President’s Posts

IEA-RA Nominations are Open

The nomination window for the IEA-RA is now open and will remain open until Friday, November 9. The ballots will be distributed on November 28 at the ETA Rep Assembly with the election taking place on Tuesday, December 4.   The IEA Representative Assembly will be held April 11-13, 2019 in Rosemont, Illinois.   - Nominations … Read More...

National Board Certification: Value for Teachers


Grass Roots Political Action Letter to Members

Our Grass Roots Political Action Team and ETA Leadership have written a letter to members encouraging them to vote in the upcoming election.  If you have questions about what Grass Roots Political Action does, please feel free to contact Jen Bury at or Jeff Horler at  GPA Letter to ETA Members


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ETA Statement on District Communication 9-7

STATEMENT FROM THE ELGIN TEACHERS ASSOCIATION REGARDING DISTRICT COMMUNICATION 9-7 Today was the first paycheck of the 2018-2019 school year. At a time when our teachers would be moving on the salary schedule, we remained stagnant due to the decision to withhold step made by the Board of Education. As stated previously, Donna, Scott, and I are … Read More...



Legislative News

Legislation to Repeal the 3% Salary Cap/Limit SB 3622 (Fowler-R) and HB 5937 (Phelps-Finnie-D)

Illinois Legislators have put forth bills in the house and the senate.  Republican Dale Fowler, Republican from the 59th District and Natalie Phelps Finnie from the 118th district have proposed legislation to repeal the 3% cap that went through in the 2018 State budget. The Illinois Education Association has prepared a fact sheet that can […]