The Idaho School Boards Association (ISBA) is a non-profit, service organization providing policy services, legislative advocacy, leadership support and quality, cost-efficient board professional development to association members.

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.

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..

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 is a broker-dealer with a Boise office that specializes in Idaho school bonds. Piper Sandlers’s Idaho based bankers have completed over 80 financings totaling $1.35 billion for Idaho school districts in the past 10 years. Piper Sandler offers financial expertise and transactional experience, as well as client services with tailored solutions.

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!

erstad ARCHITECTS – Founded in 1998 erstad ARCHITECTS brings over 75 years of combined, current Architectural experience to our clients. We have designed, directed, and completed building projects of every size and variety, from historic renovations to urban office complexes; from multi-million-dollar student centers and mountain top ski lodges to YMCA full service camps.

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 – At CORE Construction, our foundation is built on trust. Every project begins with team members who have unwavering trust in one another, allowing CORE to operate as a unified group. 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.

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.

BoardDocs – BoardDocs’ paperless agenda services offer school boards turn-key electronic solutions for processing virtually any type of governance document, including agenda items, supporting documents, policies, procedures, and more.

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.

Axis Plus – Axis Plus is a comprehensive flexible spending and employee benefits provider. Whether you are an employee, employer, or a broker, Axis Plus can increase your take home pay.

I’m Safe Apps – I’m Safe Apps is a Smartphone based school safety and security product that is cost effective and focuses on rapid information sharing in an emergency. The system also provides a web-accessible floor plan graphical view of the status inside of a school during a lockdown or other emergency.  I’m Safe Brochure

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.