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  • September 17 Webinar: How to Navigate Running for School Board
    09/10/2020

    September 17 Webinar: How to Navigate Running for School Board

    The IASB webinar will cover the election process, important dates and deadlines, best practices, and more is available to view.
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  • Candidate Resource: Key Dates for School Board Candidates
    09/10/2020

    Candidate Resource: Key Dates for School Board Candidates

    Key Dates for School Board Candidates include circulating nominating petitions, the mid-December filing dates, the April election, and the organization of the board thereafter.
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  • September 10 Webinar: What Every School Board Member Needs to Know about English Learners
    09/08/2020

    September 10 Webinar: What Every School Board Member Needs to Know about English Learners

    A September 10 IASB webinar with the Latino Policy Forum will address English Learners in Illinois.
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  • Federal Legislative Report 116-19
    09/08/2020

    Federal Legislative Report 116-19

    The IASB Federal Legislative Report includes the unlikelihood of accountability and assessment waivers for the 2020-2021 school year.
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  • Save the Date: IASB Virtual Summit November 20
    09/04/2020

    Save the Date: IASB Virtual Summit November 20

    A virtual event for school board members and administrators from IASB Member Districts is scheduled for November 20.
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  • Upcoming Event: School Safety Threat Assessment Model
    09/03/2020

    Upcoming Event: School Safety Threat Assessment Model

    The Illinois Attorney General’s office, U.S. Secret Service, and the Illinois School and Campus Safety Program will offer a free virtual workshop on September 18.
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  • Candidate Resource: ‘Qualifications & Characteristics of School Board Candidates’
    09/03/2020

    Candidate Resource: ‘Qualifications & Characteristics of School Board Candidates’

    The updated Qualifications and Characteristics document summarizes the qualifications, job description, reasons for serving, and characteristics that make effective school board members.
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  • IASB Directors Review Association Finances and Priorities, Allow for a Virtual Meeting of Delegates This Year
    09/02/2020

    IASB Directors Review Association Finances and Priorities, Allow for a Virtual Meeting of Delegates This Year

    The Board of Directors of the Illinois Association of School Boards met in August.
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  • September/October Journal Revisits Educational Equity
    09/01/2020

    September/October Journal Revisits Educational Equity

    The September/October issue of the Illinois School Board Journal includes an update to Ten Ways School Boards Can Champion Racial Equity.
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  • Video: Executive Director Update on Equity, Reopening
    08/31/2020

    Video: Executive Director Update on Equity, Reopening

    IASB Executive Director Thomas Bertrand highlights an addition and updates to strategic priorities and offers encouragement as districts enter the Fall 2020 semester.
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