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.
The NASBE Interview: Dr. Lou Maynus and Joel Coleman
Schools and policymakers face [the challenge of] reasonable accommodations to ensure students with disabilities get meaningful access to education.
State boards can help parents play an active role in accelerating their children’s learning and development with evidence-based, accessible resources.
The truth is students with disabilities can master the expectations reflected in state academic content standards.
The state education ombudsman model that DC is using can be adapted in any state.
In education we can’t seem to get traction, but we can sure get whiplash. Will this time be different?
By helping our Black boys, we are going to help all our students.
Together, state boards are helping AAPI students be seen and feel safe.
Democracy thrives when primary stakeholders are brought into the picture.