IASB Conferences and Events

IASB presents an array of workshops, conferences and events throughout the year that cover essential governance and leadership topics. These face-to-face learning opportunities delve deeply into topics and issues that have a direct impact on public education and Iowa students.


New Superintendents' Institute

IASB and School Administrators of Iowa (SAI) collaboratively offer this one-day conference designed to catch new superintendents up to speed, clarify board expectations, learn effective communication strategies and gain an understanding of available resources.
July 18SAI Office, Clive

Fiscal Management Conference

Explore the fiscal opportunities and challenges facing public education today. Keynote speakers and breakout session presenters focus on current issues and trends affecting school finance. Also, hear a detailed account of how the bills passed by the 2017 Legislature will impact your district. 
July 19The Meadows Conference Center, Altoona

ISFLC New Superintendents' Conference

ISFLC welcomes educational leaders new to the superintendency and new to the state of Iowa. This one-day conference will provide you with a thorough introduction to Iowa school finance and other information essential to your success as a superintendent.
September 20—Staybridge Suites, West Des Moines

TregoED Budget Reduction Training

So your district must right-size your budget and some reallocation and reductions in the budget are necessary. Where to start? This workshop will provide you with a framework and process to use and take the subjectiveness out of the budget rightsizing challenge.
October 2—IASB Office, Des Moines

Employee Relations Conference

October 17The Meadows Conference Center, Altoona
2016 Employee Relations Conference Materials

72nd Annual Convention

Come join us for our annual convention! Be inspired by renowned keynote speakers, expand your knowledge at our workshops, and network with other Iowa education leaders and vendors. 
November 15-17, 2017—Iowa Events Center, Des Moines

Iowa School Finance & Leadership Consortium (ISFLC)

Iowa school finance is complex. ISFLC allows the participant to spend a day and a half looking in depth on one aspect of district finance – budget development; internal control, financial statements, current fiscal topics are just a few of the topics to choose from. For more information, visit the ISFLC website.  
December 13-14The Meadows Conference Center, Altoona

February 21-22, 2018—The Meadows Conference Center, Altoona

Day on the Hill 2018

IASB’s annual Day on the Hill gives attendees an opportunity to meet with their local legislators to discuss legislative issues impacting public education, network with education leaders from across the state, and learn new advocacy strategies.
January 30, 2018

Certified Budget Workshops

Forecast5 Analytics, an IASB endorsed partner, will offer these free workshops to all IASB members. Attendees, using 5Cast forecasting tools, will leave the workshop with a completed FY2019 certified budget, including the aid and levy, worksheets and all supporting documentation.
February, March 2018Locations throughout the state 

Policy Leadership and Legal Issues Conference

April 5, 2018 The Meadows Conference Center, Altoona
2017 Conference Materials