Joint Annual Conference

2021 Conference Planning Underway

The Illinois Association of School Boards continues to plan for an in-person Joint Annual Conference while monitoring COVID-19 mitigation measures. IASB is optimistic that statewide mitigation policies will permit the return of larger events, such as the Joint Annual Conference, and staff will notify members and attendees of any adaptations due to the pandemic. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to connecting school leaders in person, November 19-21, 2021.

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. It is held annually in November at the Hyatt Regency Chicago (co-headquarters), Sheraton Grand Chicago (co-headquarters), and Swiss├┤tel Chicago.

Important Dates

  • February 15, 2021: Exhibitor Registration Opens
  • June 8, 2021: Registration and Housing Opens
  • September 30, 2021: Holly Jack Award nomination deadline
  • November 19-21, 2021: Joint Annual Conference

Conference Announcements

  • District Presentation Proposals Sought for 2021 Joint Annual Conference

    Illinois school districts are invited to submit proposals for Share the Success panel presentations at the 2021 Joint Annual Conference.
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  • Exhibitor Registration Open for 2021 Joint Annual Conference

    Exhibitor registration, contracts, and information are now available for the 2021 Joint Annual Conference.
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