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Congratulations to all graduates and teachers and students for completing a challenging school year!


Congratulations to everyone who competed in the regional competitions.  Please see the office press release below concerning the cancellation of the state competition:



President’s Letter


Dear IDEA Members, Thank you all for your patience in this difficult time. In light of the current health issues and concerns resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) and with support of various state and local agencies, IDEA board has made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020 State Competition. A variety of factors influenced this decision. However our primary concern is the health and safety of our students, teachers and parents. We realize the disappointment this will cause for our dedicated students and teachers who worked hard throughout the year to develop skillsets to showcase at this event.


Thank you again for your continued understanding and support of IDEA. On a positive note: If any IDEA students are planning on attending ISU in the fall there is still time to apply for the Ryan K. Brown Scholarship at:





Jeff Brown – IDEA President





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Today we hosted our annual IDEA/ITEC Conference at Turner Hall in Bloomington. Special thanks to all those who attended and all who made it possible including our presenters, members, and Illinois ... See more

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