New Board Member Essentials Deal Available through July
Date PostedJune 29, 2021
- Coming to Order by the staff of the Illinois Association of School Boards explains how to plan and conduct meetings that meet the needs of the individual school board and takes the board meeting beyond compliance with legal requirements to meetings that serve the interests of both the school and community.
- Essentials of Illinois School Finance by James B. Fritts, Ph.D., is an effective reference for anyone who needs to understand school finance. From the peculiarities of property taxes and state funding to the formulas for projecting enrollments and staffing budgets, this book covers just about everything and is considered the “primer” for newly-elected school board members.
- Illinois School Law Survey by Brian A. Braun is a convenient guide for answering the school legal questions of educators and laymen. The Survey presents answers to more than 1,600 questions in 27 chapters, along with a list of the statutes, rules, and court cases on which the answer is based. A digital version is included with purchase of the print book.
School board members and district staff can call the IASB office during regular business hours for assistance with ordering online or to order by phone.