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 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 members in Iowa and nationwide who work to shape student-centered public education policy and support your education career.

Member Resources


Mark the date: Sept. 12, 2017

School board elections

School board elections in Iowa. Local school boards and community college trustee boards have a tremendous influence on the quality of education in your community. They determine education policy, funding distribution, professional salaries and benefits,…

ISEA Summer Conference

Mark your calendars

July 31, 2017

  • 2017-07-31 00:00:00 2017-08-02 00:00:00 America/Chicago ISEA Summer Conference Prairie Meadows, 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009, USA