Did you miss the CollegeBoard Webinar?

101 for Board Members: Gain perspective as a board member on guidance and questions to be asking in your role. Click here to view.

ASBA launches new app!

Download the new ASBA app which can be found on the App Store or Google Play. You can use the app to follow house and senate bills directly and receive advocacy notifications as push notifications, view school district policies and for conferences you can review sessions at-a-glance, learn more about keynote speakers and much more. Download the flyer.

ASBA celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month…Members share why it’s important

Join Team ASBA - Walking with Lindsey!

ASBA is excited to be lacing up our sneakers to walk with our ASBA colleague Lindsey and on behalf of other Arizonan’s with autism in the Autism Speaks Walk – and we want YOU to join us! By joining together, we can show our support. Learn more here.

Join the #Unselfie Revolution and win exclusive experience for 50 students

Selfie

Win an exclusive presentation for 50 of your district’s students with “Unselfie” author and ASBA Annual Conference keynote speaker Michele Borba at Grand Canyon University on Dec. 13, 2018! Private campus tour included.

Transportation and lunch are provided. Participating students must be in fifth grade or higher and attend a Title I school.

Enter to win now!

In 300 words, tell us about a program or initiative in your district that aims to equip students with empathy, moral conviction and the courage to make a better world and describe its impact. A photo reflecting the program or initiative must also be submitted with the entry.

Deadline to submit is Oct. 26, 2018. Judging will take place Nov. 2, 2018, and the winning district will be notified by Nov. 5, 2018.

Presented by Grand Canyon University and the Arizona School Boards Association

Adverse Childhood Experiences: What is Hidden Beneath the Surface? – October 18, 2018

ASBA is proud to introduce the First Annual Equity Webinar Series. Are you interested in educational equity in your school district? Do you want to understand the issues facing Arizona students and teachers? Hear from content area experts and school board members on the challenges and opportunities in Arizona schools. We hope you’ll join us for one or all of the webinars!

Thursday, October 18, 3-4 pm

In the second of six equity focused webinars, we’ll learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the impact they have on our students’ ability to learn. We’ll also discuss the components of trauma sensitive schools. This webinar will serve an introduction to these topics and you can take a deeper dive into the issues at a Pre-Conference at ASBA’s Annual Conference on Wednesday, December 12th from noon-4:00 p.m. These webinars are free and recorded. Register and the recording will be emailed to you directly, so you can tune in at your leisure!

J.O. Combs USD seeks new superintendent

A new superintendent opportunity opens Friday, October 12. Click here to view more information.

Did you submit a Golden Bell School Program?

We want to celebrate your district’s achievements for boards, district program and students. All award recipients will be honored with a video showcased during the Annual Conference Celebration Dec. 12-14. Nominations open September 17 and must be received by October 26, 2018. Click here for more information.

Read the AZEdNews article here, Bioscience program at Sunnyside High School prepares students for future careers.

How can BoardDocs help track strategic goals? Register for Oct. 17 webinar

Track Your Success – Free Your Board to Focus on Strategic Goal Tracking
Wednesday, October 17 at 1:00 p.m. EST
Webinar Speaker: Cheryl Domby, eGovernance Specialist

During this session we will discuss how your district can benefit by leveraging BoardDocs technology to track your progress towards strategic goals and share the updates with the community. Learn how to leverage the cloud to enhance your strategic collaboration. We will feature a brief demo of the goal tracking feature in BoardDocs!

Some of the highlights will include:

  • District Challenges with Strategic Goal Setting
  • How to Track your Success
  • Overview of Best Practices

Register now!

Events

It’s Coming! Legislative Workshop, November 15-16, 2018

Don’t miss the NEW Pre-Workshop

Legislative Workshop
Friday, November 16, 2018

This fast-paced, one-day conference provides a preview of the coming legislative session with examination of current education public policy issues by expert presenters and informative, interactive panel discussions with influential policymakers and lawmakers.

NEW!!! Legislative Pre-Workshop
Thursday, November 15, 2018

This full day Pre-Workshop is a new addition designed to help attendees gain deeper insights on the Arizona economy and state budget, government and on the legislative process, as well as political subdivisions, strategies to advocate for students, how to speak to the media and more.

Plus Updates on:
Remarks by AZ Superintendent-Elect (invited)
Budget and Arizona State Retirement System Updates
Legislative Session Preview Panel with Elected Legislators
Discussion on Next Steps for Education Advocates after the 2018 Election Practical Tips for Advocacy During Session

Register here!

Your Annual Conference journey starts now!

TWO PRE-CONFERENCES TO CHOOSE FROM, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12!
*Pre-conference requires separate registration

Understanding Today’s Students: Demographic Issues, ACEs and More | 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

New Board Orientation: For the Newly Elected School Board Member | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sponsored by ASBAIT

Nationally Renowned Keynote Speakers PLUS 32 breakout sessions over TWO DAYS!

Register here!

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