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The Illinois Education Association and IFT are partnering with the Illinois State Board of Education to offer convenient, low cost professional development for PreK-12...

Governor Rauner's vision for Illinois includes the elimination of public employee unions, especially education employee unions. "The critical issue is to separate the union from the...

License Renewal With the change to the law this year, licenses are valid until August 31.  There is no penalty if you do not renew...
Taking Charge fo Our Profession - Summer Leadership Academy

Hundreds of Illinois Education Association leaders (elected, appointed, emerging and aspiring) will gather together this summer for training on leadership skills and abilities that...

Today's veto announcement places the state budget debate in a new light. By vetoing the budget, the governor is making it clear that Illinois must...

The Illinois Education Association released the following statement in reaction to Gov. Rauner's announcement that he had signed PreK-12 education appropriations legislation passed by...

IEA members from Southern Illinois and the Chicago area are among the recipients of 49 Student Achievement Grants, totaling $146,000, awarded to public school...
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Members of the Illinois General Assembly left Springfield, as scheduled, on May 31st.However, the lawmakers' work for the spring session is not finished.IEA's Director...

IEA members now have easy access to high quality, vetted professional development.NEA has partnered with BetterLesson to provide teachers with innovative lessons aligned to...

Among the first hires for newly-elected Gov. Bruce Rauner was Beth Purvis who, apparently by virtue of her status as a former charter school...
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Part one in a new series on TURN (Teacher Union Reform Network), highlighting the emerging work of the Southland Initiative, which focuses on the...

Governor Bruce Rauner has proposed a $387 million cut to all public universities in the state of Illinois. With the state’s consistent failure to...

Gov. Bruce Rauner's campaign to eliminate the public school employees ability to advocate for students and schools took a serious turn with Friday's introduction of...

The Implementation Review Committee of the Illinois P-20 Council, an education group that advises state policymakers, invites you to share your thoughts and suggestions...

In private business, Bruce Rauner was used to having "yes men" (and women) do his bidding. So, it must have been a disappointment Thursday...

Statement by IEA President Cinda KlicknaHaving spent my career in the classroom, I’m always looking for “teachable moments,” opportunities to analyze an event in...

The Illinois P-20 Council Committee on Teacher and Leader Effectiveness is seeking your help with completing a survey to address "examining the current 'state'...

Illinois AFL-CIO president Michael T. Carrigan issued the following statement on behalf of the We Are One Illinois coalition of unions that represent public...

Cinda Klickna of Rochester and Andrew J. Hirshman of Oak Park have been elected by active members of Teachers’ Retirement System to the retirement...

Candidate for governor Bruce Rauner told the 2014 IEA Representative Assembly that he wasn't interested in anti-middle class schemes like so-called "right to work" laws. Quinn...