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

Championing Education Since 1942

Partners & Affiliates

ISBA’s Business Partners and Affiliates have provided unwavering support for public education and Idaho school boards through their partnership with ISBA. We encourage you to consider these companies for your schools’ needs. Please click on the partner and affiliate company names for more information.

Our Partners

In becoming a business partner of ISBA, your organization will demonstrate support for public education to local school leaders across the state. Your organization will gain insight into the latest developments in education while providing direct networking opportunities with school leaders.

Moreton & Company – Providing school property and liability insurance as well as risk management services to member districts through the ISBA endorsed insurance plan.

Blue Cross of Idaho – Our philosophy remains much as it was when we began in 1945: To help our members have the access they need to quality healthcare services while providing them financial peace of mind.

State Insurance Fund, Idaho Workers’ Compensation – SIF provides a reliable and competitive source of workers’ compensation insurance for over 33,000 businesses and state agencies across Idaho. Our team is a part of the local communities, and we strive to make our state a better place to live and work. With a passion for serving, we genuinely care about the wellbeing of Idaho’s workforce.

Zions Public Finance, Inc. – Zions Public Finance is a leading municipal advisor to Idaho school districts. Having worked in Idaho since 1994, Zions has helped to finance hundreds of millions of dollars in bonds for both large and small districts throughout the state. Throughout the financing process, Zions maintains a fiduciary duty to its advisory clients, providing recommendations made in the best interests of each district.

Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health – The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health is dedicated to giving back to Idaho and addressing the root causes that impact health. By removing barriers to education and collaborating with schools, communities and organizations, we are improving the health of our future leaders.

Hummel Architects – Hummel Architects is a general practice architectural firm whose history touches nearly every Idaho community. Over the decades, Hummel has built a solid reputation on the design of educational, institutional, civic, industrial, government, etc. structures.

Piper Sandler – Piper Sandler assists local school districts with the planning and implementation of bonds and other types of property tax levies. Our Idaho based public finance team has completed 89 financings totaling $1.78 billion for Idaho public schools in the past 10 years. Piper Sandler is a leading full-service investment bank and asset management firm serving clients in the U.S. and internationally.

Pivot North Architecture – Based in Boise, Idaho, Pivot North Architecture specializes in K-12 education master planning, bond support, existing facility assessment, new projects, and future learning models. Their dedicated and talented staff has experience at the elementary, middle, and high school level. They have a passion for making their clients successful and strive to find creative solutions to any challenge. Call them today to see how they can help!

Allied Business Solutions – Allied provides managed IT services for businesses. We sell and service copiers, printers, and mailing equipment. We also help all types of companies automate paper processes with document management software.

Harris CPAs – Harris’ dedicated team of government-focused CPAs brings expertise based on years of experience serving the education industry. We provide financial and compliance audit services and a full range of reporting and advisory assistance to schools throughout Idaho.

Quest CPAs – Quest CPAs is Idaho’s largest school audit firm serving clients throughout the entire state.  They specialize in providing timely, top quality audits by using experienced CPAs that are experts in school finance.

CORE Construction – We are proud to be the #1 K-12 Builder in the Nation (BD+C 400 Report). The CORE team is passionate about elevating K-12 design and construction standards to create modern learning environments that let imagination and critical skills flourish. Together, every CORE team member works collaboratively to deliver construction services that meet the needs of our clients and the needs of the communities we are privileged to serve.

The Idaho Forest Products Commission (IFPC) & The Associated Logging Contractors of Idaho (ALC)  – The Idaho Forest Products Commission (IFPC) supports balanced, responsible management of Idaho’s economically vital public and private forests through information and education programs. The Associated Logging Contractors of Idaho (ALC) is a non-profit trade association with over 450 member businesses. Our businesses are located in the forested rural communities of Idaho and offer good paying jobs to thousands of people.

Northwest Building Systems – Northwest Building Systems is a design build manufacture of modular buildings since 1983 in Boise, Idaho.  NWBS has built educational buildings through-out Idaho and 6 other states both relocatable and permanent structures.  We adhere to all code compliance and employ licensed trades.

ESI Construction – Founded in 1973, Engineered Structures, Inc. (ESI) is the largest privately-owned general contracting, construction management and design-build firm in Idaho. Experience, service, and integrity are the foundation of our success.

Hutchison Smith Architects – Hutchison Smith Architects is a full service architectural firm providing responsive, creative, value-driven building solutions for more than 15 years. HSA specializes in educational facility design having worked with over 20 school districts, completing over 900 successful education projects.

IDeal – Idaho’s 529 College Savings Program – IDeal is Idaho’s 529 Plan established by the state in 2000 and administered by the State College Savings Program Board. IDeal’s mission is to help Idaho families make saving for education a reality.

Apptegy – Apptegy builds products that empower school leaders to run better schools. We make it easy for administrators and educators to reach parents, students, staff, and your community at large. With our tools you can communicate better and change how your public thinks and feels about your schools.

Stukent – Based in Idaho Falls, Idaho, Stukent is a digital courseware and simulation provider in the high school and higher education space used by over 5,000 instructors across more than 50 countries. Stukent’s mission to help educators help students help the world is achieved by developing and providing up-to-date digital courseware and real-world simulations, including video lectures from industry experts, and more.

Idaho Out-of-School Network – The Idaho Out-of-School Network’s (ION) mission is to ensure Idaho’s youth have access to high quality out-of-school (OST) programs.

Site Shield – Safety, efficiency, facilities, and lockdown management in the palm of your hand. Site Shield is a user friendly solution for all of your districts operational needs. From the flexible Request System to the one touch Admin Assist notifications, staff can stay informed and protected at all times. Call to schedule your demo today!

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare / Project Filter – Idaho Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (more commonly known as Project Filter) is housed within the Bureau of Community Health, Division of Public Health, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Project Filter is dedicated to providing free help for Idahoans to quit smoking, chewing, or vaping, educating youth and adults on the impact of nicotine addiction, and creating smoke- and vape-free spaces.

BPA Health – Founded in Idaho in 1974, BPA Health strengthens communities by providing customized behavioral and mental health services to the diverse needs of students, families and schools around the state.

Our Affiliates

Simbli – Cut the clutter. Stay on strategy. Communicate in real time. Get more done. ISBA has partnered with the makers of Simbli, an eBOARDsolutions governance management tool, to offer members a 10 percent discount on part or all of this integrated suite of cloud-based tools. The Meetings, Planning, Policies, Evaluations, Communications, and Documents modules reinforce effective governance and continuous improvement and align the work of the school board and system. This integrated suite of cloud-based tools reinforce effective governance and continuous improvement and align the work of the school board and system. 

BoardBook – This web-based software application streamlines the preparation, distribution and publishing of agendas packets, and builds a searchable archive of meeting packets and approved minutes. Save on costs for printing and copying, and reduce staff time required for preparation and distribution of agenda and supporting documents.

Community by Diligent – Community by Diligent is the next generation of the industry-leading solutions, BoardDocs & iCompass, trusted tools used by over 4,000 public governing bodies. The intuitive, easy-to-use paperless meeting software supports public leaders and council members to streamline the way they build agendas, distribute materials to the council, and communicate with constituents and before, during and after public meetings – whether in person or virtual.

BuyBoard – Buyboard is an online purchasing cooperative designed to streamline the purchasing process and help its members make confident buying decisions. By combining purchasing power, members are able to leverage better pricing from vendors you already use.

Moreton & Company – Providing school property and liability insurance as well as risk management services to member districts through the ISBA endorsed insurance plan.

Arthur J. Gallagher – Gallagher offers health and welfare services, as well as postretirement benefit services under GASB 74 and GASB 75 standards. (Formerly GASB 43/45). We are pleased to offer competitive prices, client excellence and a seamless audit process.

Brolly – Brolly is an Idaho-based company, streamlines IEP data collection to support IDEA compliance and empower greater student achievement.  Brolly supports special education departments by consolidating service & progress tracking, dashboards and reporting in a single app.

GPS – GPS’ Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization (NPBI™️) technology safely cleans indoor air by producing a high concentration of positive and negative ions, delivering them to the space via the ventilation system. NPBI™️ is a proven technology to fight pathogens and limit the spread of viruses, affordably fitting into any existing HVAC system.