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Holly Jack Outstanding Service Award Nominations Due September 30The honorary award will be presented during the Administrative Professionals’ Program at the Joint Annual Conference.Read more
PDK Poll 2021: A Glimmer of HopeThe poll collects and analyzes data on U.S. opinion about public education.Read more
35 Districts Earn Honors for Local Governance EffortsThe honor is for districts demonstrating commitment to the Foundational Principles of Effective Governance, ongoing board development, and continuous learning.Read more
Dates Announced for Fall 2021 Division MeetingsDivision Meetings offer networking opportunities and updates from Association staff and division directors and chairpersons.Read more
Connect with fellow school leaders at the Joint Annual Conference
Learn new ideas and best practices focusing on school governance. There are multiple opportunities for professional and personal development and networking with school board members, administrators, and school business officials from across the state.Why Attend Conference Features
2021-2022 Annual School Calendar
The 2021-2022 Annual School Calendar is now available. Produced each year by IASB, the Annual Calendar aims to assist school districts as they prepare their local school calendars. Dates listed in the calendar comply with all statutory deadlines contained in the Election Code, School Code, and selected acts of the General Assembly.
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Journal Looks at Financial Management
In the latest issue, Journal readers will garner insight into core principles of financial management that can be used to guide the district forward.
Lighting the Way to Excellence in School Governance
100+Years of ServiceIASB is here to assist boards of education with training, policy, resources, and programing all supporting quality public education.
848Member DistrictsMore than 99 percent of public school boards in Illinois hold active membership.
5,900+Elected OfficialsSchool board members volunteer their time to ensure growth and progress not only for students, but for entire communities.
21DivisionsIASB field services directors serve as a direct link between the school boards and Association services.
1,000+Newly-Elected Board MembersIASB provides training and resources on the roles and responsibilities of the board and board members.