The SP awards eight $1000 scholarships. The application process is relatively easy and the $1000 can be used for almost any educational need identified by therecipient.
During the second semester, our office will ask students who are graduating to complete a mini-resume form. The information is then compiled and distributed to superintendents in the state of Illinois. Former IEA student members have indicated that they have received numerous calls for possible teaching positions based on the information on the mini-resume form.
Members receive a variety of publications providing information for the pre-professional: Student Speak, Advocate. NEA Today and Instructor Magazine.
A $20 rebate (up to $80 total) is available for IEA Student Program members as they enter the profession and be- come professional members of the IEA in various school districts throughout the state.
Professional Development Workshops
Local campus chapters are encouraged to plan and implement one to two campus workshops per year. The IEA Student Pro- gram can assist in the cost of local workshops as well as presenters for professional development.one to two campus workshops per year. The IEA Student Pro- gram can assist in the cost of local workshops as well as presenters for professional development.
The IEA/NEA SP and the IEA/NEA Retired Program have combined efforts to offer a mentoring program to students who are entering the field of education. This program offers students the opportunity to work with a retired teacher in a mentoring relationship. ***Due Date: Monday, October 10th
Each student member receives one million dollars in insurance liability (Insurance is required for student teaching).
We will now be offering cords to all Seniors. They will be at no cost as long as the member has paid dues.