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  • Board turnover rate dropped in 2019
    10/21/2019

    Board turnover rate dropped in 2019

    The April 2019 election saw more incumbents re-elected to local boards of education in Illinois, according to board member data from the Illinois Association of School Boards.
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  • Contract negotiations continue; strike closes Mendota elementary schools
    10/16/2019

    Contract negotiations continue; strike closes Mendota elementary schools

    Congract negotiations continue in school districts throughout Illinois. 
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  • November 15: #ThankABoardMember for their dedication and service
    10/15/2019

    November 15: #ThankABoardMember for their dedication and service

    November 15 of each year is recognized as School Board Members Day in Illinois.
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  • 10/11/2019

    ‘Those Who Excel’ program honors seven for school board service

    The awards list includes seven current and former school board members chosen from nominations from their local school communities.
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  • Negotiations continue throughout the state
    10/10/2019

    Negotiations continue throughout the state

    UPDATE October 10: Murphysboro CUSD 186 has reached a tentative agreement with its teachers.
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  • 2019 awards for school design announced
    10/09/2019

    2019 awards for school design announced

    Two school design projects have been named 2019 Award of Distinction winners in the annual Exhibition of Educational Environments, sponsored by IASB Service Associates.
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  • Registration open for federal advocacy institute
    10/08/2019

    Registration open for federal advocacy institute

    School leaders can register to join the Illinois delegation in Washington, D.C. to tell Congress what works in their local school districts. Registration for the February 2-4, 2020 federal advocacy event is available now.
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  • Video: Learn more about the IASB Resolutions Process
    10/07/2019

    Video: Learn more about the IASB Resolutions Process

    Zach Messersmith, IASB Director of Governmental Relations, speaks with Resolutions Committee members about what drives their motivation to serve and what they think of the Resolutions Process.
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  • 10/03/2019

    New website improves access, convenience for members and public

    Website upgrades to improve user experience and school board member access to information and benefits debuted October 3.
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  • 10/02/2019

    Illinois schools earn Blue Ribbons for academic excellence

    Sixteen Illinois public schools have received the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools Award for 2019.
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