JANUARY 25 AT THREE LOCATIONS

Collective Bargaining Workshops

Learn and discuss key collective bargaining issues and trends with legal experts

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Joint Annual Conference

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NOVEMBER 15 IS SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS DAY

Thank you, school board members

Nearly 6,000 school leaders dedicated to transforming educational visions into successful realities

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  • School Board Members Day November 15: Transforming educational visions into reality
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    School Board Members Day November 15: Transforming educational visions into reality

    November 15 of each year is a day to recognize the efforts of the nearly 6,000 Illinois school board members.
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  • NSBA conference coming to Chicago
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    NSBA conference coming to Chicago

    Registration is open for the 2020 Annual Conference and Exposition of the National School Board Association.
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  • Update on strikes and negotiations
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    Update on strikes and negotiations

    Contract negotiations continue in several Illinois school districts.
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  • Journal shines light on emerging issues
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    Journal shines light on emerging issues

    The November/December 2019 issue of the Illinois School Board Journal shines a light on several newsworthy topics, including the surge in the number of students using e-cigarettes, the proliferation of products designed to disguise vaping, and the recent increase in serious vaping-related illness.
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Upcoming Events

  • 21
    Nov 2019
    Nov 21, 2019

    Board of Directors' Meeting November 21, 2019

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  • 22-24
    Nov 2019
    Nov 22-24, 2019

    Joint Annual Conference 2019

    IASB IASA IASBO Joint Annual Conference — Transform Vision into Reality November 22-24, 2019
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  • 24
    Nov 2019
    Nov 24, 2019

    Board of Directors' Reorganizational Meeting November 24, 2019

    Board of Director's Reorganizational Meeting
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2019 Delegate Assembly Meeting

The 2019 Delegate Assembly will meet on Saturday, November 23 in Chicago to consider new proposals and amendments to current position statements submitted by IASB member districts. The IASB Resolutions Committee’s has recommended adoption of 10 proposed resolutions, approval of five amendments to current position statements, and one reaffirmation of a current position statement during the Delegate Assembly.

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November/December Journal Tackles Newsworthy Topics

The November/December issue of the Illinois School Board Journal shines a light on newsworthy topics, including e-cigarettes and the increase in serious vaping-related illness. The new Journal also looks at how cannabis legislation impacts school districts, follows up with the Latino Policy Institute on Emergent Bilingual students and the supports they need, and highlights the “Equity Journey” in a Q&A with Bea Young and Associates.

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    Elected Officials
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