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IEA Representative Assembly

April 19-21, 2018
Hyatt Regency O’Hare
9300 W Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL

The 164th Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly (RA)  convenes on April 19, 2018. The debates and decisions made by the assembled delegates set the direction of IEA for the coming year. Learn more about the IEA RA in this informative video.

Hotel Reservations
Hotel rates for the Hyatt Regency O’Hare are $173 (plus 14% tax) for single, double, triple or quadruple occupancy.

The deadline for securing your hotel reservation is midnight on March 20.

Make Hotel Reservation

Professional Development Request for Proposals
Submit your RFP for the professional development sessions at the 2018 IEA RA. If you are interested in submitting a presentation, please submit the fully completed RFP no later than February 23, 2018. Partially completed and/or late RFPs will not be accepted for consideration.

Submit RFP

Self-parking at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare is being offered at $18.00 per day for delegates who are registered hotel guests. Self-park for daily commuters for between 6-12 hours also costs $18.


  • Amtrak offers a 15% senior discount for ages 62 and up.
  • Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Chicago, IL between April 14, 2018 – April 25, 2018. To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X20H-999 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.

IEA would to invite interested members to volunteer for the IEA Representative Assembly in Rosemont, IL, from April 19-21, 2018. Volunteers may not be delegates to the IEA RA.

Volunteer positions that are available for the IEA RA include: monitoring the electronics charging station, counting and distributing materials to the head table and delegation, door monitors, taking and picking up materials from the IEA Office/Print Shop and, if needed, helping with the Elections Committee.

Those who register as being interested in volunteering will be given information at a later date as to their specific assignment(s).

Please note: The deadline for accepting RA Assistant applications is Midnight, February 11, 2018.

Submit Application