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Joint statement from the Kaneland Education Association and Kaneland School District...

SUGAR GROVE – The following is a joint statement from the Kaneland Education Assocation (KEA) and Kaneland Community  Unified School District #302: The Kaneland Community...

Early Career Networking & Learning Event

This event will provide any educator in years one through ten valuable info about how to get more involved and make a greater impact in our profession through our organization!
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Kaneland Education Association responds to special Board of Education meeting regarding...

SUGAR GROVE – Hundreds of Kaneland Education Association (KEA) members and community supporters wore red and packed a special Kaneland Community School District 302...

ACEs Building Trauma Informed Systems

Join us for the 2 ½ day training to discover the ACEs research, examine components of trauma informed schools and gather tools to assist students with building their resiliency and strengthening their executive function skills. 
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Northern Illinois teachers and administrators travel to Puerto Rico, provide training...

LAKE VILLA – Eighteen teachers along with administrators will travel to Puerto Rico to provide professional development training to more than 100 Puerto Rican...
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Hundreds of Kaneland educators, community members plan to rally and pack...

SUGAR GROVE – Hundreds of Kaneland Education Association (KEA) members and community supporters plan to wear red, rally for a fair contract and pack...
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Students and public education win during legislative session

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) worked with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and the governor’s office to ensure the passage of several pieces of pro-public education legislation during the 2018-19 legislative session in Springfield.

IEA Legislative Update for June 3, 2019

The 2019 legislative session has come to an end. Few, if any, thought it would have ended on such a high note on so...
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Illinois lawmakers reverse cost shift, reinstate 6 percent salary threshold for...

SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers took action to help save the teaching profession and repealed the 3 percent salary threshold on teacher salaries and reinstated the 6 percent salary threshold. The change was attached to the budget implementation bill.
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$40,000 minimum teacher salary bill passes

SPRINGFIELD – Today, the state legislature passed the $40,000 minimum teacher salary, ensuring no teacher in Illinois will be able to make less than...
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IEA passes legislation that changes the course of school safety in...

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Education Association initiated a bill that will allow school districts to develop threat assessment protocols, threat assessment teams and access...

Summer Leadership Academy, July 22 – 25

Hundreds of IEA leaders will gather together this summer for training on leadership skills and abilities that make a difference for our students, our schools, and our communities. In addition, several professional development electives will be available.

IEA Legislative Update for May 24, 2019

One week and counting! That is how much time is left before the scheduled adjournment of the spring legislative session of the 101st Illinois General Assembly. Most of the discussions are focused solely on the passage of a budget and a possible capital bill.
IEA delivers 55,000 signatures, pushes for lawmakers to repeal the 3 before they leave

IEA delivers 55,000 signatures, pushes for lawmakers to repeal the 3...

SPRINGFIELD – Educators from around the state carried file boxes filled with signed petitions to the Illinois State Capitol building today asking lawmakers to repeal the 3 percent threshold on pensionable teacher salaries before they leave Springfield and help preserve the profession.
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Sauk Village school district attempts to relinquish local control, outsource jobs

Dozens of school employees plan to picket school board meeting in protest SAUK VILLAGE — Dozens of school employees plan to wear red and picket...

IEA honored educators from around the state

IEA honored those with an outstanding commitment to their schools, their students and to public education at this year’s IEA Representative Assembly. The IEA award recipients were nominated and chosen for their awards by their peers.

IEA Legislative Update for May 16, 2019

Legislative video update by IEA Government Relations Director Jim Reed.

IEA Legislative Update for May 10, 2019

This week, we finally got some good news about pensions. It appears we are not going to be facing a pension holiday proposal at the end of the spring legislative session.

District U-46 Educational Assistants (DUEA) stood with Sen. Tammy Duckworth as...

On Friday, May 9, members from District U-46 Educational Assistants (DUEA) stood with Sen. Tammy Duckworth as she announced the ESP Family Leave Act....
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COD Faculty Association announces Spirit Week, May 13-17

Glen Ellyn, Ill – The College of DuPage Faculty Association (CODFA) will hold a series of events the week of May 13-17 to emphasize...

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