IEA Representative Assembly 2016


April 14-16, 2016
Hyatt Regency O’Hare
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois, USA, 60018

The 162nd Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly (RA) will convene on April 14, 2016. The debates and decisions made by the assembled delegates will set the direction of IEA for the coming year.

Delegate Hotel Reservations

We are now accepting hotel reservations for the IEA RA. Through this website you can book, modify or cancel your hotel reservations at any time.

Sleeping rooms at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare are $176.28/night ($156.00 plus 13% tax) for single, double, triple, or quadruple occupancy. Regency Club accommodations are available at a higher rate ($186.00 + tax = $210.18).

Hotel Reservations

Apply to be an IEA RA Assistant

IEA is accepting applications from IEA members to be RA Assistants. RA Assistants help support the smooth and efficient functioning of the IEA RA. They fulfill a coveted and critical role at this important event. RA Assistants positions available for the IEA RA include monitoring the electronics charging station, counting and distributing materials to the head table and delegation, door monitors, pick up and delivery of materials from the IEA Office/Print room and, if needed, helping with IEA elections.

Apply to be an IEA RA Assistant

Please note: The deadline for registering is 3:00 pm on March 1.

Professional Development Request for Proposals

Below is the RFP for PD sessions at the 2016 IEA RA. Please share with members you believe have something relevant to share with colleagues. We are seeking PD sessions for every category of IEA member. Please submit by March 4, 2016.

Download IEA RA RFP for PD


  • Self parking at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare is $17.00 per day.
  • Take Metra (commuter rail) – Don’t want to hassle with driving or parking?
  • Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Chicago, IL between April 10, 2016 – April 19, 2016. To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X67A-945 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.