Division Meetings Scheduled

Register to attend one of IASB’s 21 regional events providing learning, resources, and peer recognition.


Goal Setting and Strategic Planning

IASB staff facilitate in-district workshops with board/superintendent teams to help establish district-level goals.


School Board Presidents

Find resources to to help you carry out your duties and lead effective meetings


  • IASB Board Presidents’ Academy to visit 3 Locations Across Illinois

    IASB Board Presidents’ Academy to visit 3 Locations Across Illinois

    The Academy will offer targeting training for current and aspiring school board presidents.
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  • Governor Pritzker Presents Balanced Budget for FY2025 

    Governor Pritzker Presents Balanced Budget for FY2025 

    The Governor gave the State of the State and Budget Address on February 21.
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  • Referendums on March Ballot

    Referendums on March Ballot

    Items up for a vote include tax increases, bond issues, countywide sales tax propositions, and a school consolidation measure.
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  • IASB Invites Members to Answer 2024 Survey

    IASB Invites Members to Answer 2024 Survey

    The Association invites members to prioritize public education topics.
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Upcoming Events

  • 28
    Feb 2024
    Feb 28, 2024

    North Cook Division Meeting 02/28/2024

    Featured presentation: Understanding and Addressing the Educator Shortage in Illinois and in Your Region. Presented by Erika Hunt, Ph.D., Director, Lead Hub at ROE 17 and Tom Withee, M.S. Senior Researcher, Goshen Consulting. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
  • 29
    Feb 2024
    Feb 29, 2024

    Are You Ready? An AP Lunch and Learn 02/29/2024

    Join IASB for a new, in-person event just for Administrative Professionals! Begin with time for networking and lunch, then answer the question “Are You Ready?” for your next board meeting.
  • 29
    Feb 2024
    Feb 29, 2024

    Kishwaukee Division Meeting 02/29/2024

    Leap into three "hot topic" carousels--AI, Vision 2030, and Board Member/Parent Hat. Please register by February 23!
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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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New Journal includes Administrator Salary Updates

Find out what’s next in the Administrator Salaries Series and educator shortage actions in the latest Illinois School Board Journal. 

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