How to Evaluate a District and Interview Wisely

Although it can be impossible to predict what challenges a new job will bring — starting off on the right foot (even before you take the job) can help set the tone for a positive experience within a district. Use the advice from your peers and resources below to help you build a solid foundation.

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School Business Official Contract Checklist

This Illinois ASBO member resource walks you through what to consider before signing the dotted line on your new contract or contract renewal.


5 Questions to Weigh When at a Career Crossroads

Explore some critical questions to consider when deciding whether to accept a new opportunity that comes your way. 

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Establishing Your Ethics & Work/Life Balance

Once you begin in a new position, establishing your ethics and balance from day one is important if you want to stay in your new district long-term.

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Note: The advice and resources included on these web pages are suggestions and should not be considered legal advice. By traversing these pages, you acknowledge that Illinois ASBO assumes no responsibility or legal liability for the actions you take and the resulting consequences. Please consult a qualified attorney for questions related to the legal implications of your actions or advice on contract-related issues.