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Policy and Government Affairs
ISBA has a mission to help support and improve policy decision making and implementation by Idaho school districts by providing the training and education necessary. ISBA provides a wide range of policy services to our members.

ISBA Government Affairs & Advocacy staff represent the ISBA membership at the Idaho State Legislature. Advocacy provided on behalf of members can be followed online through our weekly publication during the Legislative Session “Capitol Notes” .

Policy Update Service
•           A contact to assist your district/charter school in developing a policy in any area.
•           Four releases per year of all newly developed and revised policies.
•           Policies coded for placement in your district/charter school’s policy manual.
•           Policies that contain any applicable statutory or procedural references.
•           Citations to statutes and court decisions which provide a reference tool for policymakers.
•           A resource to answer your policy questions and help guide you through policy adoption.

If you already subscribe to this service, you can access services included with it by logging in using the link in the upper right corner.

Legal Services
As an ISBA member, your district/charter school is entitled to receive four (4) hours of free legal advice per fiscal year. To utilize this service simply call the attorneys at Anderson, Julian & Hull.  You can dial (208) 344-5800 and tell the receptionist the general nature of your question and that you are calling through ISBA. Your question will be answered by a legal expert.

Clerk’s Manual
The freshly-updated 2021 Clerks Manual is now available! It includes resources for everything from employment to elections to Board meetings. It includes forms, timelines, and supplemental information to help your district comply with State law. To view click the  Clerk’s Manual 2021. (password protected)

If you need help accessing this handy resource, please contact April Hoy at or call (208) 854-1476.

Policy & Procedure for Title IX Regulations – View Here

ISBA’s model policies and procedures are typically a for-fee service available only to ISBA members.  In recognition of the urgency of this issue and the contributions of our community partners’ help in creating this policy and procedure, we are making them publicly available. For information about receiving the Title IX Policy & Procedure, please contact Quinn Perry at

District Policy: 3085 / Charter School Policy: 3085

District Procedure: 3085P – new, revised 10/2020 / Charter School Procedure: 3085P – new, revised 10/2020

District Notice of Investigation Form: 3085F1 / Charter School Notice of Investigation Form: 3085F1

District Victim Harassment Reporting Form: 3085F2 / Charter School Victim Harassment Reporting Form: 3085F2

School District/Charter School Policy Links – View Here

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.