IASB/IASA/Illinois ASBO Joint Annual Conference

Nearly 10,000 public school leaders typically gather downtown Chicago for the Joint Annual Conference. The event is back in person on November 19-21, 2021! Recognized as one of the nation's largest state education conferences, the event is open to local school board members, superintendents and secretaries, school administrators, state and regional educators and officials, school attorneys, university professors, exhibitors and guests.



Join the Celebration in Chicago! 

Whether or not you are attending the Joint Annual Conference, you are welcome to come celebrate the season with your Board of Directors and fellow members at the Illinois ASBO Hospitality on Saturday, November 20 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Order your tickets by November 3 to have them mailed to you in advance.


The 2021 Joint Annual Conference Hospitality is brought to you thanks to our sponsors:



Come Early and Earn Academy Credit!

Illinois ASBO Professional Development Committees have provided two great options to start learning in Chicago on Friday, November 19! Register to come early and fulfill you Administrator Academy requirement for the year.

Register for Seminar on School Finance  

Register for Sustainability Academy  


Want to Receive Credit for Your Attendance?

Illinois ASBO is excited to offer Professional Development clock hours for all Illinois ASBO members who attend the IASB/IASA/Illinois ASBO Joint Annual Conference. Please complete the following steps to ensure that you receive your ISBE Evidence of Completion form to document your PD clock hours:

1. Sign In and Out Each Day at the Illinois ASBO Table.

Stop by the Illinois ASBO table each day you attend sessions to obtain a sessions listing form. After you are done attending sessions, you must come back to the Illinois ASBO table each day to turn in your completed sessions form and sign out. If you do not return your form and sign out that day, you will not receive clock hours. 

Illinois ASBO Professional Development Information Desk
Crystal Foyer Coat Check Office, Hyatt Regency West Tower

8:30am – 12:00pm, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

10:00am – 5:00pm

2. Fill Out Your Conference Evaluation.

Everyone who signs in and out onsite will be sent an evaluation from Illinois ASBO via email before the end of December. You must fill out this evaluation with the ISBE required questions to ensure you receive credit.

3.  Receive Your Evidence of Completion Form.

Upon survey completion, you will be redirected to the Evidence of Completion Form which you may download and save for your records.

If you do not receive the conference evaluation survey or the Evidence of Completion form link, or if you have any other questions about this process, you can contact Illinois ASBO at (815) 753-9365.