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Communication Services

Meetings and Events
Meaningful events are a part of the annual WASB event calendar, including planning the Annual State Education Convention held each January in Milwaukee.

Upcoming meetings

Calendar of events and notices

Products & Publications

The WASB provides a variety of advocacy, legal and policy publications for Wisconsin school board member. In addition, the Wisconsin School News magazine and eConnection Newsletter provide stories from around the state and the nation that are important to school board service.

Wisconsin School News

Wisconsin School News is a 10-month-a-year magazine that brings interesting and useful stories to educational leaders, who draw on these insights to improve public education.

We welcome unsolicited articles from educators, school board members, administrators and others. If you would like to write an article, please contact the WASB at

WASB Connection Podcast

Once a month, the WASB Connection Podcast brings you new conversations about education that help you be a better board member. For those who are unfamiliar with podcasts, they’re like a mix between talk radio and a magazine. Once you subscribe, the newest version is automatically downloaded to your phone or device. There are lots of apps to subscribe to the podcast, including Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

If you would like to join us on the podcast, please email the WASB at

Member Recognition Program

In recognition of the importance of professional development, the WASB awards points to board members who participate in WASB and activities. Each August, the WASB sends out a Member Recognition Report, which reflects WASB programs attended for that year and the total accumulated points. Qualifying board members receive pins and certificates at their Regional Meeting that fall.

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Business Honor Roll
The WASB invites member school boards to submit the names of up to five local businesses, including newspapers or other media, that have been helpful to your school district over the past year.

Tell us who they are and what they have done for your schools, and we will help you promote your business partnerships.

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Wisconsin School Board Week
This special week is a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our communities.

We encourage public school districts across the state to celebrate Wisconsin School Board Week to honor local school boards for their commitment to their communities and students.

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Investing in Wisconsin Public Schools (Tool to Understand School Finance)
Investing in Wisconsin Public Schools™ has been collaboratively developed by WASBO, WASB and WSPRA to help address the challenges of educating stakeholders on public school finance.  This comprehensive process includes large scale visual maps, key data points, and engaging discussion questions, which are designed to be used in small groups guided by facilitators.

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Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities

The WASB Communications team connects our Service Associates and other businesses with school districts through advertising opportunities and event sponsorships, as well as welcoming businesses as Convention exhibit hall participants.

Media Resources

In addition to press releases, the WASB maintains a set of resources based on frequently asked questions from reporters.

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