2022 JOINT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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School Board Elections

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DIVISION EVENTS

Fall Division Meetings Underway

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News

  • IASB Welcomes Two to Field Services Team 
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    IASB Welcomes Two to Field Services Team 

    IASB has new members on the Field Services team.  
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  • 2022 School Design Awards Announced
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    2022 School Design Awards Announced

    Two school design projects have been named 2022 Award of Distinction winners.
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  • Resolutions Committee Report Available for 2022
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    Resolutions Committee Report Available for 2022

    Member boards are encouraged to review the report and determine a voting preference on each proposal.
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  • IASB Names 2022 Governance Recognition Honorees
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    IASB Names 2022 Governance Recognition Honorees

    Thirty-three Illinois school districts have earned School Board Governance Recognition honors for 2022.
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Upcoming Events

  • 5
    Oct 2022
    Oct 5, 2022

    South Cook Division Meeting 10/5/2022

    Registration — 5:30 PM Call to Order/Presentation — 6:00 PM Dinner — 6:45 PM Business Meeting — 7:15 PM Mental Health and Education Integration Presented by Dana Pavlu
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  • 6
    Oct 2022
    Oct 6, 2022

    Starved Rock Division Meeting 10/06/2022

    Join us for dinner at 6 p.m. and hear Reigniting the Spark, presented by Author PJ Caposey, Superintendent of Meridian CUSD 223. Registration is now open.
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  • 6
    Oct 2022
    Oct 6, 2022

    Option 1: Enhanced School Finance Necessities; Option 2: Grow Your Own to Confront the Teacher Shortage (Combined Divisions Event) 10/06/2022

    All IASB members are invited to attend this combined, 2022 Virtual Division Meeting. This meeting will feature two breakout sessions—addressing school finance and the teacher shortage—designed to inform and encourage application among school board members, superintendents, administrators, and districts-at-large.
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Those planning to attend the 2022 Joint Annual Conference are encouraged to use the Online Planner to create a personalized agenda. The Planner allows individuals to view panel descriptions and presenters, see exhibitors, and sort sessions by topic, venue, time, or date.

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July/August 2022 Journal CoverRaising Your Voice, and Others

In the latest issue of the Illinois School Board Journal, discover the importance of student voice, learn about civil discourse in challenging times, and catch the next wave in community engagement.  

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