New Board Orientation is newly elected school board members a full-day overview of the basics of board service for newly elected school board members, including governance and practical boardsmanship, policy, funding, advocacy and board-community relations, as well as an overview of the services and opportunities provided throughout the year by ASBA to school boards statewide. This event is held in December on even-number years, as part of a pre-conference the day before the Annual Conference.