Recap sessions, topics, and more from the 2023 Joint Annual Conference
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Follow-Up on the 2023 Joint Annual Conference: Feedback, Handouts, and PhotosAttendees, please complete the online survey by December 8 to help shape the premier training event for Illinois public school leaders.Read more
IASB Board Elects Officers for 2024, Welcomes New DirectorsThe Board met on November 19 for its reorganizational meeting.Read more
News from COSSBACOSSBA is dedicated to sharing resources and information to support, promote, and strengthen state school boards associations.Read more
November/December Journal Offers Equity InsightsDiscover why the time for Transformative Equity is now.Read more
2Dec 2023Dec 2, 2023
IASB/IASA Lake Division Legislative Breakfast 12/02/2023All Lake County Legislators are invited to a panel discussion on public education in Illinois. A continental breakfast will be available prior to the discussion.Details
5Dec 2023Dec 5, 2023
Becoming a Green Ribbon District: Fostering Environmental Sustainability, Education, and Stewardship in Your District 12/05/2023Hear from members of the Huntley Community SD 158 board and administrative team as they share their green initiatives journey.Details
7Dec 2023Dec 7, 2023
PRESS and PRESS Plus Issue 113: ‘Tis the Season for Fall Policy Updates 12/07/2023PRESS Issue 113 has arrived! Join the PRESS Editors to review materials updated in response to bills passed during the first half of the 103rd General Assembly, plus other miscellaneous updates. Following the Issue review, stay with us for an overview of customized PRESS Plus Issue 113.Details
Training Opportunities for School Boards
Learning together with your fellow board members and superintendent will move your board forward as a governance team. IASB offers a number of in-district workshops to help you make an impact. Training activities can also be customized to the unique needs of a local board and district.
Advocacy for School Board Members
As key stakeholders in our educational system, board members serve as an essential local resource on educational issues. Involvement by school board members in both the state and national legislative process is imperative to shaping sound education policy.
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In the next Journal, revisit Educational Equity with new perspectives from Illinois education leaders.
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.
849Member 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.