Upcoming Events

  • Thu
    13
    Feb
    2020
    7:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.Wyndham Riverfront hotel, North Little Rock

     

    ASBA's School Law Seminar is an opportunity for school board members, superintendents and school attorneys to hear presentations on significant school law issues.

    WHEN: Thursday, February 13, 2020. Check-in and continental breakfast begin at 7:45 a.m. The Seminar starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. (lunch is included).

    WHERE: Wyndham Riverfront, 2 Riverfront Place North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114

    TRAINING HOURS: School board members will earn six hours of boardsmanship training credit. Continuing Legal Education for attorneys will be applied for through the Arkansas Continuing Legal Education Board.

    REGISTRATION: Registration information will be posted mid to late December.

    QUESTIONS: Please contact Dr. Anne Butcher at abutcher@arsba.org.

  • Mon
    20
    Apr
    2020
    7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs

     

    The day-long New Board Member Institute with Audit Training is designed for recently elected school board members in the transition from private citizen to public official. With the increasing demand for educational excellence and fiscal accountability, the responsibilities of school boards are more complex than ever before. This institute will provide critical information and resources to help new board members become effective board members quickly.  Veteran board members and superintendents are encouraged to attend as well. It's a great opportunity for them to refresh, recharge and work with new board colleagues.

    The agenda will cover such topics as the basics of board governance, the Freedom of Information Act, ethics, the roles and responsibilities of board members, fiscal oversight, and the legally required audit training for board members.

    WHEN: NBMI will be held Monday, April 20, 2020. Check-in and continental breakfast begin at 7:45 a.m. The sessions will start at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 3 p.m. An on-site lunch is included with registration.

    WHERE: The Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

    TRAINING HOURS:
      School board members will earn six hours of boardsmanship training credit for attending.

    REGISTRATION:  Registration information will be posted Jan.-Feb. 2020.

    QUESTIONS: If you have registration questions, or questions about the training, please contact Dr. Anne Butcher at abutcher@arsba.org.

     

  • Mon
    20
    Apr
    2020
    7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs

     

    The ASBA Workshop for Administrative Professionals is a day-long professional development opportunity for administrative assistants, school secretaries, bookkeepers and others whose job duties intersect with the work of their school board. Designed specifically for those who seek to achieve excellence in providing professional services to their superintendents, school boards, and stakeholders, their system-level duties are vast and vital and often have both practical and legal implications for their schools and boards.

    WHEN: The Administrative Professionals Workshop will be held Monday, April 20, 2020. Check-in and continental breakfast begin at 7:45 a.m. The sessions will start at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 3 p.m. An on-site lunch is included with registration.

    WHERE: The Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

    REGISTRATION: Registration information will be posted Jan.-Feb. 2020.

    QUESTIONS: If you have registration questions, or questions about the training, please contact Dr. Anne Butcher at abutcher@arsba.org.

  • Tue
    05
    May
    2020
    7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.Embassy Suites, West Little Rock

     

    The Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators (AAEA) and the Arkansas School Boards Association (ASBA) are teaming up again to host the 25th annual Joint Leadership Conference.

    WHEN: Tuesday, May 5, 2020
    Check-in and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m.  The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Lunch is included.

    WHERE: Embassy Suites, 11301 Financial Centre Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72211

    TRAINING HOURS: Conference attendees will earn six hours of boardsmanship training credit for all day attendance.

    REGISTRATION:
    Registration information will be posted Feb.-March 2020.

  • Wed
    09
    Dec
    2020
    Fri
    11
    Dec
    2020
    Marriott Hotel & Statehouse Convention Center, Little Rock

     

    This two-and-a half-day conference, held every December, is the largest annual gathering of school board members in the state. General sessions feature noted speakers, while breakouts allow board members to choose from a variety of topics based on their needs and interests. The policy-making ASBA Delegate Assembly also convenes to conduct its annual business, and an exhibit hall features products and services of interest to the education community.

    Registration and specific conference information will be posted in October 2020.