The Arizona School Boards Association is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization that provides training, leadership and essential services to public school governing boards statewide. More than 240 governing boards, representing nearly 1 million Arizona students, are members of ASBA.
ASBA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Welcome Message by ASBA Executive Director Devin Del Palacio.
“As we prepare to embark on a new academic year, I would like to take a moment to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome back to every one of you. This past year was filled with challenges and unexpected moments, but through it all, our collective dedication to the education and well-being of our students never wavered. I am proud of how we’ve navigated these times, demonstrating our resilience, adaptability and unwavering commitment to the educational cause.
Our focus this year continues to be on fostering a nurturing, inspiring and inclusive learning environment for all students in our care. This is a significant responsibility that we share, and I am confident that we can rise to the occasion. As we turn the page and enter this new school year, let’s carry forward our lessons learned, our renewed sense of purpose and our deepened commitment to our roles as educators and leaders. In the spirit of unity, let us pledge to continue our work hand in hand towards the educational excellence that our students deserve. I look forward to a year filled with successes, growth and advancements as we strive to make the Arizona educational system a model of success.
Thank you for your dedication, courage and passion for education. Welcome back to school, and here’s to a successful and fulfilling academic year!”
The Arizona School Boards Association is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization that provides training, leadership and essential services to public school governing boards statewide. More than 240 governing boards, representing nearly 1 million Arizona students, are members of ASBA. Membership Directory
We are governed by a board of directors, comprised of school board members from throughout the state, and through direct member action.
The best schools in every community.
We cultivate excellence in locally-governed school districts.
Provide training and leadership development.
Represent and advocate for the diverse needs of our membership.
Provide products and services that support district success.
OUR CORE BELIEFS
- The basic life needs of children must be met for them to succeed.
- Meeting the unique educational needs of all students must be the foundation of our school systems.
- The governance of publicly-funded schools must lie with locally-elected and publicly-accountable governing boards.
- The responsibility for student success is shared by students, parents, governing board, district staff and the community.
- Public education funding must be broad-based, stable and at a level that assures all students are successful.
- Knowledgeable and professionally trained governing board members are fundamental for ensuring student success.
- Closing the opportunity and achievement gap is a moral and economic imperative that must be addressed to ensure all Arizona’s students are successful.
- Systemic inequities must be removed so every student achieves their fullest potential.
Goal: Develop highly effective board members and educational leaders and promote leadership opportunities beyond their district.
Goal: ASBA is the most influential voice for public education.
Equity in Education
Goal: Arizona school district leaders understand equity in education and are taking action steps to ensure every student achieves their full potential.
Your Voice, Our Vision: Shaping the Future of ASBA Together
At ASBA, we’re embarking on an exciting journey of rebranding, and your feedback is crucial in shaping the transformation.
As our valued members, your insights are the compass guiding us toward a fresh and invigorated identity.
Your perspectives will shape not only the new face of ASBA but also the experiences, resources and opportunities we offer.
Join us in this collaborative effort by participating in the upcoming member to redefine our association and create a future that resonates with all of us.
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Survey closes Nov. 2, 2023.
We will use this feedback to unveil ASBA’s new logo and other marketing elements at the ASBA-ASA Annual Conference, Dec. 6-8, 2023.
Your voice matters, and together, we’re building a stronger ASBA.