Indiana Extension Educators Association

Community Development Team Award PDC 2017 4H-Youth Award recipients, left to Right: Lesley Lodmell (Lawrence), Liz Beiersdorfer (Dearborn), Heather VonDielingen (Jackson), Lisa Wilson (Gibson) and Peg Ehlers (Switzerland). Not pictured: Katie Whiteford (Clark)

Upcoming Events

IEEA Board of Directors Meeting 

March 20, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. via WebEx 

Spring Conference, April 19-20

Swan Lake Resort and Conference Center
5203 Plymouth LaPorte Trail
Plymouth, IN 46563

Features websites:

Four Pillars - One Foundation

Extension Nutrition Education Program

Purdue Extension Community Development

Extension and You: Why Join IEEA?

Joining Your Professional Organization

With any job, it is important to feel a part of the whole organization and with Extension it is the Indiana Extension Educators Association. While joining IEEA is optional it is highly valued among all Indiana Educators. Being an active member offers you many opportunities as listed below.

Networking with Co-Workers

Being a part of IEEA affords you the opportunity to talk informally with Educators of all program areas and tenure. Many times ideas are developed and expanded during these informal discussions. Experienced Educators are also available and willing to assist you with problems that you may be experiencing and offering possible solutions.

Staff Development Training at Conferences

IEEA offers training and education on timely topics that meet your needs. Being a part of IEEA gives you a voice concerning your various needs for training.


Through the various committees, IEEA gives you the opportunity to become involved in your profession. Many times changes in practices arise from IEEA committee recommendations to the administration. By being a member, you have a voice in your career development.

Team Member

Being a member of IEEA shows that you are a team member and a person that cares about the overall success and strength of the Cooperative Extension System.


As a member of IEEA, you are eligible to submit applications for awards and be recognized for your hard work and efforts. Each person makes a positive impact in their community, and IEEA gives you a way to highlight your impact.