Dates To Remember

Two Supports One Location: ESP Council and President Support Team

ESP Council

The ESP Council and President Support Team have partnered to bring you two very important supports in one location. There will be an ESP Assembly and a President Support Team Presidents’ Roundtable in the Champaign IEA Office, 2110 Clearlake Blvd., Suite 103, on:

Saturday, November 9, 2019

* 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ESP Assembly featuring The Injured School Employee: Your Rights & Benefits and the President Support Team Presidents’ Roundtable

*12:00 p.m. Lunch

*1:00 p.m. ESP Council Meeting. All are welcome to stay.

RSVP by November 1 to or

Future ESP Assemblies & President Support Team Presidents’ Roundtables:

* February 8, 2020 in Matteson IEA Office

* April 18, 2020 in Sterling IEA Office *

* June 13, 2020 in Edwardsville IEA Office

Future ESP Council Meetings/Assemblies

All ESPs are welcome!
Save these dates and plan to attend an ESP meeting and assembly at an IEA office near you:
Nov. 9 – Champagne; Address: 2110 Clearlake Blvd # 103, Champaign, IL 61822
Feb. 8 – Matteson; Address: 4747 Lincoln Mall Dr # 501, Matteson, IL 60443
April 18 – Sterling; Address: 3307 E Lincolnway #3, Sterling, IL 61081
June 13 – Edwardsville; Address: 1012 Plummer Dr #400, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Save the Date: IEA NEA Conference Events

Applications are now being accepted for the IEA-NEA ESP EMERGING LEADERS ACADEMY (ESP-ELA). The IEA-NEA ESP Emerging Leaders Academy is a partnership between the Illinois Education Association (IEA) and the National Education Association (NEA) to provide a state based ESP Leadership Institute (formerly ESP Leaders for Tomorrow) for IEA ESP members. The ESP-ELA is designed to provide leadership training and support for IEA’s emerging ESP leaders.

The ESP-ELA is a six-session leadership training held over a period of seven months. This training is available to all dues paying IEA ESP members in good standing who meet the program’s eligibility requirements.

For more information visit the ESP page on the IEA Website or at:…/iea-nea-esp-emerging-leaders-academy/

Application deadline: Friday, December 6, 2019

Illinois Association Representative Assembly

March 5-7, 2020
Hyatt Regency O’Hare
9300 W Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL

The 166th Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly (RA)  convenes on March 5, 2020. The debates and decisions made by the assembled delegates set the direction of IEA for the coming year.


Leadership Summit Mission Statement
Purpose of the National Leadership Summit:
To develop Activist leaders and prepare them with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to lead relevant, thriving associations and to lead in their professions.
Summit Objectives:
To deliver annually a unified, strategic, and interdisciplinary approach to leadership development that reinforces and supports key leadership competencies in six strategic areas. The leadership summit is one vehicle to support the institutionalization of a competency-based and continuous learning system designed to develop the next generation of leaders and Activist leaders.

Ethnic Minority & Emerging Leadership Training
When Nov 1 – 3, 2019

IEA Representative Assembly
When Mar 5 – 7, 2020
Where Rosemont, IL 60018, USA (map)

NEA Representative Assembly
When Jul 2 – 6, 2020
Where Atlanta, GA, USA (map)

Summer Leadership Academy When Jul 20 – 24, 2020