Events & Conferences

A complete list of IEA Events, Conferences & Meetings

  • IEA Calendar

    The IEA calendar of events, list all events, conferences and meeting.

  • Professional Development Opportunites Calendar

    View a list of professionals development opportunities.

  • ESP Assembly

    This year, our ESP Council is expanding its meeting locations!  We want to get to know more of our ESPs and we’ll be bringing to your area, more information about issues and concerns that matter to you.  We will host an ESP Assembly at 4 sites, each will be connected by live video conferencing.  These sites include Elgin, Naperville, Palatine, and Rockford/Sinnissippi.

  • IEA Representative Assembly

    The Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly (IEA RA) will convenes every spring. The debates and decisions made by the assembled delegates will set the direction of IEA for the coming year.

  • Student IEA Spring Conference

    Join future teachers from throughout Illinois at the Student IEA Conference. This is THE conference for college students entering the field of teaching.

  • NEA Representative Assembly

    The National Education Association Representative Assembly (NEA RA) takes place every summer.  Illinois delegates will be participating in the RA along with 8,000 other delegates who will be gathering to shape NEA’s future.

  • Summer Leadership Academy

    Hundreds of Illinois Education Association leaders (elected, appointed, emerging, and aspiring) gather together every summer for training on leadership skills and abilities that make a difference for our students, our schools, and our communities.

  • One Conference

    The IEA One Conference takes place every fall in Oak Brook, IL.  This conference focuses on professional development and sessions for our Education Support Professionals (ESP), Higher Education and Retired members.

  • Ethnic Minority & Emerging Leadership Training

    Ethnic Minority and Emerging Leaders in our state gather every fall. A series of workshops is geared to helping you understand IEA structure, the resources at your disposal, the skills you need to increase Association involvement, and assist you in developing a personal plan of action for long-term development and participation in the Association.

  • Professional Development Conference

    The IEA Professional Development Conference showcases IEA as an official ISBE-sanctioned professional development provider every winter. This is an excellent opportunity for you to both acquire multiple “PD clock hours” and come away with enhanced leadership skills.