Courses

January is School Board Member Recognition Month

Free

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 […]

Registration is Open for 2020 ASBA School Law Seminar

Free

The 2020 ASBA School Law Seminar will be held February 13, 2020, at the Wyndham Hotel in North Little Rock.  This one-day conference is designed for school board members, school administrators, and attorneys. Among the topics on this year’s agenda are HR Lessons From the World’s Best Boss, Michael Scott and The Office (An American TV Series) […]

2019 ASBA Student Essay/Speaking Contest Winners

Free

For the second year, the Arkansas School Boards Association held an essay/speaking contest where 11th and 12th grade students were given an opportunity to present before an audience of more than 700 school board members and administrators during the ASBA Annual Conference, held December 11-13, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel and Statehouse Convention Center in […]

Become a Commercial Affiliate Partner

Free

ASBA values partnerships with businesses interested in supporting public education in Arkansas. Education decision makers want to do business with businesses they can trust. They want to do business with companies that are good neighbors. In joining the ASBA Commercial Affiliate program, you not only demonstrate that you believe in a quality education for all […]

2019-2020
School Law Book

Free

The Arkansas School Boards Association (ASBA) is accepting pre-orders for the 2019-2020 edition of Arkansas School Laws Annotated. The 92nd General Assembly produced over 100 Acts that impact K-12 education. Among these are: Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019 (Act 910), which reduces the number of cabinet-level agencies from 42 to 15. An Act to […]

FMLA Workshops held at ASBA

Free

Do you and your district employees responsible for the hands-on management and administration for absences, disability and FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) really understand the intricacies and requirements of the laws that apply? Do you/they have the skills and knowledge needed to keep from misinterpreting or unintentionally not comply with the law? Once again, ASBA […]

Administrative Directives Training Offered in July

Free

You are invited to register and join ASBA staff attorney Kristen Garner for this popular summer training session – Administrative Directives and Hard Conversations. Kristen will use real-life scenarios to teach building administrators and classified supervisors how to properly document employee misconduct or performance problems, while at the same time explaining to school board members […]

Applications Available
for ASBA Scholarships

Free

The ASBA Educational Foundation is currently seeking applications for the 2019 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 […]

Want to Exhibit at ASBA’s Annual Conference?

Free

Become a Commercial Affiliate! Commercial Affiliates play a vital role in supporting Arkansas public schools—helping to support the programs and activities we provide to strengthen and improve public school governance in our state.  In doing that you also enhance your visibility among the state’s locally elected school boards and their superintendents. These decision-makers approve the […]

Student Essay/Speaking Contest

Free

NEW THIS YEAR:  The Arkansas School Boards Association is holding a personal essay/speaking contest where 11th and 12th grade students will have an opportunity to present before an audience of more than 600 school board members and administrators during the ASBA Annual Conference, held December 5-7, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel and Statehouse Convention Center […]