Leading by Learning

About the 2017 Joint Annual Conference

IASB ▪ IASA ▪ IASBO Joint Annual Conference
November 17-19, 2017 ▪ Chicago

Welcome to the 85th Joint Annual Conference with the:

  • Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB)
  • Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA)
  • Illinois Association of School Business Officials (Illinois ASBO)

The 2017 Conference will be held November 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, Sheraton Chicago, and Swissotel hotels. This will be IASB's 103rd annual conference and the 85th joint conference with IASA and Illinois ASBO.

This year’s Conference theme is Leading By Learning. The best way to Lead is to Learn. Your participation at this annual event will equip you with the support necessary for your daily responsibilities as school leaders for the coming year.

Connect with your peers at the co-headquarters Hyatt Regency Chicago and Sheraton Grand Chicago hotels. Join your colleagues from other school districts throughout the state to discuss similar issues and concerns, and work with your peers on the best way to address those problems. Consult with your educational association staff and knowledgeable speakers on a wide array of topics. Participate with like-minded education professionals from around the state to network and exchange resources, strategies, solutions, and best practices.

Make time to connect with 250+ exhibitors at the 69th annual Exhibit of School Services and Equipment Exhibition Show, located in Riverside Center of the Hyatt Regency East Tower.

More information about this year's conference will be posted online as it becomes available. Those who wish can receive automatic email notifications of new online content by subscribing to the IASB Online Update. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter or use the official Conference hashtag, #ILjac17 for additional announcements.

Handouts: All documents created and provided by the content leader for the attendees will be available for download on the Conference app or your IASB Member Account.

Conference App: Prior to the start of the 2017 Joint Annual Conference, we will make available the Conference app. The app will be an excellent resource for a remarkable Conference experience.

Conference Team: Should you have additional questions, please contact a member of the conference team listed here .