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 currently sell two customizable awards -- the Lifetime Pass and Award of Merit.

Lifetime Pass

(formerly Award of Merit Card)


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 unselfish service to the school district, the Board of Directors hereby awards life admission to school-sponsored activities in the district to:
[XX 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. 

Award of Merit Plaque

Fee: $30
Honor your school board member or school district staff’s commitment to public education with an 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 years of service and personalized inscription. The inscription reads:

Award of Merit
Presented to

In recognition of loyal service of [#] years
to the
[School District]

The Board of Directors

The plaque measures 8" x 6" and features a 2-tone bronze plate mounted on a hand-polished walnut base. The Award of Merit comes standard with the IASB logo. Please allow up to 4 weeks for shipping.

How to Order

To order the Lifetime Pass or Award of Merit Plaque, 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!