JANUARY 25 AT THREE LOCATIONS

Collective Bargaining Workshops

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

JOINT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Share the Success

Panel presentations requested for 2020

LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE

Online Learning Courses

Stay current on policy and legal issues and upgrade your knowledge of current education topics

News

  • IASB Announces Dates for Spring 2020 Division Meetings
    News

    IASB Announces Dates for Spring 2020 Division Meetings

    Mark your calendars now for the IASB Division Meetings for Spring 2020, which will convene at 21 sites throughout the state starting in late February.
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  • IASB, Illinois Press Association Collaborate for annual Cole Award
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    IASB, Illinois Press Association Collaborate for annual Cole Award

    The Robert M. Cole Award for best school board coverage is presented annually by IASB through the statewide competition of the Illinois Press Association.
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  • Panel Session Proposals for the 2020 Annual Conference Due in February
    Conference

    Panel Session Proposals for the 2020 Annual Conference Due in February

    School districts are invited to Share the Success at the 2020 Joint Annual Conference.
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  • Illinois School Leaders to Lobby Congressional Members at Event in Washington, D.C.
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    Illinois School Leaders to Lobby Congressional Members at Event in Washington, D.C.

    School board members and administrators from 21 Illinois districts will participate in the NSBA Advocacy Institute in February.
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Updated IASB Position Statement

The newly revised IASB Position Statements reflect priorities that were adopted by the Delegate Assembly in November of last year. Ten new Position Statements were added, four were amended, and two previous statements were reaffirmed. IASB Position Statements give member school districts the opportunity to establish Association positions on legislation and related matters of public policy.

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Journal Highlights 2019 Annual Conference and 2020 Census

The January/February Illinois School Board Journal reflects on the 2019 Joint Annual Conference in words and pictures, offers a new take on the teacher shortage, discusses cybersecurity risk management, and tells stories about telling stories. The issue also looks ahead to the 2020 U.S. Census and the role public education can play in achieving an accurate count. Look for the print edition in your mailbox, or click below to access the digital edition.
 

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