School boards that learn and practice effective governance behaviors as identified in IASB's Foundational Principles of Effective Governance
Who is eligible: Full school board and superintendentThe "School Board Governance Recognition" program acknowledges school boards that learn and practice effective governance behaviors as identified in IASB's Foundational Principles of Effective Governance, through participation in and support for board development programs and events. The primary focus of this program is on full board development and participation. Effective school boards understand that excellence in local school board governance requires full board commitment to obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to good governance.
The School Board Governance Recognition application will be posted online and superintendents and board presidents will be notified in late February. The submission deadline for the award is August 1. The Board Governance Recognition Committee will review applications in August and notify the award recipients. Boards that earn the award will be recognized at Fall Division Meetings and acknowledged at the Joint Annual Conference in November. Please note: This is a two-year award. Boards that were recognized in 2020 should not apply again this year. Please see the details within the application as the criteria require board activity over a two-year period.
Submit Your School Board Governance Recognition Application
Submission Guidelines and Tips (updated February 2022)
Preview the School Board Governance Recognition Application (updated February 2022)
Questions about the School Board Governance Recognition program should be directed to the IASB Board Development department at (217) 528-9688, ext. 1103.