Press Release

WHAT: Rally in support of Carbondale Education Association (CEA) members and for a fair contract.

WHO: CEA members, which includes teachers and support professionals, Carbondale Elementary School District 95 (CES 95) students, families and community members

WHERE: Carbondale Elementary Administrative Center (925 S. Giant City Rd., Carbondale)

WHEN: Thurs., Sept 26, 5 p.m.

NOTE: CEA members will rally ahead of the CES 95 board meeting tonight. The rally will begin at 5 p.m. outside of the district administrative center. The board meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Public session of the board meeting begins at approximately 7 p.m.


The 135,000 member Illinois Education Association (IEA-NEA) is the state’s largest education employee’s organization. IEA represents preK-12 teachers outside of the city of Chicago and education support staff, higher education faculty, retired education employees and students preparing to become teachers, statewide.