ASBA Law Conference registration opens today!
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We hit milestone with our 40th celebration of the largest conference of its kind.
Wednesday, Sept. 7, Pre-Conference

Four Pre-Conference Sessions Available:

  • The Every Student Succeeds Act
  • The Board’s Oversight Role Over School Finances
  • Technology and the Law
  • Dealing with an Unplanned For Media Event

Thursday – Friday, Sept. 8-9, General Session
General Conference Breakout Sessions:

  • It’s More Than Bathrooms: Legal Issues with Transgendered Students in Public Schools
  • The Next Steps After Prop. 123
  • Teacher Attraction and Retention Strategies: Legal Options to Get and Hold On to the Best Educators
  • The New Exempt Income Thresholds of the Fair Labor Standards Act

Pre-Law Conference Registration Fee
Member fee is $225/person and non-member fee is $450/person – Register Now!

Law Conference Registration Fee
Member fee is $425/person and non-member fee is $850/person – Register Now!

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Christopher Kotterman joins ASBA as director of governmental relations
Chris_KottermanASBA is excited to announce a new addition to the leadership team. Please welcome Christopher Kotterman who will serve as the director of governmental relations beginning July 18. Christopher has 11 years of experience in Arizona education policy. His professional experience includes serving as a principal consultant at Education Experts, LLC, deputy director of Government Relations at the Arizona Department of Education and senior policy advisor for the Arizona House of Representatives. Please welcome Christopher by introducing yourself at one of our upcoming events.

The Summer Journal has arrived
JournalThis will be the last issue of the ASBA Journal member magazine until January 2017. The Journal magazine will only be produced and mailed each January as an annual report to all members from now on. This issue includes the following articles:

  • What’s next for Arizona public schools?
  • New 2016-17 calendar of events
  • Cluster awards move to county meetings
  • How did Arizona legislators vote in 2015 on K-12 education bills?
  • How technology is changing the way we communicate as board members
  • And much more

2016 HNAIC Caucus golf photos
View who participated in this year’s HNAIC Caucus golf tournament. All proceeds are designated to student scholarships

Interim Superintendent for 2016-17
If you are interested in being considered for any SY 2016-2017 Interim Superintendent opening in Arizona that ASBA becomes aware of, please let us know of your availability by completing this online application.

ASU Dean: Educators need curiosity, creativity and courage to teach
Under-resourced schools and low-paid teachers are not the answer to a well-educated populace, said Dr. Mari Koerner, dean of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University during a recent conference in Tucson.

Company helps districts, cities make every penny count
As school districts seek ways to reduce expenses, some administrators have turned to experts to find utilities cost savings.