In an effort to ensure that Idaho’s schools and classrooms are fully staffed to support student success, the Idaho Department of Education will host Educator Career Fairs throughout the state in March and April.
– Celebrating CTE Month in Idaho February 21, 2024
By Trent Van Leuven Idaho 2024 Teacher of the Year
(BOISE) – February marks CTE Month, a time when Career Technical Education student organizations in many school districts commemorate through various activities. These students are inspired as they search for their post-K-12 educational journey thanks to CTE.
(BOISE) – The Idaho Career Ready Students Council (ICRS) met Friday and awarded $7,437,410 in grants to fund Career Technical Education (CTE) programs in public and charter schools around Idaho.
(BOISE) – Schools, districts and childcare organizations in Idaho will receive funding to implement innovative technology solutions through funds provided to the Idaho Department of Education through the USDA’s FY 2021 Technology Improvement Grant (TIG).
(BOISE) – Idaho high school students with an interest in United States history and the Constitution are again invited to submit their essay or video entries to the Ninth Circuit Civics Contest.
– Op-Ed: Partners Sought to Help Feed Students During Summer Break February 7, 2024
By Debbie Critchfield, Superintendent of Public Instruction and Denise Dixon, Executive Director of the Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force
(BOISE) – The Idaho Department of Education is again seeking nominations for the state’s most prestigious award for educators, CapEd Credit Union Idaho Teacher of the Year
(BOISE) – I don’t have to be on the road constantly to get feedback from Idahoans who care deeply about education. Running errands like grocery shopping or going to Costco can provide me opportunities to hear from both friends and total strangers. People like to share opinions or offer a word of encouragement, and because my weekends are spent at home in rural Idaho, my neighbors want to be sure the “big city” doesn’t change me!
The Idaho Department of Education is seeking sponsors for this year’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The SFSP provides free meals and snacks to children 18 years and younger by operating sites located in low-income areas during the summer months.
Tribal Education Leaders from across the state have joined partners at the State Board of Education and the Idaho Department of Education in the first of twenty meetings planned to foster cross-agency coordination to improve access, opportunity and success for American Indian students in Idaho’s public school system.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Debbie Critchfield has announced the Idaho Department of Education’s top priorities for 2024 in a newly-released video created to follow Governor Brad Little’s State of the State address on Monday.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Debbie Critchfield is applauding a plan laid out today by Governor Brad Little to increase state support for local school facilities.