President’s Posts

President’s Insights 1-28-19

I hope everyone finds this email while warm and preparing for the extreme cold ahead on Wednesday.  With wind chills up to 50 below zero in our area I always think about the safety of our staff and our students. In these conditions, exposed skin can cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes.  It is important that we take care of ourselves as well … Read More...

National Board Certification: Value for Teachers

 
 

Grassroots Political Action

ETA Endorses Candidates for School Board Election

Our U-46 Unions are proud to endorse four candidates for the U-46 School Board election on April 2. Each of these exceptional candidates prioritizes the needs of students and understands that supporting students means supporting the professionals who work with them every day. Kate Thommes John Devereux Eva Porter Sue Kerr Please view the attachment […]

 

Legislative News

IEA pushes legislation to repeal 3 percent limitation to help with teacher shortage

Press Release from Illinois Education Association SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Education Association initiated a bill to repeal the 3 percent salary limit law that shifts the state’s cost of paying for an educator’s pensionable earnings to local school districts and institutions of higher education and local property tax payers. The bill, which was introduced in the […]