NOVEMBER 18-20, 2022

2022 Joint Annual Conference

Read the Conference overview and access photo highlights, session handouts, and more.

School Board Elections

Get equipped with key dates, qualifications, and helpful information for school board candidates.

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News

  • What School Leaders Are Reading Fall 2022
    News

    What School Leaders Are Reading Fall 2022

    A quest for happiness and student representation are on the latest list of must-reads.
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  • Filing Period for School Board Candidates Opens December 12 
    News

    Filing Period for School Board Candidates Opens December 12 

    The How to Navigate Running for School Board series resumes with a Petition Filing installment on November 30 at 6:30 p.m.
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  • Joint Annual Conference Survey and Handouts Available 
    Conference

    Joint Annual Conference Survey and Handouts Available 

    IASB uses feedback from attendees to improve the Conference experience.
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  • COSSBA Inaugural Conference Registration is Open
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    COSSBA Inaugural Conference Registration is Open

    The COSSBA Inaugural National Conference is March 30-April 2, 2023 in Tampa.
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Upcoming Events

  • 21
    Jan 2023
    Jan 21, 2023

    South Cook Division Winter Breakfast 1/21/2023

    Call to Order: 10:00 AM Please check back later for more information.
    Details
  • 24-21
    Jan 2023
    Jan 24-Feb 21, 2023

    IASB Winter Book Study 2023

    IASB announces the return of its Winter Book Study events, featuring in 2023 the book High Conflict; Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out by Amanda Ripley.
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Annual School Calendar

The 2022-2023 Annual School Calendar is published by IASB to assist school districts with preparing their local school calendars. Dates included 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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July/August 2022 Journal CoverJournal Compares Illinois Across Several Measures

The November/December issue of the IASB Journal compares areas of public education in Illinois to that of neighboring states.

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