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December11

SFAB holds first reading of admin rules, approves waiver docs

School Finance Accountability Board members met for the final time in 2016, reading the board’s rules for the first time and approving the cash balance and teacher compensation waivers.   SFAB’s rules outline the different facets of the board’s work including the waiver request process, which requires waiver requests be submitted to the board before
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October26

Sign up for School Board U’s revamped Fiscal Responsibility course

South Dakota remodeled its state funding formula in 2016 so ASBSD revamped its School Board U GAVEL Fiscal Responsibility course.   The latest rendition of the fiscal responsibility course – available to you through our online training site – presents the basics on school district finances and helps board members better understand the state’s new
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October21

The Yankton Model

During the 2014-15 school year the Yankton School Board utilized ASBSD’s School Board U course options in order for five board members to become GAVEL certified, which placed all board members on the same knowledge plane, in an effort dubbed: The Yankton Model.   Since that time, Yankton board members have combined to complete 15 School
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October19

Reach out to ASBSD at our Region Meetings

School board members and administrators, ASBSD is looking forward to seeing and hearing from you at our 2016 Fall Region Meetings.   ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany will stop at 10 locations across South Dakota to discuss potential legislation for the 2017 session and gather feedback on ASBSD’s legislative platform (download drafts of our Standing Positions and Resolutions).
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October19

Fund your CTE program through a Workforce Ed. Grant

The Department of Education is now accepting applications for the 2017 Workforce Education Grants, which offer districts a chance to make transformative changes in their career and technical education programs.   Resources for the 2017 Workforce Education Grants are available on the Department of Education website and, in addition, DOE CTE staff will hold conference calls
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October19

EPSCoR grants available for STEM programs

South Dakota EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) is looking for innovators in the area of career and technical education who would like to create or improve a program facilitating the exploration of STEM disciplines by students.   EPSCoR was established by the National Science Foundation to strengthen research and education in STEM and
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September27

Employee Shared Service Grant submission opportunity reopened

School districts can again submit applications for the Employee Shared Service Grant opportunity.   Senate Bill 133 included an on-going appropriation of $1.6 million to provide two types of shared services: Those involving state-purchased goods and services provided to districts, and; Those involving district sharing employees. Application proposals for the grant must be submitted by an accredited
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September27

Districts again invited to apply for the classroom innovation grant

Applications for the Classroom Innovation Grant are again being accepted.   The grant opportunity, funded through Senate Bill 133, is designed to provide funding for developing teacher training and classroom access to virtual education and customized learning tools.   Districts that were awarded innovation grants in the first round selection process are not eligible to apply during
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September20

Submit a resolution for ASBSD’s Delegate Assembly

ASBSD’s resolutions and standing positions dictate the legislative direction of the association.   Download the resolutions and standing positions here.   As member districts, you have the opportunity to vote on the resolutions and standing positions each year at Delegate Assembly. This year’s Delegate Assembly is set for Friday, Nov. 18.     Before Delegate Assembly, your district also has the opportunity
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August15

ASBSD Board meets prior to Convention

The ASBSD Board ushered in a new year at their August meeting, which was held just before the 2016 ASBSD-SASD Convention.     Anita Peterson, Haakon School Board Member, took the reigns as president with the passing of the gavel from Eric Stroeder, Mobridge-Pollock School Board President. Read about it here.   Along with the
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