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  • Holly Jack Outstanding Service Award Nominations Due September 30
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    Holly Jack Outstanding Service Award Nominations Due September 30

    The honorary award will be presented during the Administrative Professionals’ Program at the Joint Annual Conference.
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  • PDK Poll 2021: A Glimmer of Hope
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    PDK Poll 2021: A Glimmer of Hope

    The poll collects and analyzes data on U.S. opinion about public education. 
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  • 35 Districts Earn Honors for Local Governance Efforts
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    35 Districts Earn Honors for Local Governance Efforts

    The honor is for districts demonstrating commitment to the Foundational Principles of Effective Governance, ongoing board development, and continuous learning.
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  • Dates Announced for Fall 2021 Division Meetings
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    Dates Announced for Fall 2021 Division Meetings

    Division Meetings offer networking opportunities and updates from Association staff and division directors and chairpersons. 
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Upcoming Events

  • 4
    Oct 2021
    Oct 4, 2021

    Northwest Division Meeting 10/04/2021

    Making the Most of ESSER III Funds. Registration is now open.
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  • 5
    Oct 2021
    Oct 5, 2021

    Southwestern Division Meeting 10/05/2021

    Featured Panel Presentation with Q&A: Lessons Learned throughout the Pandemic
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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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September/October 2021 Journal CoverJournal 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.

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