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

Idaho Dairy Council & Dairy West – A non-profit nutrition education organization providing science based materials to healthcare providers, schools, and consumers throughout the State of Idaho.

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..

Hutchison Smith Architects – HSA specializes in educational facility design having worked with over 20 school districts, completing over 900 successful education projects. HSA would like to assist your district with projects from bond passage for new buildings and remodels to systems upgrades, historic renovations, repair and maintenance work.

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 Jaffray – An investment bank and broker-dealer specializing in tax-exempt bond underwriting and sales. Providing financing solutions custom tailored to its clients’ capital financial needs.

IDeal – Idaho College Savings Program – IDeal is Idaho’s 529 Plan established by the state in 2000 and administered by the Idaho College Savings Program Board. IDeal’s mission is to help Idaho families make saving for college and other post-secondary programs a reality. Idaho residents can use their savings for more than just tuition costs. Savings can include coverage of the entire college experience including: books and supplies, certain room and board costs, computers and Internet and other higher education expenses.

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!

Our Affiliates

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.