School Board Recognition Month Planning Kit

Our school board appreciation planning kit gives districts useful resources to execute a successful recognition campaign.

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 2024 School Board Recognition Month in your community.


  • Certificates (docx): Print or photocopy to be presented by the district. Certificates can be customized in Word. 
  • GraphicsGraphics and customizable images in a variety of sizes, perfect for use in print, your district website, or social media. 

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 #SchoolBoardMonth. You can also email them to