Higher Education

Higher Ed ConfIEA Higher Education Fall Conference

October 10-11, 2014
Sheraton Suites
Elk Grove Village, IL

The conference registration fee is $25 per member. Buy one get one free registration scholarships are available through the conference date.

Sleeping rooms (all suites) are available at a rate of $89-single and $94-double (plus tax) per night. Sleeping rooms include free Internet.

Conference attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. A link will be provided with online registration. Hotel reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-3535. Please identify that you are registering for the IEA Higher Education Conference. Questions? Contact the IEA Higher Education office at 217-347-2159.

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About

The Illinois higher education system consists of nine public universities on 12 campuses, 48 community colleges, 98 independent not-for-profit colleges and universities, and 29 independent for-profit ­institutions.

Issues

The struggles in higher education mirror those of PreK-12 IEA members with regard to increasing benefits and salary and having a voice in decisions that impact members.

Organizing & Support

Higher Education activities within the IEA include both organizing higher education locals and providing support to existing locals and membership. Higher education members include four-year faculty members, two-year faculty members, academic professionals, part-time faculty members, civil service employees and ESP’s.

IEA Higher Education Council 2014-2015

View the list of IEA Higher Education Council members and their terms.  The council is ready to answer your questions or give you assistance.

NEA Higher Education

Provides organizing/development assistance to the states through the NEA regional offices, works with higher education governance, develops training packages, and does coalition work with other associations and unions.

National Council for Higher Education

NCHE is an independent organization for all higher education members of the National Education Association.

Contact the Higher Education Program

Michael McDermott
Higher Education Program Director
Phone: (618) 656-0010
Toll Free: (800) 462-6213
Mary Ann Kocher
Higher Education Paraprofessional
Phone: (217) 347-2159
Toll Free: (800) 252-9264