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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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July07

Homeland Security grant funding available

Applications for Homeland Security grant funding is available.   Public schools, along with state and local, public and private nonprofit agencies and non-public schools, are eligible to apply.   The deadline to apply for the grant is Monday, August 1. Funding will be available by January 2017.   Grants will focus on basic security measures,
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June15

p-Card Program participants receive rebate rewards

Participation in the p-Card Program continues to see marked growth.   Sponsored by ASBSD, in partnership with the Illinois Association of Business Officials (IASBO), the p-Card Program has grown to 24 districts and handed out more than $55,000 in rebates to members.   “The more districts participating in the program and more dollars spent with
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June06

Policy Alert: Revised Fiscal Policies

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.     By Gerry Kaufman, ASBSD Director of Policy & Legal Services   ASBSD has revised a number of ASBSD sample policies in response to
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May09

PT Work Comp fund pays dividends for members

Sixty-eight participating members of the Associated School Boards Protective Trust Workers’ Compensation Fund will soon receive their portion of the fourth and final $500,000 payment of a $2 million total dividend.   The Protective Trust Board of Directors voted in 2012 to distribute the excess capital over a four year period after the fund’s actuaries
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