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May20

Policy Alert: Community Use of School Facilities

Policies of a school district, especially those negotiated with bargaining representatives for the protection of teachers, have the full force and effect of law, and legally bind the school district. Wessington Springs Ed. Assoc. v. Wessington springs Sch. Dist., 467 N.W. 2d 101 (S.D. 1991).   By Gerry Kaufman, ASBSD Director of Policy & Legal Services  
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May19

Policy Alert: Prohibition Against Aiding or Abetting Sexual Abuse

Policies of a school district, especially those negotiated with bargaining representatives for the protection of teachers, have the full force and effect of law, and legally bind the school district. Wessington Springs Ed. Assoc. v. Wessington springs Sch. Dist., 467 N.W. 2d 101 (S.D. 1991).   By Gerry Kaufman, ASBSD Director of Policy & Legal Services  
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May18

ASBSD Board of Directors meet, tour Ellsworth Air Force Base

Members of the ASBSD Board of Directors convened in Western South Dakota in April.   Board members toured Ellsworth Air Force Base in Box Elder prior to the meeting.     “It was an honor to have the opportunity to tour Ellsworth Air Force Base,” ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany said. “The Board Members soaked
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May17

Legislative Interim committee studying Special Education appointed

The group charged to take on the in-depth legislative study of special education in South Dakota has been appointed.   Fourteen members – five legislators and nine other individuals – will serve on the Special Education Interim Legislative Committee, which was created by the passage of Senate Bill 3 during this year’s legislative session.  
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May16

New deal, great keynotes at 2019 ASBSD-SASD Convention

Interact with and learn from your fellow board members and administrators at the 2019 ASBSD-SASD Convention on Thursday and Friday, August 8-9 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.   More than 500 school board members and administrators will attend Convention, which will be headlined by keynote speeches from legendary Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Coach Tom Osborne and the
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May15

Nominate those enhancing public education for an ASBSD award

It’s time to honor those who give their time and effort to enhance education in their district.   We’re encouraging your district to submit candidates for ASBSD’s School Board Award of Excellence, Outstanding School Board Member of the Year, Community Service Award and Longevity Award.   “We want to recognize the school boards and individuals who
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May15

ASBSD/COSA School Law Webinar recordings available

The best minds in school law in South Dakota brought their vast knowledge and information to you in a series of eight School Law Webinars.   Administrators can earn 1 CEU hour and Board members attending can earn 20 ALL points for their board!   The school law experts from COSA and ASBSD covered eight,
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May14

2019’s Best and Brightest Honored for Academic Excellence

The best and brightest from the Class of 2019 were honored for their academic achievements at the 29th Annual Academic Excellence Banquet in Pierre on Monday (4/29).     In conjunction with Gov. Kristi Noem, the Associated School Boards of South Dakota invited more than 200 students, who were identified as the top one percent
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May13

Training addresses emergency planning

Schools will have the opportunity to participate in training related to emergency planning in June.   South Dakota’s Office of Emergency Management will host Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools on Wednesday and Thursday, June 13-14 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Mitchell.   The course provides participants with the knowledge, skills and tools needed
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May12

Two At-Large spots open on ASBSD Board of Directors

The ASBSD Board of Directors is seeking two At-Large representatives to sit on the board.   Currently, there are two At-Large seats available to represent the Central Region’s 1,400-9,999 enrollment category and the Western Region’s 700-1,399 enrollment category.   Click here to learn more about the Role of the ASBSD Board.   School board members
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