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.

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Fiscal Management Conference

July 18—Iowa State Center, Ames
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 2018 Legislature will impact your district. 

New Superintendents' Conference

September 19—Staybridge Suites, West Des Moines
The Iowa School Finance & Leadership Consortium, co-sponsored by IASB and the Institute for Educational Leadership at UNI, 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. No registration fee.

Employee Relations Conference

Oct. 18—Prairie Meadows Conference Center, Altoona
Your goal is to promote positive relations with employees to encourage an environment that supports innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Just as important is the responsibility to maintain efficient, cost-effective organizational operations. This day-long conference features experts who will examine issues and help you be prepared.

73rd Annual Convention

Nov. 14-16—Iowa Events Center, Des Moines
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. 

Iowa School Finance & Leadership Consortium (ISFLC)

Dec. 11-12, 2018 and Feb. 19-20, 2019—The Meadows Conference Center, Altoona
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.


Day on the Hill

Feb. 5—Botanical Center and the Iowa State Capitol
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.