Membership in ASBA

Active Members

Any governing board of an Arizona school district is eligible to be an active member of the association. Membership is classified under the name of the district represented.

Individual members of active member governing boards:

  • May attend ASBA workshops, conferences and events at the member rate.
  • Receive all ASBA member publications, including the ASBA Journal quarterly member magazine and the ASBA Report Card twice-monthly e-newsletter.
  • May be appointed to serve on ASBA committees and task forces.
  • May be elected to serve on the ASBA Board of Directors.

Active member governing boards may:

  • Subscribe to ASBA Policy Services and also utilize ASBA’s Executive Search Service.
  • Utilize ASBA’s customized team training services.
  • Participate in insurance programs offered by ASBAIT (the Arizona School Boards Association Insurance Trust).
  • Participate in workplace safety programs offered by SCF Arizona.

Active member boards have the following voting privileges:

  • A delegate of each active member board may vote at the Delegate Assembly, where ASBA’s Political Agenda is determined.
  • A delegate of each active member board may vote at the Delegate Assembly, and at the association’s annual business meeting, where officers are elected and bylaw changes are voted upon

To complete your membership application, call us at 602.254.1100.

Associate Members

The following non-district governing boards are eligible for association membership:

  • Accommodation schools within the state of Arizona
  • Charter school governing bodies
  • Accredited community colleges
  • Arizona county school superintendents
  • The Arizona State School for the Deaf and the Blind
  • The State Juvenile Education System Board
  • Agency school boards, or local school boards, as established by the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the United States Department of the Interior
  • Tribal school boards

In addition, any former member of a public school governing board may apply to the executive director for associate membership.

Individual members of associate member governing boards:

  • May attend ASBA workshops, conferences and events at the member rate.
  • Receive all ASBA member publications, including the ASBA Journal quarterly member magazine and the ASBA Report Card twice-monthly e-newsletter.

Associate member governing boards may:

  • Subscribe to ASBA Policy Services and also utilize ASBA’s Executive Search Service.
  • Participate in programs offered by ASBAIT (the Arizona School Boards Association Insurance Trust).

Associate members are not eligible to vote at the ASBA Delegate Assembly or the association’s annual business meeting.

Membership privileges of associate members are determined by the Board of Directors.

To complete your membership application, call us at 602.254.1100.

Organization Affiliate Members

Any commercial or professional service firm that wishes to participate in the programs and activities of the association is eligible for organization affiliate membership.

Organization affiliate members:

  • Receive discounts on advertising in the ASBA Journal, the association’s quarterly member magazine.
  • Receive recognition of your support of ASBA in the ASBA Journal and on the association’s website.
  • May promote your company as “an Organization Affiliate of the Arizona School Boards Association” on business collateral material, stationery and website.
  • May attend ASBA workshops, conferences and events at the member rate.
  • Receive all ASBA member publications, including the ASBA Journal quarterly member magazine and the ASBA Report Card twice-monthly e-newsletter.

Become an ASBA Organization Affiliate

Honorary Member

Each past president of the association automatically becomes and remains an honorary life member. The ASBA Board of Directors may elect additional honorary life members.

Honorary members:

  • May attend ASBA workshops, conferences and events at no cost
  • Receive all ASBA member publications, including the ASBA Journal quarterly member magazine and the ASBA Report Card twice-monthly e-newsletter.
  • May be appointed by the president of the ASBA Board of Directors to serve on the select ASBA committees