The only organization dedicated solely to helping state boards advance equity and excellence in public education.

Board Members

Keven Ellis

Keven Ellis was elected to the Texas State Board of Education in November of 2016 and re-elected in 2020 and 2022.  He is currently chair of the board having been appointed to this leadership role by Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 16, 2019. The appointment was confirmed by the Texas Senate in a 31-0 vote. […]


Healthy School Facilities Network

The National Association of State Boards of Education has created the Healthy School Facilities Network (HSFN) to build and enhance the capacity of states to provide healthy school facilities. A 2021 NASBE landscape analysis of state-level programs for testing lead in school drinking water found states encounter challenges in the areas of outreach and coordination, transparent communication, […]

External Job Posting

Commissioner Search: Alaska Commissioner of Education and Early Development

The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED), is seeking an individual with visionary leadership and strong administrative skills to lead and support the 127,500+ students and 7,700+ teachers within the state of Alaska. There is a generous salary and benefits package included with contributions to retirement, supplemental benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, and […]

Press Release

States Ramp Up Efforts to Combat Student Substance Abuse

Added concerns about the pandemic’s impact on youth mental and physical health and recent spikes in adolescent mortality rates due to illicit fentanyl use have spurred some states to reexamine how they approach substance abuse education and prevention in schools, according to a new NASBE policy update.

NASBE Internship

Communications Intern

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is seeking a creative, organized, personable individual interested in nonprofit communications and publishing work in education policy to join our team as a Communications Intern for the Spring 2023 semester.