Onward and Upward

Penni Cyr Says Thank You and Farewell, Looks at the Future of the IEA After six always exhilarating, alternatingly rewarding and frustrating years as IEA President, Penni Cyr is retiring this summer. Before she heads off into the sunset (in an RV with her husband) and dotes on her first grandchild, she looks back at the accomplishments of…

2017 Legislative Recap

Career Ladder, Health Insurance, Master Teacher Premiums Highlight Session The 2017 Idaho legislative session was notable for what actions were taken, including full funding of the third year of the Career Ladder, but also for what didn’t happen and what might still occur. The legislature spent 80 days in a session that was marked by…

Delegate Assembly 2017

IEA and NEA Presidents in the Spotlight at Delegate Assembly Nearly 400 Delegates Help IEA Celebrate 125th Anniversary Idaho Education Association President Penni Cyr presided over her sixth and final IEA Delegate Assembly and National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia provided a stirring keynote address as the IEA observed its 125th anniversary April 21…

2017 IEA Award Winners

One of the highlights of the IEA Delegate Assembly each year is recognizing some of our stellar members and others who have made a positive impact on the profession and the Association. The 2017 honorees are extremely deserving of the recognition they received at Delegate Assembly. Jolene Dockstader, Shane Anderson Outstanding Member Award Melyssa Ferro,…