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 IllinoisThe Academy will offer targeting training for current and aspiring school board presidents.Read more
Governor Pritzker Presents Balanced Budget for FY2025The Governor gave the State of the State and Budget Address on February 21.Read more
IASB Invites Members to Answer 2024 SurveyThe Association invites members to prioritize public education topics.Read more
Deadline Reminder: 2024 Conference Share the Success Panel Proposals Due March 1Share the Success panels address current challenges in education and are based on actual school system experiences.Read more
28Feb 2024Feb 28, 2024
North Cook Division Meeting 02/28/2024Featured 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.Details
29Feb 2024Feb 29, 2024
Are You Ready? An AP Lunch and Learn 02/29/2024Join 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.Details
29Feb 2024Feb 29, 2024
Kishwaukee Division Meeting 02/29/2024Leap into three "hot topic" carousels--AI, Vision 2030, and Board Member/Parent Hat. Please register by February 23.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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Find out what’s next in the Administrator Salaries Series and educator shortage actions in the latest Illinois School Board Journal.
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.