School Board Recognition Month Planning Kit

Our school board appreciation planning kit gives districts useful resources to plan a successful recognition campaign. See the 2022 planning kit below to get an idea of what materials are provided.

Read our Ideas to Get You Started (pdf) and take advantage of the sample materials. Posting on social media? Be sure to use #SchoolBoardMonth.

Sample materials

  • Sample news release (docx): Customize on district letterhead and send to local media.
  • Sample proclamation (docx): Encourage the mayor’s office to declare January 2022 School Board Recognition Month in your community.


  • Certificates (docx): Print or photocopy to be presented by the district. Certificates can be customized in Word. 
  • School Board Recognition Month 2022 logo: Include the logo in printed and/or photocopied materials. Small, medium, and large sizes available. 
  • Social media images: Graphics and customizable images in a variety of sizes, perfect for use on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Use #SchoolBoardMonth to share how your district is celebrating.

Educational materials

Help your students and community learn more about the role of the school board.

Tell us how you celebrated!

Share your school board appreciation activities with us by completing this short online form. Do you have pictures from your celebrations? Share them on social media using #SchooBoardMonth. You can also email them to