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.

IEA RA Materials – Green Access

Members now have green access to all IEA RA materials as they become available including the agenda, professional development sessions, open hearings, agenda, speeches, powerpoints, and more.

NEA Director Candidate Statements
Candidates for NEA Director to be elected at the 2018 IEA RA are available on the IEA Elections page.
View Candidate Statements

Stronger United T-Shirt Order Form
Apparel made available through Silkworm, Incorporated.  Limited quantities will be available at the RA, so order early!
Download Order Form

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.


  • Shuttle Service – Limited shuttle bus service between Chicago’s Union Station and the Hyatt Regency O’Hare will once again be offered on Wednesday, April 18 and Saturday, April 21 for the IEA Representative Assembly.
  • 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.