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2018 ASBSD Legislative Day

ASBSD invites school board members and administrators from member districts to our 2018 Legislative Day on Tuesday, February 20.


ASBSD Legislative Day is a day of advocacy and action in support of public education and celebration of the service of our school board members as part of South Dakota School Board Recognition Week.


School board members and administrators are invited to Pierre to learn about the latest status of bills impacting K-12 schools and to visit the Capitol to make the collective K-12 education voice heard.


In addition, school board members will be honored for their service to public education as part of South Dakota School Board Recognition Week and allows ASBSD to recognize the year’s Outstanding School Board Member Neil Putnam of Mitchell.



The event will be held at the Ramkota RiverCentre in Pierre beginning at 12 p.m. Agenda items include:

  • Pre-luncheon – Meet with your legislators or sit in on committee hearings at the Capitol;
  • 12 p.m. – Luncheon at the Ramkota;
  • 1 p.m. – Review of legislative issues and lessons on effective advocacy with ASBSD;
  • 2 p.m. – Meet at the Capitol Building where our award winners and board members in attendance will be honored.

There is a $25 fee for each individual who will be attending, which helps cover the cost of the meal and the meeting space. Deadline for registration is Thursday, Feb. 15. If an individual is unable to attend, cancellation must be completed by Thursday, Feb. 15 or a $15 cancellation fee will be applied.


Contact your district’s business manager to get registered for the event.


If you have questions about the event, please contact ASBSD Executive Secretary Katie Mitchell-Boe at or at 605-773-2502.

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