Topics Announced for Spring Division Meetings

  • Date Posted
    February 10, 2020
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Topics for the upcoming 2020 Spring Division Meetings have been announced. Meetings begin with the Illini Division on February 25 in Urbana, featuring a discussion about “Trends in the Legislative Schoolyard.” Other gatherings will feature topics such as trauma-informed practices, school safety and security, educational equity, and dealing with difficult people.

Each of IASB's 21 divisions offers a meeting with a variety of topics and networking opportunities. Board members are encouraged to attend within their home division, but are welcome to attend outside their division if a timing or topic is more favorable. Refer to the chart below for a comprehensive list of division meeting dates, locations, and topics. To register for a Division Meeting, visit the IASB calendar.

2020 Spring Division Meetings





Tuesday, February 25 Illini Urbana SD 116 Trends in the Legal Schoolyard
Tuesday, March 3 Abe Lincoln Ball-Chatham CUSD 5 Chalk Talks: Real Districts, Real Stories
Tuesday, March 3 Blackhawk Geneseo CUSD 228 Understanding & Leading for Equity
Tuesday, March 3 Egyptian Nashville CHSD 99 The Sides of School Climate and District Productivity
Tuesday, March 3 Three Rivers Kankakee SD 111 Building Trauma-Sensitive Community Schools; Six Core Culturally Responsive Leadership Competencies
Wednesday, March 4 Central Illinois Valley           Dunlap CUSD 323 School Finance Basics; Understanding & Leading for Equity
Wednesday, March 4 DuPage Marquardt SD 15, Glendale Heights Building Resilience in Students Through Trauma-Informed Practices
Wednesday, March 4 Kishwaukee Hononegah CHSD 207, Rockton #Fully Charged
Thursday, March 5 Two Rivers Jacksonville Country Club Chalk Talks: Real Districts; Real Stories
Thursday, March 5 West Cook Hillside SD 93 Residency Issues
Tuesday, March 10 Northwest Chadwick-Milledgeville CUSD 399 Effective School Campus Safety and Security
Tuesday, March 10 Wabash Valley Dieterich CUSD 30 School Safety: Education in a Violent World
Wednesday, March 11 Lake Round Lake CUSD 116 Building Resilience in Students Through Trauma-Informed Practices
Thursday, March 12 Corn Belt Pontiac THSD 90 Living Your Mission; Dealing With Difficult People
Thursday, March 12 Starved Rock LaSalle ESD 122 Ignite! 21st-Century Learning Environments
Wednesday, March 18 North Cook Fairview SD 72, Skokie Moving Illinois Toward Fiscal Stability
Wednesday, March 18 Shawnee Unity Point SD 140, Carbondale Individualized Plans Promoting Equity, Advocacy, and Growth
Tuesday, March 24 Kaskaskia Centralia SD 135 Chalk Talks: Real Districts, Real Stories
Wednesday, March 25           Southwestern Sparta CUSD 140 Chalk Talks: Real Districts, Real Stories
Tuesday, March 31 South Cook Camelot Banquets, Hickory Hills Be the Change: Rethinking How We Do School in an ESSA and EBFM Environment
Tuesday, March 31 Western Canton Union SD 66 Meeting the Needs of High-Ability and Gifted Students; Bring Your Community to the Arena: Cheap Seats Not Allowed