Make Public Education a Top Priority

Little Rock, AR–February 6, 2014–Arkansas School Boards Association (ASBA) board members joined more than 750 school board and state school boards association leaders in Washington to advocate for strong public schools for all students.

2013-263_AI_highlight4_WashDCPresident Jerry Don Woods of Dardanelle, President-elect Steve Percival of Fayetteville and Vice President Brenda McKown of Beebe were in Washington, DC, to take part in the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA)  new Advocacy ...

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Hot Topics on Tap for School Law Seminar

Registration is open for the 2014 ASBA School Law Seminar. The Law Seminar is an opportunity for school board members, superintendents and school attorneys to hear presentations on significant school law issues. Our outstanding slate of presenters will provide in-depth information on some of the pertinent legal topics of concern to Arkansas public schools.

By participating in this seminar, you will:

  • Hear what districts must do to provide applicants who are military veterans preference in hiring decisions.
  • Learn about the Professional Licensure and ...
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Register Now for the ASBA Regional Winter Institutes

January 15, 2014–You are a school board member who wants to make a difference, who wants your board to play a key role in your school district’s success. So kick off the New Year with new learning opportunities!

The Arkansas School Boards Association (ASBA) is offering new this year, Regional Winter Institutes in the four corners of our state. ASBA has teamed up with four education service cooperatives to bring you a training event that will allow you to explore and ...

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January is School Board Recognition Month

January 7, 2013–The Arkansas School Boards Association (ASBA) is celebrating School Board Recognition Month to build awareness and understanding of the vital functions of an elected board of education.

School Board Recognition Month honors members of local boards of education for their commitment to provide quality public education for Arkansas’s school children.

Governor Mike Beebe has lent his support by declaring the month of January as School Board Recognition Month.

“Arkansans benefit every day from the dedicated energy and countless hours devoted by ...

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Elkins Board Member Receives “Dr. Dan” Award

warrenDecember 22, 2013–Bob Warren, a member of the Elkins School Board, received the 2013 Dr. Daniel L. Pilkinton Award for Outstanding Service to Public Education from the Arkansas School Boards Association (ASBA). The award was presented earlier this month at the annual ASBA Conference in Little Rock.

For the past 19 years, ASBA has honored outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to public education with the Dr. ...

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