Our Mission

IASSW is dedicated to improving the quality of life and education for children by enhancing the professional development of school social workers.




To enhance the educational and psycho-social development of all school-age children.
To promote best professional practice among school social workers.
To enhance more effective communication among school social workers, members of related disciplines, and the community.
To be involved in social action designated to improve educational and psycho-social conditions for children and families.


Awards Nominations

School Social Workers!

Please consider nominating an outstanding School Social Worker, Citizen, or Legislator for recognition at the next Annual IASSW Conference. Is it not too soon to complete a nomination form (found on the IASSW website) and gather letters of support to submit with the nomination.

Region 10 CEU Event: Mindfullness and Therapeutic Yoga

IASSW REGION 10 PRESENTS: Mindfulness and Therapeutic Yoga: Techniques for School Social Workers

Beth Jerva LCSW, PRYT


Membership Overview: Results of the 2013 Survey

Here are the results of the 2013 membership survey that was given at last year's conference.

Logo Contest - Dee Yeck Foundation

Dee Yeck School Social Work Foundation



Dee Yeck was a school social worker in the 1970s.  She was a very active leader in the profession.  She believed that SSWs are very influential in the lives of students and their families.  Dee considered SSWs to be “linchpins” and indispensable in providing services to youth in schools.

Call for 2014 Workshop Proposals

IASSW is accepting proposals for the 44th annual conference on October 16-18, 2014 at the Sheraton Lisle-Chicago Hotel at 3000 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL.


Workshop Proposal Form



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