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Inside IASB - a talk podcast

IASB launches a new talk podcast show to discuss school board leadership and education topics with public school leaders.

Inside IASB is a podcast series that explores leadership and education topics as they relate to school board responsibilities. The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) invites guests from Illinois public school districts to offer insight into current and best practices.

Listening options: Listen on Anchor.fm or select an episode on this page to begin listening. Each episode can be downloaded and loaded into your favorite podcast player for offline listening.

Interested in being featured in an episode? IASB Communications encourages school board members to share their experiences with listeners. Visit anchor.fm/ilschoolboards to leave a voicemail, or email communications@iasb.com.
 

November 2022 — This second series takes a closer look at who school board members are. Listen as Illinois school board member share why they serve, as they talk about their motivations and experiences as a school board member with IASB Associate Executive Director of Communications Kara Kienzler.


IASB shares interviews with school board president Tiffani Saunders, Ball-Chatham CUSD 5. Download

 

IASB shares interviews with school board president Anisha I. Jogee, Arlington Heights SD 25. Download

 

IASB shares interviews with school board member Jim Sanford, Norwood SD 63. Download

March 2022 — The first series of “Inside IASB,” introduces listeners to a set of guiding principles that describe the fundamental duties of board service. Listen as IASB staff unpack the Foundational Principles of Effective Governance and explain how they are put to work through their interviews with school board and superintendent teams.


IASB provides an overview of the six Foundational Principles of Effective Governance. Download

 


IASB shares interviews with CCSD 168 (Sauk Village) Superintendent Donna Leak and Board President Tammy Jones to describe IASB Foundational Principle of Effective Governance 1: The board clarifies the district purpose. Download

 


IASB shares interviews from CHSD 230 (Orland Park) Superintendent Robert Nolting and Board President Anthony Serratore to describe IASB Foundational Principle of Effective Governance 2: The board connects with the community. Download

 


IASB shares interviews from Community Unit School District 300 (Algonquin) Superintendent Susan Harkin and Board President David Scarpino to describe IASB Foundational Principle of Effective Governance 3: The board employs a superintendent. Download

 


IASB shares interviews from Fieldcrest CUSD 6 Superintendent Kari Rockwell and Board President Mykin Bernardi to describe IASB Foundational Principle of Effective Governance 4: The board delegates authority. Download

 


IASB shares interviews from Community High SD 99 (Downers Grove) Superintendent Hank Thiele and Board President Nancy Kupka to describe IASB Foundational Principle of Effective Governance 5: The board monitors performance. Download

 


IASB shares interviews from Naperville CUSD 203 Superintendent Dan Bridges and Board President Kristin Fitzgerald to describe IASB Foundational Principle of Effective Governance 6: The board takes responsibility for itself. Download

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