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Call for Proposals

Share the good work that demonstrates how your district has put theory into practice and is impacting student success.

Image Convention Sessions Application PhotoBreakout Sessions – Proposals no longer accepted

Share your expertise with school leaders from around the state!

The Joint State Education Convention is the opportunity for school leaders to learn from each other and from other experts. What are your success stories? What strategies are working? Submit a proposal for a breakout session at the 100th Joint State Education Convention.

The deadline for submitting proposals has passed. Please contact Sheri Krause, WASB Communications Director, with questions.

Image Convention Exhibit Hall Photo2021 Centennial Special Exhibit – Submissions due Aug. 3, 2020

In January 2021, we’ll be celebrating the 100th Wisconsin State Education Convention! We want to honor our past while focusing on our future.

A highlight of the convention will be a Special Exhibit in the Exhibit Hall showcasing the “Classroom of the Future.”

Must be a confirmed exhibitor to participate. There are no additional fees but accepted applicants are responsible for all related expenses, including electrical and internet needs. Apply by Aug. 3, 2020.

Special Exhibit Information

Apply for Special Exhibit


Image Convention Art Contest PhotoArt Competition – Submissions due Nov. 13, 2020

This experience is hosted by Wisconsin Association of School Boards and the Wisconsin Art Educators Association and is open to all Wisconsin public school students enrolled in grades 7–12. The top artists will have their work on display at the Joint State Education Convention in January.

Monetary awards are generously provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance. The deadline to submit is Nov. 13, 2020.

Art Exhibit Request for Proposals Information

Online Application Form

The call for proposals for the 2020 Art Competition is closed. Please contact Amy Qualmann of the WASB at 608-512-1713 with any questions.

Image Convention Music Application PhotoMusic Competition

Important Notice: The music competition for 2021 has been suspended due to the ongoing public health crisis. Please consider applying in the spring of 2021 for the 2022 State Education Convention.

The Wisconsin Association of School Boards and the Wisconsin School Music Association co-sponsor an annual Music Showcase for Wisconsin students in grades 9-12. The top three performance groups selected are invited to perform at the State Education Convention general sessions.

Travel stipends for participating districts are generously provided by the WASBO Foundation. 

Contact Sheri Krause, WASB Communications Director, with any questions.

Image Convention School Fair PhotoSchool Fair – Proposals no longer accepted

Tell your school’s story to Wisconsin school leaders gathered at the 100th Annual Joint State Education Convention. Send your students and educators to share the innovative programs and projects that have made a difference in your district.

Sponsored by Sodexo.

The deadline for submitting proposals has passed. Please contact Sheri Krause, WASB Communications Director, with questions.

Image Convention Video Team Photo​Student Video Team – Applications due Nov. 8, 2020

Film the State Education Convention! The WASB is seeking a team of two or more talented students from one school district to produce a video that highlights some of the exciting events, sessions and performances at the State Education Convention. Watch the 2020 Convention Video produced by Tomah Area High School.

Student Video Team Information

Please contact Sheri Krause, Director of Communications, with any questions.

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Wisconsin State Education Convention
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