Conference Bookstore and IASB Info Center

Conference Bookstore

The Conference bookstore will be open each day of Conference and offers more than 3,000 titles for school officials. Browse categories from school governance and leadership to general titles in management, school security, biographies, reference, self-help, and more. A children’s book section and a wide variety of holiday gifts and merchandise will also be available. Located in the East Tower of the Grand Ballroom level of the Hyatt Regency Chicago, the Joint Annual Conference bookstore will also be the place to meet with authors of many of the books on display.

IASB Info Center

The IASB Info Center will be the site for materials, activities, and conversations that highlight training, policy, resources, information, and expertise available to Association member districts. Learn about tools and services available to school board members and the entire school governance team. Participate in demonstrations of IASB’s web-based policy services, online learning opportunities, and meet or reconnect with your IASB Division Officer, Field Services Director, Executive Searches Consultant, or other knowledgeable staff members. PRESS and PRESS Plus subscribers can receive targeted support via a one-on-one meeting with an IASB Policy Consultant. New school board members and first time attendees can learn how to make the most of the Conference experience through an individual or small group orientation. The IASB Info Center will also be the site of daily drawings and giveaways for various prizes.

Conference Awards

Learn more about the various awards presented each year at the Joint Annual Conference, including those for top board president, superintendent of the year, innovative school designs, and more.