Service Recognition Program

Many people in your community work hard to support your district and your students. IASB offers a variety of awards for sale to help your school district honor school board members and staff for their service, hard work and dedication to public education. We have expanded our award lineup to include recognition for your community members, media and legislators.

We are excited to announce that we now offer four beautiful, customizable awards, including two brand new awards: the Friend of Iowa Public Education Plaque and the Board President's Engraved Gavel!
 

NEW! Board President's Engraved Gavel

Board President's Engraved Gavel
Fee: $50

The Board President’s Engraved Gavel is a prestigious gift honoring incoming board presidents for their service and dedication to your school district. The gavel may also be given to recognize retiring board presidents.

The 10.5" gavel and sounding block are made of solid walnut. The gavel includes a metal engraving band, which includes a personalized inscription (up to three lines, maximum 100 characters per line). Please allow up to 3 weeks for shipping.
 

LARGER SIZE! Award of Merit Plaque

Award of Merit Plaque
Fee: $40
Honor your school board member or school district staff’s commitment to public education with a customized, inscribed plaque! This award can be used for retirees, or simply to recognize their service.

The plaque is customizable—the bronze plate can be engraved with a personalized inscription. The inscription reads:

Award of Merit
Presented to
[Recipient Name]

In recognition of loyal service of [X] years to
[School District]

[Current Year]
The Board of Directors

The plaque measures 8" x 10" and features a 2-tone bronze plate mounted on a hand-polished walnut base. The Award of Merit plaque comes standard with the IASB logo. Please allow up to 3 weeks for shipping.
 

NEW! Friend of Iowa Public Education Plaque

Friend of Iowa Public Education Plaque
Fee: $30

The Friend of Iowa Public Education Plaque recognizes community members, legislators, media or volunteers who have made exemplary contributions to public education.

The plaque is customizable—the bronze plate can be engraved with a personalized inscription. The inscription reads:

Friend of Iowa Public Education
Presented to
[Recipient Name]
[Recipient Organization]

Awarded in [Current Year] by
[School District]

The plaque measures 6" x 8" and features a 2-tone bronze plate mounted on a hand-polished walnut base. The Friend of Iowa Public Education plaque comes standard with the IASB logo. Please allow up to 3 weeks for shipping.
 

Lifetime Pass Card

Lifetime pass card

Fee: $8.50

The Lifetime Pass recognizes outstanding service with lifetime access to district-sponsored activities and events. This is a great way to honor retiring school board members and school district staff, and helps continue the positive relationship between your school district and community!

The Lifetime Pass is a durable white plastic card, with black print and the IASB logo. The card reads:

Lifetime Membership Pass

In recognition of loyal service to the school district, the Board of Directors hereby awards life admission to school-sponsored activities in the district to:
[Name]
[XXXX Community School District]

[Date]      President, Board of Directors

The card will be sent to your district for signature and dating by the board president. Please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.
 
 

How to Order

To order any of the Service Recognition Program awards, please download the order form, fill in all editable fields, save and email to Theresa Mahedy.

Contact Us

If you have questions, please email Theresa Mahedy or call (515) 288-1991. 

Looking for Boardsmanship Awards, our awards program that recognizes board members who strengthen their boardsmanship abilities through event participation, program completion, leadership and service opportunities? Find out more here!