Who we are

“The Iowa State Education Association promotes quality public education by placing our students at the center of everything we do while advocating for education professionals.”

– ISEA Mission Statement.

We represent more than 34,000 classroom teachers and other licensed professional staff, school support staff workers, retired teachers, area education agency employees, community college faculty, and future teachers. We are an integral part of the 3 million-member National Education Association. We work together to make sure that Iowa’s 500,000 public school students get nothing short of the best education possible.

Member benefits

Professional development for every stage of your career, legal assistance and representation when needed, and educator support are a few of the benefits you get with your membership in the Iowa State Education Association. As a member you have access to specialists, discounts and protection you don’t have otherwise. Most importantly, you belong to an association of more than 34,000 members in Iowa and 3 million nationwide who work to shape student-centered public education policy and support your education career.

Member Resources


Delegate Assembly

Mark your calendars

April 6, 2017

  • 2017-04-06 00:00:00 2017-04-08 00:00:00 America/Chicago Delegate Assembly Iowa Events Center, 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA

ISEA Legislative Conference

Insight into the upcoming legislative session

January 6, 2017

  • 2017-01-06 00:00:00 2017-01-08 00:00:00 America/Chicago ISEA Legislative Conference The Meadows Events & Conference Center, 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009, USA