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Two More Installments of Inside IASB Talk PodcastListen to two new episodes of the Inside IASB talk podcast.Read more
Stop the Bus! IASB Call to Action HB 2287A Call to Action for Illinois school board members in opposition of HB 2287, currently on third reading in the Illinois House.Read more
Mark Your Calendars: Registration Opens for 90th Annual Conference on June 5The 2023 Joint Annual Conference will take place in Chicago, November 17-19.Read more
Referendums on April BallotApril 4 ballots include school board elections, referendums, county sales tax proposition, and more.Read more
6Apr 2023Apr 6, 2023
A Deep Dive into Roster Management for Administrative Professionals 2023Dive deep into roster management and learn the ins and outs of managing your district’s roster, before and after elections and all year long. This webinar will explore accessing your roster, adding board members, concluding terms, and making changes to names, positions, and other fields. Also discussed will be best practices and timelines.Details
6Apr 2023Apr 6, 2023
IASB Welcomes You to the Board! 04/06/2023As you begin your journey as a new school board member, join IASB for this livestream to get you started. Learn about IASB’s Roadmap to Success, developed to guide your first year with information on the New Board Member Training Bundle, Waypoint Webinars for new members, learning opportunities from your Association, and much more. No registration is required. Just go to www.iasb.com/livestream/ .Details
11Apr 2023Apr 11, 2023
PRESS and PRESS Plus Issue 111: Putting Changes Into Practice 04/11/2023PRESS Issue 111 has arrived! Join the PRESS Editors on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, for a webinar to review new and updated material in response to the Faith’s Law trailer legislation that goes into effect on July 1, 2023; Accelerated Program Placement guidance; library book challenges; and miscellaneous and five-year review updates.Details
In-District Training Opportunities
Opportunities for board members to learn and grow as a governance team are available to IASB members through In-District Workshops. Trainings for goal setting, board evaluations, establishing trust, and monitoring district performance are among the numerous workshops available to help your district leadership team make an impact.
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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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March/April Journal Features Sustainable Environments
The March/April issue of the Illinois School Board Journal goes green, featuring sustainable environmental design presented by IASB Service Associates.
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.
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