Boardsmanship Books

IASB offers several publications to help orient you and guide your boardsmanship! Boardsmanship books are available digitally or can be purchased as hard copies.
 
2019-20 Board Member Handbook Cover 

Board Member Handbook

IASB's invaluable Board Member Handbook is a must-read for every board member and a handy reference for administrators. The handbook covers roles and responsibilities, leadership, student achievement, board policy, board meetings, superintendent relations, employee relations, school finance, community relations and much more!

Board Member Handbooks are updated during school board election years.

NEW HANDBOOK COMING SOON!

Download 2019–20 Handbook PDF

PDF is free for IASB members!


 
Leadership for Student Learning cover
 

Leadership for Student Learning Book

Based on widely accepted practices of school improvement and original, objective research, this book identifies the key roles of school boards that can have a positive impact on student achievement.

Download the Leadership for Student Learning study guide to use as you read the book.

The Leadership for Student Learning book is available for free download or hard copy for $18.

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PDF is free for IASB members!

 
IASB Discussion Guide for Coherence
 

Discussion Guide for Coherence

Use IASB’s Discussion Guide for Coherence to assist your deep dive into Michael Fullan and Joanne Quinn's book Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts, and Systems.

The printed discussion guide is available for $12. Email Theresa Mahedy to order your copy today!

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PDF is free for IASB members!

EXCLUSIVE MEMBER CONTENT! As a bonus for IASB members, we've also created digital modules for Coherence as part of our At the Board Table discussion exercise series! These free modules are located within the At the Board Table Discussion Exercises subheading on our Effective Governance for High & Equitable Student Learning webpage.

 
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