January 2014

Inside this issue:

• Legislature back in session
• AASB Priority Issues
• Leadership Fly-in
• Community Engagement Educator Hired

 

 

December 2013

Inside this issue:

• Kodiak School Board, Chayalkun Honored
• Annual Conference Reviews
• Welton joins AASB Board
• Boardsmanship Awards

 

 

September 2013

Inside this issue:

• Annual Conference Preview
• Tips from Timi
• School Climate Surveys
• Call for Resolutions

 

 

July 2013

Inside this issue:

• Rose Takes Leave as AASB Director
• Graduation Rates
• Boardbook Paperless SB Meetings
• News Briefs

 

 

May 2013

Inside this issue:

• The ABC's of the 2013 Legislative Session
• Successful Schools Engage Families and Community in Building Student Success
• Alaska ICE News
• News Briefs

 

March 2013

Inside this issue:

• Responsible Budget Cuts
• Perfect Storm
• Alaska ICE News

 

 

January 2013

Inside this issue:

• Legislature Convenes on Education
• School Improvement
• Workers Compensation
• Alaska ICE News

 

 

December 2012

Inside this issue:

• New Research: What keeps students in school?
• Allutiq digital story book, first of its kind
• New AASB Board of Director members
• 2012 Annual Conference presentations

 

 

October 2012

Inside this issue:

• Annual Conference set for Nov. 1-4
• Rules for Life
• Fall Boardsmanship Academy
• Consortium for Digital Learning

 

 

August 2012

Inside this issue:

• AASB goals
• Value of leadership
• 10 good things about public education
• Draft resolutions for 2013

 

 

July 2012

Inside this issue:

• CDL Digital Lessons for Digital Learners Awards
• Top Tens Things for Board Members
• The Need for Community Engagement
• News Briefs

 

 

May 2012

Inside this issue:

• 2012 Legislature: Session Sees K-12 Gains
• Early Education Earns Budget Boost
• Family Radio Show Honored
• Music in the Air, Seeds in the Ground

 

 

April 2012

Inside this issue:

• Seeds of Youth Service
• June Nelson Scholars
• Spring Boardsmanship
• Time to Celebrate Staff, Students, and Yourselves

 

 

February 2012

Inside this issue:

• School districts seek BSA boost
• Teacher Salary Surveys
• O’Brien, Kahn featured at NSBA Conference
• June Nelson Memorial Scholarships

 

 

December 2011

Inside this issue:

• After the Annual Conference
• Boardsmanship Awards Build Skills
• Chayalkun, Swain Join AASB Board
• 2011 Annual Conference Presentations

 

 

September 2011

Inside this issue:

• Annual Conference to focus on 3 New Rs
• AASB welcomes new board members
• Fall Boardsmanship Academy draws 24 districts
• Unalaska, Anchorage earn Blue Ribbons

 

 

August 2011

Inside this issue:

• CDL Prepares for Statewide Expansion of Digital Learning
• What makes an effective school board?
• Call for resolutions: District Debates Begin

 

 

June/July 2011

Inside this issue:

• Graduation Rates on the Rise
• Building Skills by Training
• How One District Got Grad. Rate to 83%

 

 

May 2011

Inside this issue:

• Education has mixed session
• AASB expands digital learning consortium
• Dunleavy joins AASB directors
• Bullying: student views
• 20 Ideas for Better Schools

 

March 2011

Inside this issue:

• Legislators urged to help schools
• Consortium for Digital Learning (CDL) 2.0
• Key Education Priorities
• Answering the Critics (from Board President Crystal Kennedy)

 

 

February 2011

Inside this issue:

• Making the Case for Kids
• Education at the Capitals
• Whicker leads CDL
• Portrait of a distinguished school

 

 

January 2011

Inside this issue:

• SCCS Survey
• Q & A with Commissioner Michael Hanley
• Long Reach of Board Standards
• New Year Reflections (from the BOD President)

 

 

December 2010

Inside this issue:

• Conference Attendance Sets Records
• AASB Selects New Directors
• Boardsmanship Awards
• 2010 AASB Conference Presentations

 

 

November 2010

Inside this issue:

• Annual Conference Tips
• From the President
• Predicting Academic Success (Lynn Fielding)
• Webinar Training

 

 

October 2010

Inside this issue:

• 2010 Annual Conference
• Prop B: GO Bonds for Education
• Annual Conference Sectionals
• State Education Board's Latest Actions

 

 

August 2010

Inside this issue:

• Ballot Measure One
• Call for Resolutions
• Thank You and Farewell to Bruce Johnson
• Kids These Days Back on Air

 

 

June 2010

Inside this issue:

• Vote 'No' on Proposition One
• Alaska Views on ESEA
• 40,000 Answer School Climate Questions
• Civic education: Student View

 

 

May 2010

Inside this issue:

• Legislature Favors K-12 Education
• Ten Students Earn AASB Scholarship
• Major Education Bills Passed (or not)
• Civic Education: Student Views

 

 

March 2010

Inside this issue:

• Alaska ranks 15th in Digital Learning
• Teacher Salary Survey
• Whittier Workshop
• Governor Goes Digital

 

 

February 2010

Inside this issue:

• Legislature convenes with budget surplus
• Record 34 Districts to Use AASB’s School Climate Survey
• Education Issues in the 111th Congress
• AASB's Winter Boardsmanship Academy

 

 

November 2009

 Inside this issue:

• AASB Annual Conference Presentations
• AASB Elects new director
• Boardsmanship Awards announced at 56th Annual Conference

 

 

October 2009

Inside this issue:

• Policy for pandemics
• LKSD Advisory Boards help school climate
• AASB Welcomes new staff
• CDL Project

 

 

September 2009

Inside this issue:

• Annual Conference
• Grading America's Schools
• Digital Learning Update
• Board Training Benefits

 

 

August 2009

Inside this issue:

• Education Standards
• New Superintendents
• Call for Resolutions
• Revised AASB Goals

 

 

June/July 2009

Inside this issue:

• Evaluation of Alaska ICE shows positive change for AK
• AASB Annual Conference plans
• Student views on dropout prevention
• NSBA affiliation

 

 

May 2009

Inside this issue:

• School Connectedness, a Protective Factor for Youth
• 2009 Legislature: Education Counts Gains
• Stimulus Funding
• Dropout Prevention

 

 

April 2009

Inside this issue:

• Digital Learning in Bristol Bay School
• Working Smart and Fast for Kids: An interview with Arne              Duncan
• AASSP Hires André Layral
• AASB's Digital Resources for Board Members

 

 

February 2009

Inside this issue:

• Making the Case for Kids - Capitol Fly-Ins
• The Common Reform Ingredients (QS2 column) 
• Early Childhood Success
• AASB Statement on Dropout Prevention

 

 

December 2008

Inside this issue:

• Innovation Keys Annual Conference
• Building Our Economy One Student at a Time (QS2 column) 
• 2008 AASB Conference Presentations
• AASB Welcomes Three New Directors to Board

 

 

October 2008

Inside this issue:

• Innovative Ideas Enliven Annual Conference
• Americans Speak Out—40th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll (QS2            column)
• Presidential Candidate's Positions on Education
• Statewide Education Summit Set for Nov. 13-14