NASBE is the only organization dedicated solely to helping state boards advance equity and excellence in public education. We assist our members in shaping education policy in dozens of state contexts.
Designed for and with the input of state board members, NASBE’s concise, accessible publications explore challenges facing public schools and school systems, underlying research, opportunities for state education policymaking, and state policy innovations.
Attend the largest gathering of state board of education members in the nation, with ample opportunity for peer networking and conversation. Expert speakers cover a range of topics important to state boards.
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Engage with members of Congress, U.S. Department of Education senior officials, and other prominent national education community stakeholders on current federal legislative and regulatory activities.
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Learn what it takes to be a successful, productive member of a state board of education. This professional development opportunity is suitable for new state board members.
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Participate in online learning sessions on new research, emerging issues, and state best practices in education policymaking.
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NASBE develops, supports, and empowers citizen leaders on state boards of education to strengthen public education systems so students of all backgrounds and circumstances are prepared to succeed in school, work, and life.
The only organization dedicated solely to helping state boards advance equity and excellence in public education.
Decoupling where students receive education from where they live is key to undoing the system's racist roots.
State leaders should ramp up supports for EL students and their families.
State policymakers should name diversity as a marker of teacher quality.
It takes a whole community to lift up policies and practices that support equity and end those that don't.
Progress is possible. Back to normal is not good enough.
Pandemic or no, states ought to press for better technology for personalized learning and making staff and students safer.
States are adopting a range of policies to personalize student learning and move away from seat-time rules.
Schools opt to change their approaches to learning and see gains in adaptability.