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IASB Legislative Report 101-27Read about the mini-session just concluded and the opening of the 102nd General Assembly.Read more
Latest EO Effective through February 6The status quo regarding the Open Meetings Act an in-person attendance continues, with the possibility late this week of regional moves to Tier 2.Read more
Federal Legislative Report 117-01The IASB Federal Legislative Report covers the opening of the 117th Congress, the education implications of the stimulus package, and more.Read more
IASB Offers Two Virtual Webinars on Collective BargainingJoin discussions of timely collective bargaining topics: Trends in Collective Bargaining Parts One and Two.Read more
21Jan 2021Jan 21, 2021
Trends in Collective Bargaining: Part One 01/21/2021Join attorneys David Braun and Ellen Lueking from Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd. for a discussion of timely collective bargaining topics, including the bargaining process during COVID and beyond; bargaining substantive COVID-issues; evaluation bargaining and its effect this year; and interim bargaining proposals and responses.Details
28Jan 2021Jan 28, 2021
Beyond the Campaign: Welcoming New Board Members 01/28/2021Will your school board have newly elected members this spring? Now is the time to plan to welcome new board members to the governing team and help them begin their journey as representatives of your community. Join Dean Langdon and Field Services Directors Patrick Allen and Nakia Hall to learn how you can help onboard new members to quickly and effectively govern together.Details
Merits of IASB MembershipIASB supports member boards in pursuit of excellence in local school board governance and based upon the Foundational Principles of Effective Governance. Learn more about resources and services provided to member school boards.
COVID-19 Guidance and Resources
During this unprecedented national health emergency, school districts face a myriad of issues in terms of dealing with school governance and operations. IASB has compiled guidance to assist boards of education as they prepare to confront the challenges of the 2020-2021 school year. Local boards of education are encouraged to use these resources to spur conversation on the critical issues involving governance, policies, programming, personnel, health and safety of the school community, and the fiduciary responsibility of the board of education.
Guidance and Resources
IASB Journal Looks With Hope to 2021
The Illinois School Board Journal looks back at the events that brought a new, virtual reality in 2020 and turns the calendar page to 2021.
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.
848Member 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.