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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.

Register now for the brand-new Board Presidents' Conference on March 6, 2020!

Register Now for the Brand-New Board Presidents' Conference!

As board president you are a leader among leaders with unique responsibilities—and yet you are not alone! In this day-long, interactive event on March 6, you’ll learn alongside peers and staff experts as we tackle the tough stuff and explore practical strategies and solutions—all in a beautiful setting. You’ll leave rejuvenated, connected and equipped with new governance tools to support focused leadership work back home. This conference is custom designed to meet the needs of board presidents and vice presidents, but any aspiring board leader or superintendent is welcome to attend.

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PLLI Conference Featured Speaker, Verjeana Jacobs

learn from an expert at the Policy Leadership & Legal Issues Conference

As an education leader in your community, you need supports to help ensure all students receive equitable opportunities in school. IASB’s Policy Leadership & Legal Issues Conference is focused on overcoming the challenges you’re facing today. You’ll leave with concrete strategies and strengthened processes to transform your school community into a place of opportunity for all.

Special Conference Feature! Join us on April 23 to hear from Verjeana Jacobs, NSBA Chief Equity & Member Services Officer, on recruiting and retaining staff leaders from underrepresented populations.

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Every Child Counts: 2020 Census Toolkit

The U.S. Census, which is conducted every 10 years, directly impacts federal funding every year for schools and communities in Iowa. Use IASB’s Census Toolkit to help understand the impact of a complete count and inform your families and communities about the importance of a complete count.

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