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ASBA is Seeking Scholarship Applications


The ASBA Educational Foundation is currently seeking applications for the 2017 Scholarship Award Program. The Foundation has awarded college scholarships to children of Arkansas school board members since 1994. The awards are based on a student’s academic record and leadership potential. The ASBA Freshman Scholarship is a $650 scholarship awarded to four high school seniors who […]


Four-Corner Conferences Registration is Open


Get a jump-start on earning your 2017 boardsmanship hours! Attend one of the Arkansas School Boards Association’s Regional Four-Corner Conferences, each held in one of the four corners of our state: March 6 – Nashville School District in Nashville March 7 – Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative in Monticello March 16 – Mountainburg School District […]

School Board Appreciation Month

Thank a School Board Member during January


Join ASBA in celebrating School Board Member Recognition Month as we salute more than 1500 Arkansas school board members serving the children in school districts across Arkansas. During this month-long observance, show appreciation to these elected volunteers who generously give of themselves to ensure that decisions affecting local schools are made by representatives of their […]

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Nominations Open for
2016 Dr. Dan Award


Do you know an outstanding board member, administrator, teacher, school attorney or community member who you feel is worthy of a state award? If so, nominating this person for ASBA’s Dr. Daniel L. Pilkinton Award would indicate your appreciation of his or her accomplishments. The “Dr. Dan Award,” which recognizes outstanding service to public education, […]

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Apply for the ASBA School Board of Excellence in Leadership Award


It’s time to submit applications for the Arkansas School Board Association’s new School Board of Excellence in Leadership Award. This award was created to recognize school boards whose dedication and ethical service have made a positive impact on the students in their district. A committee comprised of six ASBA board members will name two winners, […]

Take your Legislator to School

Take Your Legislator to School in September


As Arkansas students prepare to return to the classroom, members of the 90th General Assembly are reaching out to their local school districts in an effort to build better communication between educators and legislators. In the 2015 Regular Session the Arkansas General Assembly passed the resolution designating September as annual “Take Your Legislator to School […]

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Fun in the Hot Springs Sun: ASBA Summer Leadership Institute


Join ASBA at the lake this summer and experience some fun in the sun! Register to attend the 3rd annual Summer Leadership Institute, June 16-17, 2016, in Hot Springs at the Clarion Resort on Lake Hamilton. Dive in Thursday morning, June 16 and attend the Early Bird Workshop: Crawl, Walk, or Run – Becoming a […]

Opportunity Delivered March 2016 RC photo

Opportunity Delivered


Senior Summer Abram and junior Jeremy Paige know what they’re going to do when they graduate from the Academies at West Memphis: Use the skills they have learned to, in Summer’s case, immediately enter the workforce as a FedEx diesel mechanic while going to college, and, in Jeremy’s case, further his education and make a […]

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Students Build Electric Engine, Legacy


A dozen juniors and seniors at Bentonville High School are spending their seminar periods and their Saturday mornings converting a 2002 Chevy Malibu into an electric car. The students are trying to finish the project for an April contest in North Carolina sponsored by the electric vehicle company EVAmerica. Students from across the country will […]


21st Annual AAEA/ASBA
Joint Leadership Conference


Once again, the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators and the Arkansas School Boards Association will team up for the annual Joint Leadership Conference April 28, 2016, at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Little Rock. Learn about the 2016 fiscal session, engage with key stakeholders focused on improving student performance in your districts, and build relationships […]