•  Annual Conference
    The IASA Annual Conference may be virtual for the first time this year, but the best aspects remain. This year's lineup includes dynamic keynote speakers, Ignite presentations and engaging breakout sessions. Attendees will also have numerous opportunities to connect, learn and support each other through these challenging times. Plus, a virtual exhibit hall will be open, providing an excellent opportunity to get a quick look at the latest products and services available to Illinois school districts.
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    • Keynote speakers: Don Yaeger, Inky Johnson, House Speaker Chris Welch, State Superintendent Dr. Carmen Ayala
    • Ignite: Listen to your peers share best practices and strategies to elevate and invigorate your students and staff in 5 minutes or less. 
    • Breakout Sessions: Each presentation by an Illinois superintendent will provide you with information and tools you can use in your district. 
    • Networking: You may not be in the same location, but chances to connect with your peers in smaller breakout rooms will be provided. 
    • Mindfulness Sessions: Connect with your peers and recharge your batteries with Mindfulness Sessions led by Dr. Nancy Blair. 
    • Illinois Superintendent of the Year: 2021 Illinois Superintendent of the Year Dr. Donna Leak will address attendees.
    • Video: Watch an uplifting video highlighting leaders navigating unprecedented challenges this past year.  
    Please join us online April 7-8 to Celebrate the Superintendency together in a fast-paced and engaging virtual experience! 
    Attendees include school superintendents, assistant superintendents, state agency staff and college professors of educational administration.
    Registration will open up in the coming weeks. 

    Questions on the IASA Annual Conference can be directed to the IASA Office at 217-753-2213.


    • April 7-9, 2021; Crowne Plaza Hotel--Springfield, IL
    • September 29-October 1, 2021; President Abraham Lincoln Springfield--A DoubleTree by Hilton, and the Bank of Springfield Center -Springfield, IL
    • September 28-30, 2022; President Abraham Lincoln Springfield--A DoubleTree by Hilton, and the Bank of Springfield Center -Springfield, IL