Joint Annual Conference

November 18-20, 2022


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2022 Conference Registration Now Open

Registration and housing for the 2022 Joint Annual Conference is now open. The Annual Conference, taking place November 18-20 in Chicago, is an opportunity for district leadership teams to join with fellow partners in educational excellence to showcase the learning and inspiration happening at public schools throughout the state.

Registration and Housing

Contact Natalie Duke or Carla Bolt with any Conference questions.

About 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. Attracting thousands of attendees and school leaders, the event is held annually in November at the Hyatt Regency Chicago (co-headquarters), Sheraton Grand Chicago (co-headquarters), and Swissôtel Chicago. See past Conference highlights.

Important Dates

  • September 1, 2022: Conference Program and Sponsorship deadline
  • 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.
  • November 18-20, 2022: Joint Annual Conference

Conference Features

  • Pre-Conference Workshops

    Pre-Conference Workshops are designed to give school board members knowledge, skills, and resources to provide effective board leadership.
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  • Bookstore and More

    A Conference Bookstore offers more than 3,000 titles for school officials and guests, while the IASB Info Center is the location for information, services, and support from IASB representatives.
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  • Administrative Professionals

    The Administrative Professionals' Program is designed to enhance the roles and skills of the individual(s) who perform the duties of the school board secretary or administrative assistant.
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  • General Session Speakers

    Three keynote speakers will motivate and inspire school leaders at the 2022 Joint Annual Conference in Chicago.

Conference Announcements

  • 2021 Joint Annual Conference in Review

    Catch up on the news from the IASB/IASA/IASBO Joint Annual Conference.
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  • ‘Share the Success’ Proposals for 2022 Annual Conference Now Being Accepted

    Presenters are invited to share their innovative programs and discoveries for panels at the 2022 Conference.
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  • Submit Panel Proposals for 2022 Annual Conference 

    March 7 is the deadline for Share the Success and Service Association panel proposals.
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  • Registration Now Open for 2022 Conference Exhibitors 

    Contracts, housing forms, important dates, and the Exhibit Hall floor map are available.
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  • Conference Registration to Open on June 6 

    The 2022 Joint Annual Conference will take place November 18-20.
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  • VIDEO Why Attend: JAC Registration Opens June 6

    The Conference will take place in Chicago, November 18-20.
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  • JAC Registration is Open

    The Conference will take place in Chicago, November 18-20.
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  • Nine Pre-Conference Workshop Choices Available for Conference Attendees

    Three full-day and six half-day workshops are scheduled.
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  • 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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