Companies recognize the important role school board members play in education in their communities. Through the Affiliate Program, KSBA provides opportunities for private sector partners to connect. Private sector partners and other education-focused groups also can reach board members through advertising in the award-winning Kentucky School Advocate and sponsorship at various KSBA events, including the Winter Symposium, Annual Conference and Summer Leadership Institute.
For questions regarding all KSBA marketing opportunities and affiliate partnerships, please contact:Josh Shoulta
Director of Communications
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KSBA Affiliate Program
KSBA offers multi-level affiliate membership options for companies and nonprofits interested in building year-long relationships with Kentucky school board members.
All affiliates enjoy member rates on advertising, exhibit space and sponsorship of KSBA events. In addition, affiliate members access priority registration for all KSBA conferences, inlcuding the KSBA annual conference, an event that brings an average of one thousand education leaders from across Kentucky to Louisville each spring.
Event Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities
Marriott Louisville East
November 22 - 23, 2019
Join approximately 400 board members, superintendents and education leaders for a two-day intensive training in Louisville. Registration for exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities is available to affiliate members and general exhibitors beginning in mid-October and for general exhibitors. Winter Symposium sponsorship opportunities, inlcuding prices, will be posted in the weeks ahead. Check back soon.
KSBA Annual Conference
The Galt House Hotel, Louisville
February 22-24, 2020
One of the largest education events in Kentucky, the KSBA annual conference brings together approximately 1,000 school board members and administrators from around Kentucky for three days of professional development, meetings, receptions and a tradeshow. Annual Conference 2020 sponsorship opportunities, inlcuding prices, will be posted in the weeks ahead. Check back soon. Note: Registration for exhibit space for our affiliate members and general exhibitors will begin in January 2020. Booth space at the annual conference is limited and typically sells out within two weeks. If you are interested in exhibiting, particularly for the first time, please contact Josh Shoulta
, Director of Communications for KSBA, to make sure you are on the our contact list. Josh can be reached directly at 502-783-0073.
Summer Leadership Institute
Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington
July 10-11, 2020
This summer training opportunity brings an average of 250 board members and school administrators to Lexington each July. Registration for exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities is available to affiliate members and for general exhibitors beginning in the spring. Summer Leadership Institute sponsorship opportunities, inlcuding prices, will be posted in 2020. Check back regularly.
Advertising in the Ketucky School Advocate Magazine
The Kentucky School Advocate is the only publication that reaches Kentucky’s 850-plus board members at their primary address. Published 10 times annually, with one dedicated online issue, the Advocate generates original and timely content tailored to Kentucky school board members and administrators.
Our readers serve as decision-makers and influencers for Kentucky educational services, a billion-dollar industry. Facilities projects alone represent over $600 million in annual spending. Collectively, school districts are the largest employer in Kentucky.
The Kentucky School Advocate has a circulation of approximately 2,000, with distribution to school board members and district administration. Reader surveys showed that 98 percent of superintendents and 92 percent of school board respondents read the Advocate.