Carrie Semmelroth

About Carrie Semmelroth

Sen. Carrie Semmelroth (D-Boise) is serving her first term in the Idaho Senate after being appointed in late 2021 to represent District 17. Semmelroth works in Boise State University’s College of Education, and specializes in teacher education, accreditation and special education.

Support policies that support retention

There are currently 28,214 people who hold instructional certificates in Idaho, but as of Dec.31, 2021, there were a total of 17,813 teaching positions. This means there are currently over 10,000 certified teachers in Idaho who are choosing not to teach.