2022 Spring Boardsmanship & Legislative Fly-In Resources

AASB’s Spring Boardsmanship

& Legislative Fly-In

March 19-22

Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, Juneau

Spring Boardsmanship

Saturday, March 19

  • Slides | Grants Handout – Alaska’s COVID Relief Funding for Education – Stephanie Allison, Division Operations Manager, Department of Education & Early Development
  • Slides – Engaging Your School Communities – Lisa Worl and Claudia Plesa, AASB
  • Slides – The Board’s Role in Engaging Your School Communities – Tiffany Jackson and Jenni Lefing, AASB

Legislative Fly-In

Sunday, March 20


Slides & Video

PLEASE NOTE: Member password required to access videos. Contact Jenni Lefing

  • Video – Setting the Stage- Our Purpose – Lon Garrison, AASB Executive Director
  • Slides | Video – Legislative Process & Context – Norm Wooten, AASB Advocacy Director
  • Slides | Video – Legislative Priorities and Bill Review – Norm Wooten, AASB Advocacy Director
  • Video – Luncheon with Keynote Speaker – Senator Tom Begich

Legislation on the Move

These key bills are currently moving through the committee process and may have a chance of passing this session.

  • HB 48 – Alaska Performance Scholarship: Eligibility – Rep. Andi Story (D-Juneau)
  • HB 108 – Concurrent Secondary & Trade School – Rep. Ken McCarty (R-Eagle River)
  • HB 164 – Early ED Programs; Reading; Virtual Ed – Rep. Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage)
  • HB 173 – School Climate & Connectedness – Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage)
  • HB 220 – Retirement Systems; Defined Benefits Option – Rep. Grier Hopkins (D-Fairbanks)
  • HB 259 – PFD’s 25/75 POMV Split – Rep. Ivy Spohnholz (D-Anchorage)
  • HB 272 – Increase Base Student Allocation – Rep. Andi Story (D-Juneau)
  • HB 273 – Increase Base Student Allocation Inflation – Rep. Andi Story (D-Juneau)
  • HB 312 – Allow Natural Hairstyles – Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage)
  • HB 350 – School Bond Debt Reimbursement – Rep. Harriet Drummond (D-Anchorage)
  • HB 351 – Establishment of Public Schools Thru State-Tribal Compacts – Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky (D-Bethel)
  • SB 20 – Out of State Teacher Reciprocity – Sen. Gary Stevens (R-Kodiak)
  • SB 34 – State-Tribal Education Compact Schools – Sen. Gary Stevens (R-Kodiak)
  • SB 72 – Secondary School Civics Education – Sen. Gary Stevens (R-Kodiak)
  • SB 111 – Alaska Academic Improvement and Modernization ACT – Senate Education Committee
  • SB 140 – Designate Sex for School-Sponsored Sports – Sen. Shelley Hughes (R-Palmer)
  • SB 174 – Allow Natural Hairstyles – Sen. David Wilson (R-Wasilla)
  • SB 225 – Teacher Registered Apprenticeship Programs – Senate Education Committee

COVID-19 Safety Information

Registration requirements for AASB’s Spring Boardsmanship & Legislative Fly-In will require one of the three items listed below:

  • Proof of a COVID vaccination (presentation of your actual vaccination card or a legible photo) or:
  • Proof of a negative COVID test (PCR) within three (3) days of the start of the AASB event or:
  • A health care provider’s documentation that you have had COVID within the last 90-days and are free from symptoms, including no fever within 24 hours of fever-reducing medications, has been at least 10 days since symptoms first appeared, and are not contagious for the virus but may test positive. If you cannot produce the proof listed above, you will not be admitted until the documentation is provided to AASB staff.

In addition, all attendees are required to follow AASB’s COVID-19 mitigation plan, which includes wearing a mask throughout the conference. You can review the mitigation plan here: AASB Covid Mitigation Plan.