Learning at your convenience!

IASB provides convenient and easy access to many training topics electronically via online courses and webinars. We've made it easier to fit training into your busy schedule. Online courses and webinars offer you the benefit of participating in a program from your own computer anytime, anywhere. 

Online courses and webinars are included in IASB membership benefits. Take advantage of these free learning opportunities today!

 
To view recorded webinars, visit our recorded webinars page.(Requires member log-in to access)  




 Online Courses

Completion of each course earns 10 Better Boardsmanship credits and fulfills the Elective requirement toward earning the Basics of Boardsmanship certificate.

Open Meetings Basics: What Does the Code Say? 
The intent of the Iowa Open Meetings law is to ensure boards operate with openness and transparency. This course is designed to provide board members with a foundational knowledge of the Open Meetings Law. The interactive course format includes videos, scenarios and quizzes to make this an engaging and meaningful online learning experience. Whether taken as an introduction or as a refresher, this self-paced course offers the critical, need to know basics of the Iowa Open Meetings Law that every board member should know and every board team should live by. 
Length: 2 hours

   
*Members must log-in to register for this course.

Budget 101 for School Board Members

What is the board's role when it comes to the school budget process? What do board discussions look like at the table and when and how often should they take place? How can the board both support and properly monitor the budget process without getting too deep into the system? This online, introductory course provides solid content and helpful resources that clarify the key governance roles of the board in an effective budget-setting process. 
Length: 2 hours



IASB is offering these online courses collaboratively with AEA PD Online. These courses are housed on AEA PD Online's website. 



Upcoming Webinars

Completion of each webinar earns 5 Better Boardsmanship credits and fulfills the Elective requirement toward earning the Basics of Boardsmanship certificate.

ADVOCACY

Legislative Update - Second Funnel Recap
April 4, 12-1p.m.

Funnel week helps the legislature narrow its focus on the number of bills that will be considered moving forward. Tune it to learn which bills made it past the second funnel week and which ones did not. Learn what you can do to make the final push to get important education bills enacted into law in the few remaining weeks of the legislature.