Joint Annual Conference

November 18-20, 2022

Panel Presentations Requested for 2023 Conference

School districts and related education organizations can now submit proposals for “Share the Success” panel presentations at the 2023 Joint Annual Conference.

These 60-minute session should be based on actual school system experiences and presenters should give insight and practical information on how to solve common problems and share innovations from programs succeeding in their districts. Proposals must be submitted by March 6, 2023.


2022 Joint Annual Conference

School leaders from throughout Illinois joined with fellow partners in educational excellence Novemver 18-20 to showcase the learning and inspiration happening at public schools across the state at the 2022 Joint Annual Conference.


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.

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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  • 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.
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  • The Equity Immersion

    Enhance your district’s equity journey and renew your commitment to be “ALL IN for Equity,” at this year’s new featured event on Conference Friday: The Equity Immersion.
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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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  • Professional Development Offerings for Administrative Professionals Available at 2022 Annual Conference

    The program will offer training opportunities, meetings with IASB policy consultants, and panel presentations.
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  • New Conference Event: The Equity Immersion 

    Be ALL IN for Equity with this new event.
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  • Select from a Variety of Presentation Topics at the 2022 Carousel of Panels 

    Attendees can choose from 32 presentations offered simultaneously over a 90-minute period.
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  • Online Registration Available for 2022 Delegate Assembly 

    The 2022 IASB Delegate Assembly will be held November 19 at the Joint Annual Conference in Chicago.
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  • Conference Badges Mailed to Districts; Online Registration Closes November 14 

    The 89th Joint Annual Conference will take place November 18-20 in Chicago.
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  • Administrative Professionals to Gather at Conference

    The 2022 program offers a wide range of informational programming for school district administrative professionals.
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  • Juli Gniadek of Downers Grove CHSD 99 named 2022 Holly Jack Award winner 

    The award is presented annually to a district office and school board secretary.
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  • Joint Annual Conference Survey and Handouts Available 

    IASB uses feedback from attendees to improve the Conference experience.
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