Legislative & Political Action

School Board Election Toolkit

Get ready for School Board Elections with the resources in this toolkit.

IEA Votes

Voting for public education means voting for candidates who will support our students, our public schools and our union.

Legislative Session

View legislation that IEA has introduced this year and other education-related initiatives winding their way through this year’s session.

Legislative Updates

Updates from the IEA Director of Government Relations on issues moving through the Illinois General Assembly and Congress that impact you.

Fact Sheets

IEA Fact Sheets are designed to help our members understand a specific bill, issue or initiative.

Legislator Lookup

Use the Find My Elected Officials on the Illinois State Board of Elections website.

Illinois General Assembly

The Illinois General Assembly is the state legislature of Illinois and comprises the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois Senate.

United States Congress

Congress.gov provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public.

IEA Voter Guide

Find IEA Recommended candidates in your district.

IPACE

The Illinois Political Action Committee for Education exists to elect individuals who will make a difference for quality education.

Grassroots Political Activists (GPA) Program

Increasing grassroots activity in policy advocacy and political action.

Legislative Platform

Guidance on how to address education policy and those issues facing our students and educators, including school funding, collective bargaining, and more.

GR Data Request Form

Request mail, email, phone and canvassing information.

Legislative Initiatives Input Form

Give input to the legislative initiatives of the IEA Government Relations department.

Pension Resources

IEA’s position, talking points, and what you need to know about your pension system.

Ten Golden Rules of Lobbying

You are the expert on how legislation will affect your students and your school. Read the Ten Golden Rules of Lobbying.