2022 Joint Annual Conference
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School Board Elections
Get equipped with key dates, qualifications, and helpful information for school board candidates.
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Conference Overview 2022The 89th meeting of IASB, IASA, and Illinois ASBO took place November 18-20 in Chicago.Read more
School Board Delegates Vote on Constitution, ResolutionsRepresentatives from IASB member school boards reviewed resolutions and amendments to the Association Constitution.Read more
COSSBA Inaugural Conference Registration is OpenThe COSSBA Inaugural National Conference is March 30-April 2, 2023 in Tampa.Read more
IASB Podcast Talks to School Board Members About Why They ServeEpisodes feature school board members answering questions about motivations and experiences.Read more
30Nov 2022Nov 30, 2022
How to Navigate Running for School Board: Petition Filing 11/30/2022Join IASB's Dean Langdon and Reatha Owen, along with Scott Uhler from Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd., to discuss how, when, and what to file; and navigating the objection process. Also learn about election obligations such as public policy questions and what you can do before the election to learn more about the district and the work of the board.Details
6Dec 2022Dec 6, 2022
PRESS and PRESS Plus Issue 110: Timely Updates for Your Board 2022The long-awaited PRESS Issue 110 is here! Join the PRESS Editors on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, for a webinar to review new and updated material in response to bills passed during the second half of the 102nd General Assembly, regulatory updates, and miscellaneous and five-year review updates. Following the issue review, stay with us for an overview of customized PRESS Plus Issue 110.Details
8Dec 2022Dec 8, 2022
How to Navigate Running for School Board: Understanding the Board Member's Role 12/08/2022So, you want to be a school board member? This webinar is designed to provide school board candidates with an overview of an elected school board member’s roles and responsibilities and an idea of what to expect if they are successful in the April election.Details
Resolutions Committee Report
The 2022 IASB Resolutions Committee Report is now available. The report includes 16 proposals submitted by Association member districts, with analyses and the Committee’s recommendation for each. The Report also highlights proposed changes to the IASB Constitution and deletions to current Position Statements that will be voted on during the Delegate Assembly taking place November 19 in Chicago.Learn More
Annual School CalendarThe 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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The November/December issue of the IASB Journal compares areas of public education in Illinois to that of neighboring states.
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.