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Vision & Voice for Public Education



Find member resources on effective governance and management in the Toolbox - arranged by the major program areas managed by IASB staff experts. 



IASB is here to help you be a strong and effective voice for public education with our grassroots network, advocacy toolkits, and engagement in national issues. 



School Board U is IASB's complete curriculum of learning experiences to support board/superintendent teams in governance and leadership.

SBRM: Superheroes 4 Public Ed! Toolkit Graphic

School Board Recognition Month Toolkit Now Available

May is School Board Recognition Month in Iowa, and this year's theme is 'Superheroes for Public Education'. IASB sponsors School Board Recognition Month each May to honor the volunteer board members who serve on Iowa's 330 local school boards, nine area education agency boards and 15 community college boards.

The SBRM toolkit includes everything you need, such as sample documents, social media tools, tips for celebrating and shareable graphics to create awareness and greater appreciation for the tremendous impact school board members have on their students, schools and communities.

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Register for IASB's Fiscal Management Conference!

Fiscal Management Conference Registration Now Open

Financial planning and oversight are some of the most important responsibilities of school boards. Monitoring the budget and ensuring funds are spent transparently to accomplish district goals are crucial elements to sustaining and enhancing district resources. However, when faced with financial oversight, some board members may not feel comfortable or overly knowledgeable. We’re here to help—with strategies, tips and tools from expert speakers to strengthen your financial oversight toolbox.

Attend IASB's 2019 Fiscal Management Conference to hear from fantastic featured speakers, such as Rob Sand, Dave Roederer, Amy Harris and members of the education committee.

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Honor those who service your district and your students with a Service Recognition Award!

Service Recognition Awards

Spring is the perfect time to honor the people working hard to support your district and your students.

IASB currently offers four awards to help you recognize and celebrate individuals for their outstanding service, including a brand new Board President’s Engraved Gavel and Friend of Iowa Public Education Plaque! For more information, visit our Service Recognition Program page.

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Register for a webinar today!


IASB offers a range of webinars addressing topics and timely issues important to the governance roles of board teams. Visit our Digital Campus page to see which webinars are open for registration!

Webinars are complimentary for IASB members, and will be available to watch live or at a later date. Bonus: webinar participants earn five Better Boardsmanship credits!

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Register for Safety Group Risk Management Workshops today!

2019 IASB SAFETY GROUP Work Comp Award Recipients

Join us in celebrating the eight Iowa districts that received the 2019 Safety Group Work Comp Award: South Central Calhoun Community Schools, Le Mars Community Schools, Mid-Prairie Community Schools, Solon Community Schools, Lynnville-Sully Community Schools, Webster City Community Schools, Hampton-Dumont Community Schools and Postville Community Schools!

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