IASB offers a diverse curriculum of learning experiences to support board/superintendent teams in governance and leadership.

Events & Learning Opportunities

Calendar of Events

Visit the Conferences and Events page to see a full listing of workshops, conferences and events. The majority of these offerings are designed for board members, but we also offer conferences and events for school administrators.


NSBA Events

As a member benefit, IASB members are also part of the National School Board Association.
NSBA 2020 Annual Conference
NSBA Annual Conference CANCELLED
April 4-6, 2020
Chicago, IL

For more information on this cancellation, read NSBA's statement.


School Board U Guide

The 2019-20 School Board U Guide is now available!

2019-20 School Board U Guide

More Ways to Learn

Digital Campus—Online Courses, Webinars & Podcasts

IASB offers online courses, webinars and podcasts for board members. Topics range from the Iowa Open Meetings law, to the school budget process. Learning at your convenience!

Recorded Webinars

(Requires member log-in to access)

Custom On-Site Workshops

IASB facilitators will meet with your board or a group of boards, designing a custom experience to meet your needs on a variety of topics.

At the Board Table Discussion Tools

Downloadable Self-Study Kits for your board to do together.

Boardsmanship Awards Program

These awards programs recognize board members who put forth extra time and energy to strengthen their boardsmanship abilities.

Learn More

Look out for this icon throughout the SBU pages to see how many credits you can earn toward a Better Boardsmanship Award!