Joint Annual Conference

November 20-22, 2020

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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. Annual Conference Registration and Housing information will be available in early June.

By the Numbers

  • 200+
  • 114
  • 9,000

Conference Announcements

  • Experience the 2019 Joint Annual Conference

    A review of the 87th Joint Annual Conference includes photos, highlights from the General Sessions, news and numbers from Conference events, and an update from the Delegate Assembly.
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  • Conference Photo Gallery Now Available

    Explore, and perhaps find yourself in, digital images from the 2019 Joint Annual Conference which are now available for viewing in the online gallery.
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  • Applications Available for the 2020 Holly Jack Outstanding Service Award

    IASB is seeking nominations for the 2020 Holly Jack Outstanding Service Award, presented annually to a school district employee who has performed the duties of the board secretary for a minimum of five years.
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  • 2020 Joint Annual Conference Exhibitor Registration Now Open

    Exhibitors who would like to secure booth space and housing accommodations for the 2020 Joint Annual Conference can now register.
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