New Edition of Popular Book on Planning and Conducting Meetings 

  • Date Posted
    March 2, 2023
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For anyone seeking assistance with conducting and planning school board meetings, the Illinois Association of School Boards offers a new edition of Coming to Order: A Guide to Successful School Board Meetings.  

The book explains how to manage meetings that accomplish the work of the school board as well as updated information on how to conform to changes in law and practice. 

Coming to Order targets both new and experienced school board members and should be especially useful for board presidents, superintendents, recording secretaries, and administrative professionals. It includes 11 chapters, an extensive appendix, and a comprehensive subject index. Topics addressed include avoiding common time wasters, orienting new members, filling vacancies, and public participation at board meetings. 

Coming to Order is available for purchase from the IASB website for $25 ($20 for IASB members). A $7 shipping charge will be applied to each order. For more information or to order by phone, contact IASB at (217) 528-9688 or (630) 629-3776.