IGNITE is a new IEA initiative aimed at supporting early career educators through one-on-one mentoring. IEA members Shelley Hopkins, Erin Paradis, and Lindsey Matthews are taking the lead on this important project.
A recap of the 2018 IEA Delegate Assembly, which was held in Boise this April. In 2019 DA goes to Couer d’Alene.
President Kari Overall and Executive Director Sue Wigdorski discuss the many ways the IEA and its members influence education policy–and what needs to be done moving forward.
The 2018 Idaho legislative session came with twists and turns, but when all was said and done, lawmakers continued with their commitment to increasing compensation for professional educators and made strides on discretionary funding to local school districts. They also tackled several important policy issues, including approving Idaho’s first updated science standards since 2001, green-lighting…
The IEA led the successful fight against a dangerous private school voucher bill during the recent legislative session.
Idaho has new science standards for the first time since 2001, thanks in no small part to the efforts of some highly-qualified IEA members. Get their take on both the process and the result in this IEA REPORTER Q & A.