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Juggling budget development, district operations, new compliance measures, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been a nonstop sprint since March 2020. Come together for a power-filled, engaging session with Diana Osage, founder of Courageous Leadership and the Academy of Women’s Leadership to supercharge your passion, refresh your focus as a change agent, and give you the energy to power forward as a courageous school business leader. (LIVE)
School Business Professional Member: $0.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $240.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
In this 30-minute session you will learn simple ways to create a mental break for yourself using tools you can carry around with you every day, connect mind to body and nourish joints with simple movements, and then join in a guided relaxation exercise. Adding these techniques to your “self-care toolkit” can help you regulate your nervous system, maintain joint health, and manage your responses to stressful situations. (LIVE)
School Business Professional Member: $0.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $240.00
Credits: 0.00
As a School Business Official do you really know what goes on in the school buildings? In this one-hour webinar you will learn how you can support learning by taking the time to connect with the operational side of the schoolhouse. Building relationships and learning current processes can allow you the ability to help create efficiencies and lets staff know you care. By being approachable and accessible you can save the district money by listening to new ideas. This creates buy-in and you start to work together to solve issues. Join us and find organizational improvements by tapping into a wealth of ideas! (LIVE)
School Business Professional Member: $0.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 CPE,SFO
COVID-19 is a global pandemic, which means school districts around the world have had to creatively, safely, and resourcefully develop solutions to the myriad challenges it has presented. With the vaccine dawning a new horizon for school reopening, tune in to learn how school business professionals around the world are reopening their doors and instating new processes that will keep students and staff safe. Gather and collaborate with fellow School Business Officials and share your questions and lessons learned about this topic. **Please note this Roundtable discussion will not be recorded and is only open to School Business Professionals and District Members. Registration is limited to 100 members to encourage rich conversation in a roundtable format.
School Business Professional Member: $0.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $240.00
Credits: 0.00
Join your colleagues for a thoughtful discussion on how to strategically leverage U.S. federal COVID-relief funds to support your schools. Learn how other districts are spending federal funds to serve students and retain quality staff during these uncertain times. Whether you’re seeking insight on how to allocate ESSER I, ESSER II, or Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) dollars or have tips on increasing district chances to secure FEMA reimbursements, participate in this roundtable and exchange knowledge with your peers.
School Business Professional Member: $0.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $240.00
Credits: 0.00
Do you work with various union leaders on a regular basis? Do you want to create positive working relationships or improve existing working relationships with union leaders? This session will highlight the importance of these key working relationships in your School District. You will be provided with best practices to build and sustain successful working relationships with these groups. Evaluate your current working relationships by identifying areas of success along with areas of growth/opportunity to achieve the insight you need. (LIVE)
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 CPE,SFO
Start from Scratch? NO--if you prepare an annual financial report (AFR)--take it to the next step! The statistical section is the most time-consuming project in the CAFR process. This session will provide an Excel template with sample resources and websites to enhance your CAFR. Even if you are already completing a CAFR, these tips and techniques on using the statistical section for long-range planning and bond rating questions will benefit you. In addition, a short review of the checklist and process will be provided. And then, BAM! you've completed your first CAFR! (LIVE)
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 CPE,SFO
What comes to mind when you think of a healthy work culture? Chances are strong team communication is somewhere on that list. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that define the pillars of a thriving work culture, such as identifying different techniques you can use to improve collaboration, how to use organizational politics to your advantage, and how to empower your coworkers to speak up and communicate ideas in a productive way.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Are you using your unique communication style to best of your ability? Learn how to create persuasive messages that accommodate your audience’s needs, wants, and styles. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will allow you to appear genuine and credible, motivate your employees, and enable you to guide your team toward your vision of the future.eader Bundle
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Create a balance in your work/life by developing habits that promote harmonious time and energy demands, and healthy work relationships. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will teach you how to develop an awareness of your emotions, create boundaries and balance, and build better work relationships based on trust.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Using data to answer important questions is critical to the success of any business. Gathering, analyzing and presenting the correct data can make or break the trust that exists between you and your stakeholders. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will teach you the elements of a sound strategy, how to use data as a strategic asset (DASA), and how to use various statistical analysis tools and techniques.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
A true leader promotes an inclusive culture - one that supports a diverse team of talent with unique backgrounds and viewpoints. A diverse team supported by a leader with inclusive leadership practices and keen self-awareness can deliver exceptional results. This micro bundle includes four 20-minute nano modules that identify the legal requirements for acting lawfully and ethically when it comes to recruiting, hiring and managing; and it highlights the characteristics and responsibilities of a leader who supports and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workforce.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Researching and presenting your financial data doesn't have to be such a daunting task. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that explore simple strategies for gathering and analyzing data so you can confidently draw conclusions. In addition, you'll learn how to create and present visually compelling data for your operational budgets and more!
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Whether it's being given or received, feedback can have a negative connotation that creates resistance, anxiety and fear. However, if delivered properly, it can also be a truly powerful tool and a productive way to strengthen commitment, improve performance and resolve problems with difficult employees. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will teach you how to coach for performance and leverage feedback to work to the advantage of both you and your employees.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
No one enjoys boring, scatter brained training. Do you want to learn how to maximize training time with your employees and leave them wanting more? This micro bundle contains four 20-minute nano modules that will teach you how to use the ADDIE methodology to build an effective learning experience that will speak to employees with various skill sets. You will also explore ways to maximize learner engagement through the selection of the perfect interactive tools and training techniques that will make your training an experience to remember.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
As a leader, you must both strategize and execute your initiatives while keeping them aligned with your district's goals. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will teach you various methods for mastering your organizational strategy. You will learn about the SEAL approach to building organizational agility, the ADEPTT Model to develop and execute your goals and effective risk-response strategies that allow you to identify what makes a risk a risk and how to use this information to mitigate, resolve, and control those risks.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
A manager's role turns into a leadership role during times of change and with that, managing change can come in many shapes and forms. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will teach you how to frame your message and engage in healthy conversations that use effective strategies to turn resistance and conflict into consensus and collaboration.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Do you ever get that feeling that no one is listening to you? Do you find yourself struggling to find the words when you have to have difficult or sensitive conversations? This bundle is for you! It includes four 20-minute nano modules that will help you understand that when it comes to communication, one size does not fit all. Learn how to frame your message for greater impact, regardless of who you're talking to and how to be assertive and build credibility and trust.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Establish presence and leave a positive impression on your staff and key stakeholders. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that examine ways in which you can develop and organize your presentation content and establish a greater presence using both non-verbal and verbal communication tactics.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Learn how to empower yourself as a true leader. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will teach you how to lead with emotional intelligence in the workplace, build credibility and trust in the workplace; and how to build your strengths and image as a REAL team player.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Do you know what it takes to be innovative? There are a lot of myths that surround the idea of creativity. An important truth is that creativity thrives when the necessary enablers and motivators are in place. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will guide you through the Five Phases of the Creativity-to-Innovation Process and learn specific tools and tips that will not only allow you to be more innovative and creative, but also allow you to persuade stakeholders to accept the innovation generated by you and your team.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Learn how to be an effective manager that leverages customer-focused strategies to optimize project workflow of deliverables. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will help you pinpoint what your customers want from you and enable you to determine strategic objectives that can be used to create a mission statement that aligns with your customer-focused strategy and your company’s vision.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Is your team divided or having a hard time getting on the same page? Are you juggling various personality types and attitudes that don't seem to mesh? This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will cover topics on how to facilitate trust and communication between employees, how to manage conflict proactively, and how to foster a motivational climate.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
The negotiation process (internal and external) can be fraught with conflict and problems; however, there are ways you can craft your strategy for negotiations so you can negotiate to win. This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that explore the ART of analytical reasoning, and teaches you how to recognize probabilities, and think hypothetically so that you can make confident decisions. You'll also examine ways to mitigate opposition during negotiation by anticipating resistance.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Is managing your time effectively just another thing on your list of things to do? This micro bundle contains four 20-minute nano modules that will explore the root causes of inefficient and unproductive work habits and provide insight on how problem solving and decision making tools can be used to organize your daily tasks. You'll also learn how to fine-tune your business writing skills, prioritize and set goals and create thoughtfully structured routines that allow you to effectively and efficiently manage your time and projects.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Do you want to become more comfortable with double entry accounting and learn soft skills that are vital to the Controller's role? This micro bundle contains three 20-minute nano modules that will revisit the fundamentals of basic accounting and help you build confidence in your technical skills to become proficient in accounting areas beyond the basics.
School Business Professional Member: $39.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $69.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
New and seasoned professionals seek information on linking budgets from a short term to long-term focus with academic goals. The five-part micro course will examine best practices for working collaboratively with stakeholders outside the business office through the framework for smarter school spending. Additionally, practical models and best practices for budget data and forecasting will be reviewed including dashboards and other easy to understand formats for your board and public. This micro course contains five nano modules. Each module is worth 0.2 CPE credits.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 CPE,SFO
Retirements, resignations and an unfortunate employee termination can wreak havoc in a school business office. Having a succession plan is a great safeguard where retirement is concerned, but what about planning ahead for other staffing changes? Cross-training and professional development are of paramount importance. During this session, attendees will discuss effective ways to plan for both expected and unexpected personnel changes within the school business office. This micro course contains five nano modules. Each module is worth 0.2 CPE credits
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 CPE,SFO
The most scrutinized and utilized document in school district financial reporting is the annual budget. This five-part course is based on the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) criteria. The presenter will go through a step-by-step process on how to develop a budget document that meets today's rigorous demands using guidelines created specifically for school entities. This micro course contains five nano modules. Each module is worth 0.2 CPE credits.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 CPE,SFO
Crowdfunding has become a viable funding source for schools, filling resource gaps and providing strategic acceleration for academic programs; however, it may create unexpected liabilities without proper safeguards in place. Learn from crowdfunding policy experts and district leaders on how to implement best practices in your district to uphold financial accountability, maintain control over resources, and ensure student safety. This 5-part course will also cover crowdfunding updates related to supporting distance learning. Each module is worth 0.2 CPE credits.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 CPE,SFO
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