Individual Achievement Award: Board members who receive an Individual Achievement Award have earned a minimum of 100 credits in one year. Recipients are organized in order of school district/AEA.
Award of Honor: Given to each superintendent, AEA administrator or community college president who earns a minimum of 100 credits as an individual and has at least two board members in the district, AEA or community college who have earned Individual Award of Achievement certificates.
Team Achievement Award: Presented to a whole board when a majority of its board members receive Individual Award of Achievement certificates for the year and the board has a policy that supports board development.
IASB understands the importance of showing your community and stakeholders that you are committed to learning. In addition to a statewide press release announcing all winners, IASB also provides sample press releases for you to customize at the local level and send out to your local media.
Individual Award Press Release: Use this press release if your board members earned the Individual Achievement Award.
Individual-Honor Award Press Release: Use this press release if your board members and superintendent/AEA Chief earned awards—the Individual Achievement Award plus the Award of Honor.
Individual-Team-Honor Award Press Release: Use this press release if your board-superintendent/AEA Chief team earned all three awards—the Individual Achievement Award, Team Achievement Award, and Award of Honor.