The Idaho School Boards Association advocates for Idaho students and public education with leadership and service for local school boards.

Championing Education Since 1942

Board Development

The Idaho School Boards Association strives to provide school board members with the information, Professional Development and support needed to serve their district. Developing highly trained and effective board/superintendent teams will help to positively affect student achievement and education.

ISBA Professional Development Workshops include School Board Governance, Leadership for Student Achievement, Education Law, Human Resources, Finance & Board’s Oversight Role, and Collective Bargaining. Customized workshops created for individual board needs.

Big News for Board Development

The Legislature appropriated $6,600 per school district or charter school to be used specifically for board, superintendent, and charter school administrator training. ISBA has created professional development plans to help you receive the best training value for the appropriated $6,600. Contact ISBA for more information.

We Are All In It Together

Which Professional Development Plan is Right for Your Board?
A)  Want to build a better superintendent and board team?
B)  What are the do’s and don’ts for board members? You don’t know what you don’t know
C)  Town Hall Meeting: Want a great, new way to interact with your community?
D)  Board Meeting Review: Want help conducting your meeting?
E)  Improvement Plans: Would you like to be a data driven board?                                                                                              F)  Policy & Procedure

* To view descriptions of these Professional Development Plans, please click HERE.

ISBA School Board Professional Development Services

Board Development with the ISBA Standards:

Professional Development Topics

Board Development Events:

Annual Convention

Summer Leadership Institute

Day on the Hill

Region Meetings

Additional Resources:

So You Want To Be A School Board Member

New Board Member Packet

Board of Trustees Self-Assessment

Code of Ethics for School Board Members

Schedule Your Board Professional Development

Please contact the ISBA Office. 

Phone: (208) 854-1476

DISCLAIMER: These materials are intended solely for ISBA member use and are not intended for nor authorized for any other purpose or use.  Such materials shall not be used by any agent or employee of the District/Charter for any other purpose, personal, private or proprietary.