Courses

Important Membership Updates

Free

Important emails recently sent to ASBA membership: 3.27.2020 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act Poster Requirements 3.25.2020 – NEW Board Meeting Requirement Changes 3.20.2020 – Board Meeting Requirement Changes 3.20.2020 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act 3.12.2020 – Board Meeting Notice  

Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources

Free

The ASBA offices are physically closed until further notice.  However, our employees are working remotely and closely monitoring emails while outside phone calls are being directed to the appropriate personnel in order to avoid an interruption in services.  We apologize for this inconvenience, but we are taking these precautions in order to protect the safety […]

2020
New Board Member Institute

Free

Welcome new board members! Congratulations on being elected to your local school board. There is no greater contribution than serving as a member of the leadership team that provides educational opportunities for the children in your community. The Arkansas School Boards Association is here to help those who are newly or recently elected to local school […]

2020 ASBA Administrative Professionals Workshop

Free

REGISTRATION is open for the 2020 ASBA Administrative Professionals Workshop scheduled for September 21 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. This one day conference can help you find answers to the tough questions you face on a daily basis. This year’s topics will include: School board election laws School board training rules and regulations Freedom […]

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

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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

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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

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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 […]