Coronavirus Updates

Information for school districts responding to COVID-19 health measures

Next Meeting: Friday, April 3, 1-2 p.m.

Conversation and Connection

IASB Field Services Directors are inviting school board members to an online video chat to discuss board work in these unprecedented times.


Online Learning Courses

Stay current on policy and legal issues and upgrade your knowledge of current education topics


  • News

    Districts Invited to Submit Resolutions for the 2020 Delegate Assembly

    Local school boards have been invited to submit resolutions for consideration by the 2020 IASB Delegate Assembly.
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  • Join Friday's Virtual Conversation and Connection with IASB Field Services

    Join Friday's Virtual Conversation and Connection with IASB Field Services

    IASB is offering an opportunity for school board members to virtually connect with others on Friday, April 3, 2020, from 1 to 2 p.m.
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  • COVID-19

    School Buildings to Remain Closed Through April

    Governor JB Pritzker announced on March 31 that the emergency stay-in-place order for Illinois will extend through the end of April. School districts in the state are developing and operating under remote learning plans.
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  • Federal Legislative Report 116-11

    Federal Legislative Report 116-11

    Federal Legislative Report 116-11 includes the federal stimulus passed and signed March 27 to further address the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Upcoming Events

  • 3
    Apr 2020
    Apr 3, 2020

    Conversation and Connection with IASB Field Services 04/03/2020

    Interested in connecting with your fellow school board members? Looking for a conversation? IASB is offering an opportunity to connect with others. Join your IASB Field Services Director - via Zoom. Look for the specific link in an email from you Field Services Director.
  • 9
    Apr 2020
    Apr 9, 2020

    Webinar/PRESS and PRESS Plus Issue 103: Clean Up From the Legislative Storm on 4/9/2020 at 12:00 noon

    The legislative storm unleashed in the first year of the 101st General Assembly left much debris in its path, leading to a needed cleanup in March PRESS and PRESS Plus Issue 103. Join the PRESS Editors on April 9, 2020 as we review veto session activity. Following the issue review, stay tuned for a review of customized PRESS Plus Issue 103.
  • 7
    May 2020
    May 7, 2020

    Blackhawk Division Governing Meeting 05/07/2020

    Registration opening soon. Check back later for more information.
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Legislative Update

Stay up-to-date with news coming out of Springfield and Washington D.C. IASB Legislative Reports and Federal Legislative Reports keep school leaders informed of important public education initiatives that are being considered by state and federal lawmakers. Weekly video updates are also provided on timely topics for school leaders.

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March/April Journal Navigates Early Childhood Education


The March/April issue of the Illinois School Board Journal walks readers through the maze of early childhood education and its impact on improving K-12 learning outcomes. Look for the print edition in your mailbox, or access the digital edition below.

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