AASB’s 2023 December Conferences

Thank you for attending AASB’s 2023 December Conferences!

Resources are available for attendees on AASB Connect.

Executive Administrative Assistants Training

Thursday, December 7 — Friday, December 8, 2023

Clarion Suites, Anchorage

AASB’s annual Executive Administrative Assistants Training is an opportunity for Executive Admins from around the state to connect, learn and engage with each other.

Topics will include:

  • Role of the Board Secretary
  • Effective board meetings
  • Meeting minutes
  • Keeping Track of Board Policy 
  • and more!

$450 Registration Fee

Breakfast included daily

Winter Boardsmanship Academy

Friday, December 8 — Saturday, December 9, 2023

Clarion Suites, Anchorage 

Friday, December 8 – School Law & Policy Day

AASB is partnering with ISER for this year’s School Law & Policy Day, which is focused on Public Education Funding In Alaska and the Concept of Adequacy. 

Topics covered on Friday will include:

  • Laws of Education Funding in Alaska
  • How Schools are Funded
  • Adequacy in Education Funding
  • The Role of Data.

All attendees are also invited to attend the Helen & Edward Gorsuch Public Policy Forum on Thursday, December 7, for a reception and panel discussion on Public Education Funding in Alaska.

Saturday, December 9 – Equity Day

Equity Day will focus on Equity within your role as a school board and an opportunity to connect, plan together, and discuss the best ways to work together.

Topics on Saturday will include:

  • Teacher Recruitment and Retention (TRR) Playbook for School Boards
  • 2023 Policy Updates
  • Your Role and Responsibility in Equity
  • and much more! 

$450 Registration Fee

Breakfast included daily

Optional & Free Event for Winter Boardsmanship Academy Attendees

Helen & Edward Gorsuch Public Policy Forum

Public Education Funding in Alaska: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and How Others Do It

Thursday, December 7, 2023

5:30 pm Reception & 7:00 pm Panel

Join ISER for a seminar exploring how we finance education in Alaska, including the history of the school funding system, how our investments compare with those in other states, the impact of funding decisions on our schools and students, and how other states determine funding adequacy and mechanisms. Click here to learn more.

University of Alaska Anchorage — Campus ARTS Building Room 105

Light snacks and refreshments provided.

Thank you to our PLUS Sponsors for making this event possible!