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New Board Member Workshops

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Essential school board training starts here!

IASB’s New Board Member Workshops, held on select Fridays and Saturdays in June and July, are designed to meet the needs of school board members elected in 2017. Workshop participants will be able to complete their mandatory board training on Friday. The Saturday sessions will provide board members with essential information to understand and fulfill their governance role.

Advance registration is required.  Contact your district secretary to register or login to My Account and select the Events Calendar. New Board Member Workshops are a legitimate board expense, please contact your district office for guidance.

For detailed information on New Board Member Workshops, click here.

Two-Day Registration: $350 per person
Includes state-mandated training (Friday) and The Basics of Governance (Saturday)

State-Mandated Board Training (Friday)
Day One only: $200 per person
Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT), Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA), and Open Meetings Act (OMA)

The Basics of Governance (Saturday)
Day Two only: $150 per person

Workshops are offered at nine convenient locations throughout the state.

JUNE 2–3, 2017    JUNE 9–10, 2017
Holmes Student Center
340 Carroll Ave.
DeKalb, IL 60115
  Delta Hotels by Marriott Chicago North Shore (FULL)
(Formerly Wyndham Glenview Suites)
1400 Milwaukee Ave.
Glenview, IL 60025
Pere Marquette Hotel (FULL)
501 Main St.
Peoria, IL 61602
  The Pavilion (CLOSED)
1602 Sioux Dr.
Marion, IL 62959
Thelma Keller Convention Center (CLOSED)
1202 N. Keller Dr .
Effingham, IL 62401


JUNE 16–17, 2017    JULY 7–8, 2017
Gateway Center (CLOSED)
One Gateway Dr.
Collinsville, IL 62234
   Hilton Garden Inn (CLOSED)
3100 South Dirksen Pkwy.
Springfield, IL 62703
Tinley Park Convention Center (CLOSED)
18451 Convention Center Dr.
Tinley Park, IL 60477
   NIU Naperville (CLOSED)
1120 E. Diehl Rd.
Naperville, IL 60563

Note: Overnight lodging is not included with the workshop registration. Registrants are responsible for their own hotel accommodations. Dress is business casual.

Cancellation: Advance registrants who cannot attend are urged to promptly notify IASB by email at or by fax at 217/528-2831. Registration fees will be refunded if the cancellation is received at least one week prior to the event.

For more information, contact Peggy Goone at or 217/528-9688, ext. 1103.

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