The 2014 Legislative Session convenes on January 6 with Governor Otter's State of the State Address. Your IASA legislative team, Rob Winslow, Phil Homer and Harold Ott, will be meeting with legislators daily and attending all House and Senate Education Committee meetings.
You can expect to see an email report from Rob every Friday summarizing the week's legislative activities, including introduction of new legislation and updates on active bills. In addition, Rob will email you immediately to notify you of any urgent legislative issues that arise.The IASA Legislative Committee and the ISSA Finance Committee will be consulted regularly throughout the session.
The IASA legislative team is committed to representing the Association's positions accurately and to maintaining an active dialog with members. Regional telephone updates are currently being scheduled, and the team welcomes questions and comments during the session.
Have a question for Rob, Phil or Harold? Rob is fielding questions for the team, and you can contact Rob by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 407-8055.
To view the IASA's 2014 Legislative Priorities, please click HERE.
The State Department of Education has formed a Star Rating Committee to evaluate the star rating system and make data-based recommendations for increasing the quality, validity and utility of school ratings. IASA members on the committee include: Don Coberly, Boise; Marjean McConnell, Bonneville; Joel Wilson, Preston; Wendy Moore, Genesee; Pat Charlton, Vallivue; Andy Wiseman, Castleford; Matthew Handelman, Coeur d'Alene; Mary Ann Ranells, Lakeland; Steve Young, Jefferson; Mark Jones, Boise; Kristina Brinkerhoff, Lewiston; Randy Jensen, American Falls; Kasey Teske, Twin Falls; and Cheryl Brockett, Pocatello.
Click HERE for a complete listing of committee members.
The IASA Board of Directors has adopted the IASA 2014 Legislative Priorities. The priorities were developed by the IASA Legislative Committee which was chaired by Heather Williams, Superintendent of Gooding School District. Legislative Committee members represent all divisions of the IASA.
Click HERE to see the Legislative Priorities.
12:30 PM IASSP Region II Meeting
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM IASSP Region VI Meeting
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM IAESP Region IV Meeting - TIME TBD
10:00 AM ISSA Region V Meeting
10:00 AM ISSA Region VI Meeting
8:30 AM ISSA Region IV Meeting