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  1. Register now: Sat 4/17 zoom with Student IEA Please join other aspiring educators for a virtual conference experience on Saturday, April 17. These zoom sessions replace our usual in person conference from approximately 10 am – 1 pm and again from 4 pm – 7:30 pm.
  2. $1,000 scholarships are available for Student IEA members! The deadline to apply for a Keith and Mary Lou Hauge Student IEA Scholarship is April 15, 2021. Complete the online application and see the scholarship guidelines for additional requirements.
  • Join the Student IEA

    Join online for $22.00 plus local dues (if any) and receive, a FREE one-year digital subscription to New Teacher Advocate.

  • 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 2020-2021

    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.

Contact Student IEA

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