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Student IEA

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  1. $1,000 scholarships are available for Student IEA members! View scholarship guidelines and apply online by April 15, 2022.
  2. Let Student IEA help you find your first teaching job! If you are graduating soon, the Student IEA’s Mini résumé program will distribute your resume to school districts across the state. Complete online mini résumé form by April 1, 2022.
  • About Student IEA

    Student IEA is a preprofessional organization of undergraduate and graduate students preparing for careers in education. As a member of the Student IEA, students are also a part of the larger Illinois Education Association, an educational professional organization representing over 135,000 members in the state.

  • Student Speak – The Student IEA Newsletter

    Stay current on issues and events important to Student IEA members with our newsletter, Student Speak. Check back often for new editions!

  • Campus Membership

    Be a part of the growing and developing groups of preprofessionals on college and university campuses – join the IEA-NEA Student Program on your campus.

  • Student Chapter Websites

    Find out what is going on at your local chapter.

  • Student IEA State Officer Team

    The Student IEA State Officers are ready to answer your questions or give you assistance. These positions are elected each year at the spring student conference.

  • Student Rebate Application

    Rebate of $20 for each year you held an Aspiring Educator membership up to four years will be issued provided the requirements are met.

Contact Student IEA

Amanda Plunkett
Field Associate
Phone: (217) 321-2358
Toll Free: (866) 690-3876 x2358
Fax: (217) 787-7080
Lindsey Jensen
IEA Early Career Development and Student Director
Phone: (217) 321-2312
Toll Free: (866) 690-3876 x2312
Fax: (217)787-7080