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  • Reminder: December 7 deadline approaches for placing referenda on February 2021 ballot
    12/01/2020

    Reminder: December 7 deadline approaches for placing referenda on February 2021 ballot

    December 7 is the deadline for school boards to adopt a resolution to place tax and bond referenda or other public policy questions on the ballot for February 23, 2021.
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  • Fenton school board president receives award for outstanding leadership
    11/30/2020

    Fenton school board president receives award for outstanding leadership

    The Illinois State Board of Education presented the Thomas Lay Burroughs Award to Paul Wedemann, school board president at Fenton CHSD 100.
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  • Statewide Tier 3 Mitigation Measures May Impact In-Person Board Meetings
    11/23/2020

    Statewide Tier 3 Mitigation Measures May Impact In-Person Board Meetings

    A board should locally determine, with counsel, a decision on in-person meetings in certain conditions and with safety precautions.
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  • Virtual Summit Recordings Available through December 20
    11/23/2020

    Virtual Summit Recordings Available through December 20

    Registrants to the Virtual Summit can re-view the keynotes and presentations.
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  • Laurie Taylor of Skokie SD 73.5 named 2020 Holly Jack Award Winner
    11/19/2020

    Laurie Taylor of Skokie SD 73.5 named 2020 Holly Jack Award Winner

    The Holly Jack Award recognizes extraordinary contributions of administrative professionals who assist their local boards of education.
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  • Virtual Summit Registration Closes Thursday
    11/18/2020

    Virtual Summit Registration Closes Thursday

    The IASB Virtual Summit is coming soon; registration closes at 2 p.m. on November 19.
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  • ISBE Briefs
    11/18/2020

    ISBE Briefs

    ISBE awards presented, assessment guidance available.
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  • OMA Considerations, Limits Come with Latest Disaster Proclamation
    11/17/2020

    OMA Considerations, Limits Come with Latest Disaster Proclamation

    Latest disaster proclamation reinstates 10-person meeting limit at regular meeting location for virtual board meetings.
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  • November 15: School Board Members Day
    11/16/2020

    November 15: School Board Members Day

    See how School Board Members Day 2020 played out on social media using #ThankABoardMember.
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  • IASB Holds 2020 Delegate Assembly, Adopts Positions and New Belief Statement
    11/14/2020

    IASB Holds 2020 Delegate Assembly, Adopts Positions and New Belief Statement

    Delegates representing 278 IASB member school districts considered 12 proposals in 2020 on November 14.
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