Posts by Dan.Billingsley

Legislative wins

The General Assembly recently concluded the spring legislative session in the early hours of Sat., May 27. The IEA’s Government Relations Team worked diligently to advocate and protect public education at all levels. Below is a comprehensive list of legislative issues and priorities that the IEA engaged with during this…

Episode 27: New Educator Resources

Listen on:  iTunes | Google Play | Soundcloud In this episode we discuss new educator resources with our special guest Tom Tully, IEA Secretary-Treasurer. Helpful links: Stronger United IEA Online Learning Portal Microgrant Application Transcript Episode 27 – Transcript

Episode 25: Ed Leaders Network

 Listen on:  iTunes | Google Play | Soundcloud In this episode we discuss a new professional development collaboration that we have with the Illinois Principals Association called Ed Leaders Network. Helpful links: Selfcare for Educators workshop Jan 25 Bloomington flier Ed Leaders Network Transcript Episode 25 – Transcript

Episode 24: Meet the Newest IEA Managers

In this episode we meet our three newest IEA managers: Sean Denney, IEA Director of Government Relations, Sylvia Rios, IEA General Counsel, and Jamie Schumacher, IEA Director of Business Services.

Episode 23: IEA Retired

In this episode we discuss IEA Retired with our special guest Jim Duffy, Chair of the IEA Retired Council, and Kim Riley, IEA Retired Paraprofessional.

Episode 21: School District Finances

Listen on:  iTunes | Google Play | Soundcloud Erika Lindley, IEA Research Specialist In this episode we discuss school district finance and district financial profiles with our special guest Erika Lindley, IEA Research Specialist. Helpful Links: Contact IEA Research Transcript Episode 21 – Transcript