to ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of members and staff, the IEA’s Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly was held online this spring. The new platform enabled business to be conducted as smoothly as possible,…

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…