Student Program

About the Student Program

The IEA Student Program is a preprofessional organization of undergraduate and graduate students preparing for careers in education. As a member of the IEA Student Program, students are also a part of the larger Illinois Education Association, an educational professional organization representing over 130,000 members in the state. IEA Student Program members are also part of the National Education Association, a network of state associations that has over two million members and is a major force in shaping the nation’s education agenda.

Join the IEA Student Program

Join online for $22.00 plus local dues (if any) and receive, a FREE one-year subscription to Instructor magazine. Join now!

Retired/Student Mentoring Program

Would you like to have a mentor? Do you believe that you will encounter situations that a mentor could provide insight? Do you trust the opinion of others or do you believe that only you can provide solutions which will lead to a successful resolution of your perceived problems? Find out more on the Retired/Student Mentoring Program

Student Chapter Web Sites

Find out what is going on at your local chapter.

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.

IEA Student State Officer Team 2015-2016

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

Contact the IEA Student Program

Student Program Director

Meredith S. Byers
Student Program Director
Phone: (217)321-2312
Toll Free: (866)690-3876 x2312
Fax: (217)698-4711

Student Program Assistant

Pamela Yeager
Student Program Assistant
Phone: (217)321-2311
Toll Free: (866)690-3876 x2311
Fax (217)698-4711