Slowing the Summer Slide

The loss of learning that students experience over summer vacation is a well- established phenomenon in education. So let’s take a look at some ways–beyond traditional summer programs, summer learning packets, and welcome letters–to slow the Summer Slide and gain valuable teaching time in the fall. Walk it, and Talk It-First, model ways that you…

2016 IEA Award Winners

The IEA recognized many of its best and brightest for their contributions to the association and to the education profession. These are inspirational people who are richly deserving of the accolades they received at Delegate Assembly. Congratulations and thank you to all of our annual award winners. Check out photos of our incredible award winners…

2016 IEA Delegate Assembly

Concepts that provide critical fuel for professional educators, inspiring, educating and activating; were reinforced as the central theme of the 2016 Idaho Education Association Delegate Assembly and Annual Meeting. Held at the Boise Centre April 22-23, the 124th convening of this great event featured a spirited and productive group of 366 delegates making key decisions…

ESP Corner Spring 2016

Dave Lyman: Edythe Crowe Award Winner After 20 years in the United States Coast Guard, Dave Lyman embarked on a new career as a professional educator, and brought the same dedication to students and the IEA that he did to his service on behalf of our country. That dedication was formally recognized at the 2016…