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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 22: What Is A UniServ Director (UD)

In this episode we discuss what a UniServ Director, or UD, is with our special guest, Jon Butler, UniServ Director for Region 62.

Episode 21: School District Finances

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Episode 20: IEA Special Education Committee

In this episode we discuss the IEA Special Education Committee.

Episode 19: Educator Evaluation Update

In this episode we discuss updates related to educator evaluation.

Episode 18: What are Restorative Practices?

In this episode we discuss restorative practices with featured speaker Dr. Diana Zaleski.

Episode 17: The IEA Program Development Department

In this episode, we speak with several staff members from the IEA Program Development Department to learn more about the supports the Program Development Department offers.

Episode 16: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

In this episode we speak with IEA Instructional Resource and Professional Development Director Kristine Argue-Mason about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Episode 15: The 2019 IEA Representative Assembly

In this episode we discuss the 2019 IEA Representative Assembly with Robin Ehrhart, IEA Director of Program Development and Sarah Antonacci, IEA Director of Communications.

Episode 14: ESSA Update & IBAM Interview

In this episode we are talk about updates concerning our state education accountability system. Then, we air a special interview with Larry Frank, IEA Director of Educational Policy and Research, regarding the Illinois Balanced Accountability Committee.

Episode 13: Educational Equity Work

In this episode we speak with IEA UniServ Director Sherri Jones about her work in Educational Equity.

Episode 12: IEA Legislative Platform

In this episode we discuss updates concerning our state education accountability system.

Episode 11: Every Student Succeeds Act Update

In this episode we discuss updates concerning our state education accountability system.

Episode 10: IEA Executive Director Audrey Soglin

In this episode we speak with IEA Executive Director Audrey Soglin about the role of Executive Director, the Partnership for Resilience, collaborating with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), the structure of the IEA Officer/Management Team, and the strategic goals of the Illinois Education Association.

Episode 9: IEA President Kathi Griffin

In this episode we speak with IEA President Kathi Griffin about the IEA Board of Directors, IEA Executive Committee, IPACE Executive Committee, Grassroots Political Activists (GPAs), and more!

Episode 8: Budget and New School Funding Law

In this episode we discuss the Budget and New School Funding Law with special guests Erika Lindley, IEA Research Specialist, and Larry Frank, IEA Director of Educational Policy and Research.

Episode 7: Professional Development Opportunities

In this episode we discuss the IEA professional development opportunities with special guest Mary Jane Morris, Director of IEA Teaching and Learning.

Episode 6: SCORE Grants

In this episode we speak with IEA Early Career Development and Student Director Meredith Byers about SCORE grants.

Episode 5: NEA’s Degrees Not Debt Program

In this episode we talk about NEA’s Degrees Not Debt Program featuring Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Teacher Loan Forgiveness, Teacher Loan Cancellation, and Income-Based Repayment Plans.

Episode 4: How the IEA Representative Assembly works

In this episode we speak with IEA Director of Program Development Robin Ehrhart about the IEA Representative Assembly.