MEMBER EVENTS

Division Meetings Scheduled

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

BOARD DEVELOPMENT

Goal Setting and Strategic Planning

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

TOOLKIT FOR

School Board Presidents

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

News

  • IASB Invites Members to Answer 2024 Survey
    News

    IASB Invites Members to Answer 2024 Survey

    The Association invites members to prioritize public education topics in a 10-minute survey. 
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  • Division Meetings Start February 28
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    Division Meetings Start February 28

    Programming details have been added for the 21 meetings for Late Winter and Spring 2024.
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  • IASB Board Presidents’ Academy to visit 3 Locations Across Illinois
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    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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  • Deadline Reminder: 2024 Conference Share the Success Panel Proposals Due March 1
    Conference

    Deadline Reminder: 2024 Conference Share the Success Panel Proposals Due March 1

    Share the Success panels address current challenges in education and are based on actual school system experiences.
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Upcoming Events

  • 1
    Mar 2024
    Mar 1, 2024

    Are You Ready? An AP Lunch and Learn 03/01/2024

    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.
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  • 5
    Mar 2024
    Mar 5, 2024

    Abe Lincoln Division Meeting 03/05/2024

    Registration now open!
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  • 5
    Mar 2024
    Mar 5, 2024

    Blackhawk Division Meeting 03/05/2024

    Join us for an evening to network and learn together. The evening topic will focus on various topics related to school safety.
    Details
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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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