Courses

2019 ASBA Student Essay/Speaking Contest

Free

For the second 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 11-13, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel and Statehouse Convention […]

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 […]

ASBA Fall Leadership Institute

Free

Join the Arkansas School Boards Association in Northwest Arkansas and experience the beauty of an Ozark fall!  Register to attend our first ASBA Fall Leadership Institute, Friday, October 26, 2018, at the Chancellor Hotel just off the square in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas. The day will include topics you’ve told us you want to know more […]

Fall Regional Meetings Scheduled

Free

ASBA’s regional dinner meetings are the perfect opportunity for board members and superintendents to network with colleagues and hear timely information about district governance, special events, and the upcoming legislative session. During each meeting, individual board members elected before January 1, 2018 who have earned at least 25 hours of continuing education credit will be […]