Monday, February 13, 2017

IASB, IPA to discuss governor’s Budget Address live on Facebook

The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) and the Illinois Principals Association (IPA) will host a live Facebook discussion following Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget address on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The Facebook Live event will take place approximately five minutes after the conclusion of the governor’s remarks.

The live video will be streamed on IPA’s Facebook page and shared through IASB’s page. IPA’s Director of Government Relations Allison Maley and IASB’s Assistant Director of Governmental Relations Zach Messersmith will discuss how the governor’s proposal impacts schools and field budget-related questions from viewers.

Illinois school officials and public education advocates are encouraged to submit questions in Facebook comments below the live stream or via Twitter using the hashtag, #AllianceLive.

Governor Rauner is scheduled to begin his budget address at noon on Feb. 15. Visit the Illinois General Assembly website to watch or listen to the speech.

To receive notification of when the live discussion begins, be sure to “like” the IPA and IASB Facebook pages.