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AASB Statement on Governor's School Safety Initiative

Our News 06-Mar-2018

Statement of Sally Smith, J.D., Executive Director of the Alabama Association of School Boards, on the Governor’s Smart on Safety Initiative FOR RELEASE: March 6, 2018 "The gov... Read More

October 2018 Court Report

Court Report 19-Oct-2018

Read the October 2018 issue of Court Report, which includes cases involving Immunity, the First Amendment and guidance on miscellaneous campaign and election issues. Click the case names to read t... Read More

State Superintendent Finalists Announced; Board Approves 10th Grade Pre-ACT, Discusses SDE Reorganization

For Your Information 13-Apr-2018

State Superintendent Finalists Announced; Board Approves 10th Grade Pre-ACT, Discusses SDE Reorganization Gov. Kay Ivey chaired a special-called State Board of Education meeting today du... Read More

Ed Prep Report Card Gets Green Light, Board Discusses ALSDE Reorganization, Assessment Update

For Your Information 09-Mar-2018

Ed Prep Report Card Gets Green Light, Board Discusses ALSDE Reorganization, Assessment Update The State Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the development a... Read More

State Board Approves FY20 Budget Request

For Your Information 09-Nov-2018

Below is the November 9, 2018, edition of AASB's FYI Newsletter, which includes a recap of this week's State Board of Education meeting and work session as well as information about upcoming... Read More

State Board Reviews 2017-18 Accountability Report Cards

For Your Information 14-Dec-2018

Below is the December 14, 2018, edition of AASB's FYI Newsletter, which includes a recap of this week's State Board of Education retreat, meeting and work session as well as information abou... Read More

Video Contest for Grades 6-12

Our News 13-Feb-2016

Calling all Alabama public school students in grades 6-12. Enter the 2016 statewide “How We Achieve Excellence in Our School” video contest. $3,250 in prizes available to winners. Win $3,250 ... Read More

Summer Conference 2016

Our News 14-Feb-2016

A highlight of the June 16-19 AASB Summer Conference and Orientation will be the presentation of the Champion for Children Award to Dr. Bice on June 19. Orientation courses will be taught prior to... Read More

March 2016 Course Handouts

Our News 25-Mar-2016

Click this article to view handouts and presentations from AASB's March 2016 core course, Leadership for Financial Accountability. Please contact the speaker for presentations that were not ... Read More

Site Visit, Earn 2 Hours

Our News 25-Mar-2016

Take a field trip April 27 with the Alabama Association of School Boards to visit the Roanoke City Schools Outdoor Educational Center and see best practices in action! Earn 2 training hours. ... Read More

PARCA: ACT Results

Our News 18-Apr-2016

Alabama's high school juniors now take the ACT college readiness test at no cost to them. What effect will that have on high school graduates? Time will tell. To take a look at the Public Affairs ... Read More

Policy Pipeline Call July 28

Our News 24-May-2016

Are You Ready for the Upcoming Policy Pipeline Subscribers-only Conference Call? AASB’s Policy Pipeline is an annual publication that helps your board keep its policies current. Subscribe to... Read More

Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation Committee

Our News 26-Aug-2016

The Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation Committee, created by Gov. Robert Bentley, is charged with creating a plan to implement the ESSA in Alabama. Every Stude... Read More

AASB Applauds Rulings in Students First Act Appeals

Our News 04-Nov-2016

The Alabama Association of School Boards is pleased that the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals has now ruled in favor of both the Escambia County and Boaz City Boards of Education two im... Read More

March 18 & 19 Core Course

Our News 22-Jan-2016

Register for AASB's spring core course, Leadership for Financial Accountability, set for March 18 and 19 at Hyatt Regency Birmingham. March 18 features a Poverty Simulation Seminar ($25) and Stude... Read More

Upcoming Webinars

Our News 09-Mar-2016

Registration is Now Open for AASB's Sept. 8 "Get the Graduation Rate You Dream of" webinar featuring Alabaster City Schools Superintendent Dr. Wayne Vickers and Student Services Coordinator Dorann... Read More

2017 Video Contest Winners Announced

Our News 10-May-2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Winners of the "How We Achieve Excellence in Our School" Video Contest The Alabama Association of School Boards has announced the winners of its 2017 statewid... Read More

January is School Board Member Recognition Month

Our News 19-Dec-2017

January is Alabama's 25th Annual School Board Member Recognition Month. Schools, employers, community leaders and education supporters across Alabama will salute the state's more than 800 school b... Read More

District Director Elections Underway

Our News 25-Aug-2017

Nominations are now open for director elections in AASB Districts 2, 4, 6 and 8. Ballots will be mailed, and nominations must be made in writing and postmarked or received by Sept. 1. Download nom... Read More

March 2017 Conference Handouts

Our News 01-Mar-2017

Click this article to view handouts and presentations for AASB's March 2017 core course, Leadership for Developing a Highly Effective Staff. ................................................ Read More

AASB's Annual Convention Speakers and Schedule

Our News 07-Nov-2017

More than 500 education leaders are expected to attend AASB's Annual Convention in Birmingham, Dec. 7-9, for variety of informative sessions designed to help school board members strengthen ... Read More

AASB Announces 2017 Advocacy Days

Our News 24-Feb-2017

Spend a day in Montgomery with AASB staff during the Association's annual Advocacy Days, where you'll get an up-close view of the legislative process and meet your lawmakers at the State Hou... Read More

Board Member Orientation Handouts and Program

Our News 20-Jul-2017

Click this article to view handouts and program for AASB's Board Member Orientation courses, Effective Boards & Relationships and Roles & Responsibilities, which will be held July 21... Read More

Don’t Miss Final Two Webinars of 2017-18

Our News 05-Apr-2018

Booster, Clubs & Other Non-Public Funds Thursday, April 19 (1.5 hours) 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. While booster clubs are an essential part of nearly any successful K-12 athle... Read More

School Safety: AASB Statement on Alabama Sentry Program

Our News 30-May-2018

Gov. Kay Ivey today announced the Alabama Sentry Program, a voluntary initiative permitting administrators in schools without an SRO to maintain an on-campus firearm in a secured safe in order to ... Read More

March Conference Presentations & Handouts

Our News 01-Mar-2018

More than 300 Alabama school board members are expected to attend AASB's March Conference, Leadership for Policy and Planning, in Birmingham, March 2 & 3. View speaker information and download... Read More

Fall Conference Agenda & Presentations

Our News 27-Aug-2018

The Fall Academy Core Conference, Leadership to Create the Optimal Learning Environment will be held Sunday, Sept. 30 and Monday, Oct. 1 at the Renaissance hotel in Montgomery, Alabama. Earn 6 tra... Read More

March Conference Agenda, Speaker and Presentations

Our News 28-Feb-2019

More than 300 school board members and education leaders are expected to attend AASB's March Conference, Leadership for Financial Accountability, March 1 and 2 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Th... Read More

2019 Advocacy Days

Our News 11-Jan-2019

Spend a day in Montgomery with AASB staff during the Association's annual Advocacy Days, where you'll get an up-close view of the legislative process and meet your lawmakers at the State House. ... Read More

Alabamians Say Too Little Spent on Public Education

Our News 10-Apr-2019

Results from the 2019 PARCA Public Opinion Survey show Alabamians place education among the top priorities for state services and believe more should be spent on public education. .................. Read More

AASB Convention Clinic Proposals Due June 28

Our News 11-Apr-2019

The Alabama Association of School Boards is accepting clinic proposals now through June 29 for the annual AASB Convention in December. Have a governance best practice or innovative program yo... Read More

AASB Accepting Student Entertainment Applications for Annual Convention

Our News 26-Apr-2019

The Alabama Association of School Boards is accepting student entertainment applications now through August 31 for vocal, instrumental, performing arts and ROTC groups interested in performi... Read More

Winners of AASB 2019 Student Video Contest Announced

Our News 13-May-2019

The Alabama Association of School Boards today announced the winners of its 2019 statewide student video contest, “Road to Success.” This is the 8th year the contest has been held, although the... Read More