About Us

About Us

Advocacy Institute 2014

NSBA represents state school boards associations and their more than 90,000 local school board members. We believe education is a civil right, and public education is America’s most vital institution.

Mission, Vision, Goals

Our efforts to be the premier advocate for public education in America, through our work in the legislative, legal and public arenas, are directly impacting public policy. Read more


View NSBA’s vision on Equity in Public Education. Read More.

Beliefs, Policies, and Resolutions 

Read more about the beliefs, policies, and resolutions of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), the leading advocate for public education. Read more

What School Boards Do

Learn more about the history and importance of school boards. Read more

Meet the NSBA Board

Meet the current president, president-elect, immediate past president, secretary-treasurer, and board of directors of NSBA, the leading advocate for public education. Read more

Contact Us

Find out contact information. You can reach us by phone, fax, email, and after-hours cell phone number for members of the media. Read more


Join NSBA and help make America’s public schools the best in the world, in a modern, family-friendly work environment just outside exciting Washington, D.C. Read more

Directions to NSBA

View driving or metrorail directions to the NSBA headquarters in Alexandria, Va. Read more

Frequently Asked Questions 

Find out what school board members do. Learn how you can communicate with your local school board. Discover how you can run for your local school board. Read more

Terms of Use 

Website Terms of Use for NSBA, the leading advocate for public education. Read more

Privacy Notice 

Find out what personal information NSBA.org collects and how it is used, and how we protect your personal information. Read more


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