• Reminders

    Important Dates:

    HCAFA Executive Committee Meetings

    • Friday, June 15, 2018
    • Friday, July 13, 2018

    Light Meal Served

    • Friday, January 19, 2018
    •       L200, 11:00 – 1:30
    • Friday, February 16, 2018
    •        J167,  11:00 – 1:30
    • Wed., March 14, 2018
    •      L311, 4:30 – 7:00
    • Tues.,  April 17, 2018
    •     L204, 4:30 – 7:00
    • Friday, May 11, 2018
    •    IEA Office, 553 N. North Ct, Suite 210

    For information or to check if the time or location has been changed, call Hasmig or Amy at the IEA office
    (847 359-0300).

Harper Adjunct Advocate

Check out the latest edition of The Harper Adjunct Advocate for information on an IEA sponsored SURS Workshop on February 5 at the IEA office in Palatine.  You’ll also find instructions on how to apply for professional development funds as well as updates on issues affecting adjuncts at Harper.

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This is a wonderful opportunity for HCAFA adjuncts to be informed by SURS about retirement.  Click on the YES link below for more information.

You are invited to the Palatine IEA-NEA Retirement Workshops taking place on January 31st (IMRF), February 5th (SURS), or February 6th (TRS).

Please respond by clicking Yes or No. We look forward to your response.

Hosted by:  Palatine IEA-NEA Office in conjunction with Regions 34, 35, 42, 43, 64

Unemployment Insurance Compensation Filing Party

Join us on December 20 at the IEA Office for an unemployment compensation filing party.

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If You Have Been Waiting to Join HCAFA, Now Is the Time!

If you have just become eligible to be a new HCAFA member, or if you have been a Fair Share member (not a full member), now is the time to support your fellow adjuncts and your union by changing your status to full membership!  Click on the link below for a sample membership form.  You will find more details by clicking on the Join link.

Membership Enrollment Form 2017

Novemberfest on November 3


Join Us

For a casual dinner, a little adjunct gemütlichkeit, and lots of fun!

Date: Friday, November 3, 2017

Time: 4:00 – 6:00, (Come and go when you’d like.)

The Latest Edition of The Harper Adjunct Advocate Will Be in All Adjuncts’ Mailboxes Soon

Your personal copy of The Harper Adjunct Advocate will be in your mailbox soon.  If you’d like to check it out now, click on the link below.

Harper Adjunct Advocate – October 2017

Call for Nominations of Delegates to the IEA RA

Nomination Form for  the IEA RA Delegate Election


The Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly, otherwise known as the IEA RA, will be held on April 19-21, 2018, in Rosemont. The election for this position will be held on December 15, 2017.

IEA RA delegates will be responsible for approving the IEA budget, establishing a dues amount, modifying the Legislative Platform and Bylaws and conducting other business of the Association.

A dues-paying member may either nominate another dues-paying colleague or himself/herself for this position by completing and submitting this form. The Elections Committee recommends that should you choose to nominate someone else, please make sure he/she is a dues-paying member, wants to be nominated and can attend this Assembly. All forms must be sent to the Elections Committee Chairperson, Julie Simpson by November 8, 2017.

Please complete and return form to:


Attn: Region 42 – Julie Simpson, Elections Chair

553 N. North Court,  Suite #210

Palatine, IL 60067

Nominee’s Name:                                           _____________________________

Address:                                                              _____________________________


Phone:                                                                 _____________________________

Email:                                                                   _____________________________