Leading by Learning


Pre-Conference Workshops for School Board Members

In conjunction with the 85th Joint Annual Conference, IASB will offer Pre-Conference Workshops on Friday, November 17 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel. Participants can mix and match two half-day sessions (morning/afternoon) or choose one full-day workshop. Advanced registration is required. All workshops are designated for LeaderShop Academy credit.

Online registration for the workshops will open mid-summer. Full-day workshop tuition is $280 and half-day workshop tuition is $140. Registration for these workshops is open only to those who have registered for the 2017 IASB ▪ IASA ▪ IASBO Joint Annual Conference. For additional information contact Peggy Goone at 217/528-9688, extension 1103.

Full-Day Workshops:

  • The Basics of Governance
  • Leading Leaders: The Job of Board President
  • Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and
    Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training for School Board Members
  • Monitoring District Performance: Saying What We Mean and Doing What We Say

Half-Day Workshops:

  • Data First for Governance: Using Data to Make Decisions (morning only)
  • Superintendent Evaluation: The Essential Work of the Board (afternoon only)
  • Get Your Message Out: Your Role in Crafting an Effective Public Image (morning or afternoon)
  • The R Factor: How to Manage the One Thing You Control (morning or afternoon)

NOTE: Advanced registration and fee required.