2022 Joint Annual Conference

Registration for the in-person IASB•IASA•IASBO Joint Annual Conference is now open


The Trust Edge Experience

On August 6, build high-performing teams and create a common language to build connection, improve clarity, and increase productivity


Inside IASB

A new talk podcast introduces listeners to school board service


  • Registration for COSSBA Urban Boards Alliance Symposium is Open

    Registration for COSSBA Urban Boards Alliance Symposium is Open

    The UBA Symposium is scheduled for September 8-9 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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  • Federal Legislative Report 117-11

    Federal Legislative Report 117-11

    The U.S. House and Senate have passed historic gun reform legislation.
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  • IASB Board of Directors Meets

    IASB Board of Directors Meets

    At its quarterly meeting, the IASB Board of Directors discused the annual budget and a review of the Resolutions Process.
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  • 30 Presentations selected to ‘Share the Success’ at 2022 Annual Conference

    30 Presentations selected to ‘Share the Success’ at 2022 Annual Conference

    The panels provide attendees with insight useful to their districts.
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Upcoming Events

  • 14
    Jul 2022
    Jul 14, 2022

    The Equity Journey – Going Above and Beyond 07/14/2022

    Evanston/Skokie SD 65 is on Lake Michigan and north of Chicago. It is a pre-K through eighth grade district serving over 7,000 students from Evanston and a section of Skokie. The district represents a range of different backgrounds. D65 equity journey has included creating the Equity, Family and Community Engagement program that builds relationships and creates teams that include stakeholders.
  • 15
    Jul 2022
    Jul 15, 2022

    Board of Directors' Executive Committee Meeting 07/15/2022

  • 26
    Jul 2022
    Jul 26, 2022

    The Equity Journey – Let’s Get it Started 07/26/2022

    Park Forest Chicago Heights SD 163 is in the south suburbs of Chicago with six schools and has an enrollment of nearly 1,600. They have started implementing programs that have an impact on school communities. These programs include addressing teacher pedagogy and its connection to equitable instruction through staff book talks and coaching. They are also creating and extending community programs.
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IASB is a founding member of the Consortium of State School Boards Associations (COSSBA), a national alliance dedicated to sharing resources and information to support, promote, and strengthen state school boards associations. Through its membership IASB is able to provide local districts access to COSSBA training opportunities, resources, and services. Visit the COSSBA website to learn more.

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July/August 2022 Journal CoverSummer Reading in the Journal 

The July/August 2022 issue of the Illinois School Board Journal features a variety of topics for summer reading, from advocacy to literacy to energy and more.

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