Degrees Not Debt
The National Education Association recognizes the burden student loans debt is putting on public educators and developed a campaign called “Degrees Not Debt.”
Don’t Outsource Drivers Ed
Today in Illinois, driver education is available, affordable and safe. Let’s keep it that way.
Early Career Committee
Engage, activate, and educating members in their 1st through 10th years of teaching.
Educators Rising Illinois
Educators Rising is a career and technical student organization and grow your own program.
How to Become a Teacher in Illinois
View the steps required to teach in Illinois, plus answer some commonly asked questions about licensure.
IEA State of Education Report
The only bipartisan poll asking Illinoisans about all aspects of public schools.
IEA UniServ Intern Program
An opportunity for IEA members interested in securing a Professional Staff position an opportunity to experience UniServ Professional Staff work.
Illinois Virtual Instructional Coach and Building Mentor Program
Pairing new teachers with a trained virtual coach, a trained and certified building mentor.
Keep Learning Keep Moving
IEA campaign effort to help spread the word about the importance of keeping Illinois students active.
Mental Health & Wellness
A list of resources to assist with mental health & wellness.
The Opportunity Coalition
We are working together to reduce the impact of the opportunity gaps facing students in our communities.
Racial and Social Justice
The world is changing rapidly. We’re approaching a time when there will be no single racial majority in the United States. Are we ready?
Safe Schools for All
We need to make sure we are providing a safe working and learning environment for all of our education staff members and our students.
We are 135,000 strong and have a powerful voice that cannot be ignored when we stand united.
Student Learning Objective
Organize the ideas you will need to meet the requirements of the student growth portion of your Illinois Performance Evaluation.
Resources including: Illinois Administrative Code Part 50, PERA, PEAC, Student Learning Objective process, Classroom Assessment and more.
Trauma-Informed Practices and ACEs
Resources for Know Me, Know My Name, Paper Tigers, Partnership for Resilience, Resilience, The Movie, and Student Discipline.
Support and resources for local association presidents including the Presidents Library, Events, Webinars, Courses and more.
District Job Board
Find a job in one of 700+ IEA Affiliated School Districts in Illinois. Sort and filter by District, County or IEA Service Area.
Education policy is comprised of federal, state, and local laws and rules that are intended to regulate public education in the United States.
Financial Procedures for Locals & Regions
A resource for elected officials of a local or region to safeguard your organization’s assets, and use its resources for the benefit of its members.
Illinois Learning Standards
The Illinois Learning Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn.
IEA Teaching and Learning
The IEA created Teaching and Learning to assist local associations become a driving force in school transformation.
Red for Ed
A movement committed to providing students with the public schools they deserve.
Required Illinois State Assessments
This report is the list of state mandated assessments and from what entity the mandate originates.
Membership forms, dues, documents, trainings and presentations.
National Education Association
The nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education.
Retirement Resources – TRS, IMRF, SURS
Information and links to the three state retirement systems, including TRS, IMRF and SURS.
Encouraging early career members and their locals to collaborate and create opportunities for community service or school projects.
Stronger United Micro Grants
Micro Grants of up to $1000 for locals to host events pertaining to recruitment and retention efforts.
Stop Vouchers in Illinois
The Invest in Kids Act is one of the largest voucher schemes in America. It costs Illinoisans $75 million a year.
The Long Shadow
The 87 minute documentary by journalist Frances Causey investigates some roots of our current racial conflicts.
Unionism & Leadership Education
Unionism and Leadership Education courses will equip you with the tools needed to build the capacity and power necessary to effectuate positive change for the common good.