Member Priorities Define AASB Goals
The AASB Board of Directors has chosen the following six priority areas for its 2021 legislative advocacy focus. Supporting resolutions of the membership can be found in the document Where We Stand 2021.
These belief statements and core resolutions of the Association of Alaska School Boards were adopted by the membership on November 8, 2020.
Legislative Advocacy Services
As a school board member, understanding Alaska’s legislative process is your key to creating a better educational system for our students. AASB encourages school board members to be instrumental in the legislative process through these important services.
Receive AASB TEXT ALERTS during the session – Text AASB to 474747 to Opt-In
Stay informed of opportunities to testify by text on key education legislation. AASB text alerts enable you to quickly and easily submit legislative testimony right from your mobile phone. To opt-in, text AASB to 474747.
‘The Session’ Newsletter
Committee Testimony & Testify By Text
Federal Relations Network
- BASIS (Bill Action Status Inquiry System) BASIS has been designed to help the public access legislative information. Inside BASIS you can find information on Bills, Schedules, Legislative Members, and watch live and archived video coverage of floor sessions and committee hearings.
- Alaska Legal Resource Center Provides free access to public legal resources, such as case law, court rules, statutes and regulations.
- Your Guide to Lobbying the Alaska Legislature – A Primer for Alaska School Board Members Learn the basics of how to effectively communicate with lawmakers. Includes an overview of the legislative process, the logistics and protocol of visiting the Capitol, scheduling and preparing for a meeting, testifying at hearings, the committee process, complete contact information for legislators and their staff, and much more.