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Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources


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 […]

COVID-19 for School Leaders


How to Handle Employees’ Absences and Job-Related Stress During the Pandemic With school start-up right around the corner, school leaders are facing uphill challenges. From keeping your students safe and learning in multiple environments to protecting your teachers and staff as they carry out this mission. Have you stopped to think about steps you need […]

Regional Meetings


Arkansas School Boards Association is hosting 14 regional meetings beginning September 29, 2020.  Because the Arkansas Legislature is set to meet beginning in January, these regional meetings will focus on the items or issues that are likely to arise during the session. These meetings will be virtual, (using Zoom) and completed in two parts for […]

2020 ASBA Administrative Professionals Workshop


Working in a school district central office comes with a unique set of challenges. And now, to add to it, COVID-19 is playing a major role in rewriting school administration. Working remotely can contribute to feelings of isolation and uncertainty. Central office staff are called to wear multiple hats and work with competing priorities and […]

Four Seniors Earn
ASBA Scholarships


Four Arkansas high school seniors recently received $650 scholarships from the Arkansas School Boards Association Educational Foundation. The scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors who are sons, daughters, or legal wards of Arkansas school board members and who will attend Arkansas institutions of higher learning in the fall. The awards are based on […]

Important Membership Updates


Important emails recently sent to ASBA membership: 6.3.2020   – COVID Emergency Resolution 5.18.2020 – CARES Act Waivers and Relief Fund 4.28.2020 – COVID-19 Guidance for Graduation Ceremonies 4.20.2020 – Emergency Waivers Memo 4.9.2020   – Tips for Conducting Virtual Meetings 4.3.2020   – Role of the School Board During COVID-19 3.27.2020 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act […]

New Board Member Institute


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 […]