Joint Annual Conference

November 18-20, 2022

Registration for the 2022 Conference Opens June 6

Join school leaders from across Illinois as they showcase how partners in educational excellence inspire growth and innovation at the 2022 Joint Annual Conference.

Recognized as one of the nation's largest state education conferences, the Joint Annual Conference is a premier training event for school board members, administrators, and business officials. The 2022 Conference will take place November 18-20 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago (co-headquarters), Sheraton Grand Chicago (co-headquarters), and Swissôtel Chicago. See past Conference highlights.


Registration and Housing

Conference registration and housing will open at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 6. Members can register individually or districts can register multiple individuals as a group through their IASB member account. The registration fee will remain the same as 2021; $499 per person plus a $200 deposit per guestroom if lodging is requested. Housing is limited only to Conference attendees and will not be assigned until full payment is received for both Conference registration and the housing deposit. View additional registration and housing information.

Contact Natalie Duke or Carla Bolt with any Conference registration questions.

Dates and Deadlines

June 6, 2022: Registration and Housing Opens
October 3, 2022: Final day to register at $499 per person; Registration increases to $525 after this date.
October 14, 2022: Last day to request a refund; Housing changes after this date may result in higher rates.
September 1, 2022: Conference Program and Sponsorship deadline
November 18-20, 2022: Joint Annual Conference

Joint Annual Conference Housing Blocks


Hyatt Regency Chicago (co-headquarters) – $221
151 East Wacker Drive, (312) 565-1234

Sheraton Grand Chicago (co-headquarters) – $221
301 East North Water Street, (312) 464-1000

Swissôtel Chicago – $213
323 East Wacker Drive, (312) 565-0565

Fairmont Chicago – $211
200 N. Columbus Drive, (312) 565-8000

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile – $213
540 North Michigan Avenue, (312) 836-0100

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile – $213
505 North Michigan Avenue, (312) 944-4100

Embassy Suites by Hilton – $235
511 North Columbus Drive, (312) 836-5900

Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront – $215
71 East Upper Wacker Drive, (312) 346-7100