This week, WGLT is running a four-part special series about the teacher shortage facing Illinois schools. UFEA President Lindsey Dickinson and IEA UniServ Director Ben Matthews are both featured in the story. Part 1, entitled "Skipping School: Why Teachers Quit, And How To Stop It", airs … Read more about From WGLT > Skipping School: Illinois’ Teacher Shortage
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IEA Region 14 will be marching in the Bloomington Labor Day Parade on September 3, 2018. As we figure out logistics, we'll announce them. For now, please save the date, spread the word, and plan to march with your fellow union members! Any IEA member is welcome to join us! Feel free to print … Read more about Labor Day Parade September 3, 2018: Save the Date & March with Us!
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The last-minute pension proposal introduced as part of the budget package has several components, the most concerning of which is a decrease to 3 percent from the current 6 percent that employers can offer educators in both the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) and State Universities Retirement … Read more about 3% Pension Changes: FAQ & Call to Action
If you're a member of the Unit Five Education Association, perhaps at one time or another you have asked yourself "what has the union done for me?". We spoke with several past presidents to learn about the progress UFEA has made when members organized and mobilized. This video is a chance to listen … Read more about UFEA: Voices from the Past • Vision for the Future
The Unit Five Education Association annually awards three scholarships to individuals pursuing a career in education. UFEA annually awards 2 separate $1000 scholarships to Unit 5 students, and a $1000 scholarship to a high school senior or college student whose parent is (or was) a UFEA member. … Read more about 2018 UFEA Scholarship Applications now being accepted!
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