Thursday, February 22, 2007

More from Team ISEA's Lobby Day

More photos from Team ISEA's Lobby Day on February 20th!

Representative Eric Palmer from Oskaloosa takes time to visit with me over lunch. Representative Palmer shared some of the opportunities he's had as a new member of the Iowa General Assembly.

Gary Anhalt (on the left), president of the Cedar Rapids EA and Executive Board rep from CWUU; visits with state Represenative Art Staed, a Middle School Government teacher and member of ISEA over lunch.

Kathy Williams (on the left), Davenport EA and Chair of ISEA's Multicultural Committee and colleage, visits with state Representative Cindy Winckler (center), chair of the Education Appropriations Budget Sub-Committee.

The Davenport EA gathered at the Speaker's Chair in the House chamber for a photo with state Representative Elesha Gayman (2nd from right-front row) and Representative Cindy Winckler (front row on right).

Team ISEA members were treated to a visit by Governor Chet Culver on Tuesday. Here Governor Culver greets Team ISEA leader Rachella Dravis, leader in the Fort Madison EA (center) and a colleague.

Kevin Ericson, Nevada EA leader, has a chance to visit with Governor Culver.

And Kevin's daughter, Abbie, has the opportunity to pose for a photo with Governor Culver too!

Truly one of the highlights of the day was to hear from the nation's only Governor to have been a classroom teacher in the last 20 years, Iowa's Governor Chet Culver!

It was a great day for Team ISEA to meet with state policy makers and share the issues important to our profession and to the students we teach.

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