Nearly 550 public education leaders convened on April 15-16, 2010 for the IEA’s 118th Delegate Assembly in Boise.
During the two-day assembly, delegates took time to honor their colleagues for their contributions to the education profession and to the Association.
Emilie Eisenberger (pictured above) accepts the Betty Roper Public Relations award for the Boise Education Association from IEA Awards Committee chair Jennifer Cook and IEA President Sherri Wood.The Betty Roper Public Relations Award is presented each year to the local or region that has gone the extra mile to build a strong public relations program.
Blaine County leader Brent Carnduff is named IEA Membership Recruiter of the Year. He accepts his award from nominator Karen Bliss and IEA President Sherri Wood.The IEA Membership Recruiter Award is presented each year to a person who has exhibited leadership skills in and contributed to membership recruitment and retention.
The Shane Anderson Outstanding Member Award was created to honor IEA members who are committed to and passionate about public education and the work of the Idaho Education Association. Longtime IEA leader and member advocate Helen Wyant (Minidoka County Education Association) receives the Shane Anderson Outstanding Member award from IEA Board of Directors member Danial McCarty and IEA President Sherri Wood.
Pocatello Education Association President Bill Davis and IEA President Sherri Wood award Jim Robinson with the Sam Cikaitoga Minority Service Award.
Terri Sanders (Mountain Home Education Association) happily accepts the Larry Caldwell Member Advocacy Award from her local president Brian English and IEA President Sherri Wood. The Larry Caldwell Award is bestowed on an IEA member or past member who has confronted extraordinary challenges to assure their students, their school, their colleagues, and their profession is treated fairly and justly.
Members of the Meridian Education Association ESP Task Force were honored with the Edythe Crowe Educational Support Professional Award.