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New principals typically have had plenty on-the-job training associated with curriculum, instruction and discipline. However, they often lack financial knowledge even though they are responsible for managing their budget and activity funds. This five-part course will teach school business officials how to develop a partnership with their new school principals through a year-long financial training program that will help new principals understand their financial responsibilities. 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
A district's mission guides its work. Risk management programs focusing on compliance can be strengthened through strategic mission alignment to positively impact student achievement. This five-part micro course will review strategies to effectively identify risks, target impactful training, leverage comprehensive data analysis, and automate processes that result in positive change across your district. 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
This five-part micro course will provide an overview of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) requirements. Each module will review the contents of the financial reports and will emphasize on the additional elements required for CAFR presentation. The learner will also be presented with the necessary steps for applying for ASBO International's Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting (COE) program and how receiving the award could benefit their district. 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
Technologicaladvances and necessity continue to push the concept of remote auditing to theforefront.  Is your school district readyto meet the challenge? In this session, the presenters will discuss what aremote audit is and how it differs f
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 CPE,SFO
A school business official's transition to a new district can be challenging regardless the circumstances. Often, the new SBO is focused entirely on mastering the existing job and consequently misses opportunities to improve the position. In this five-part course new business administrators will get insights into opportunities for continuous improvement in their districts as well as proven tools to make positive impacts. 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
This five-part micro course will present actual approaches that school business officials have employed to improve accounting practices, strengthen internal controls, and document procedures for student activity funds. Learn how to reduce the risk of fraud through audit and control techniques, as well as account for student activity funds under Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) standards. 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
Whether your district is large or small, analytics play a key role in preparing for negotiations, and during talks at the table. This five-part course explores different types of analytics, and how to utilize them during the negotiations process to make data-driven decisions. 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
Have you ever wondered why so many of the classic business management texts are on the must-read list for educational leaders? Oftentimes we hear that schools are not businesses and to some extent this may be true. There is, however, much you can share with the educators that comprise your school’s leadership team beyond the management of resources and finances. Credits: 1 SFO; Level: Beginner
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Districts struggle with staffing. How many teachers, counselors, special ed staff are enough? And how do you get the most return on the additional staff? Research-based staffing models will be presented for the campus, district, and central administration staff. In addition, a staffing model that uses student achievement as a guide will be presented to determine the academic return on investment for full-time equivalent (FTE) staff. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
School budgets are built around finite resources, but how do you better estimate current and future year costs? What metrics and data can support your ongoing projections? This session will review best practices for budget forecasts and how you can improve your analysis of current and future revenues and expenditures to maximize student outcomes while ensuring your entity is prepared to weather changing assumptions and impacts. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Advocacy can be intimidating for even the most seasoned leaders, but it doesn’t have to be! School business professionals advocate for their students all the time, even if they don’t realize it. Join us to learn more about your role as an advocacy leader. Credits: 1 SFO; Level: Beginner
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Learn about the many federal laws and regulations affecting school districts across the country and how ASBO International is advocating for you. This brief will provide an overview of major policy issues, including the federal budget, education funding, and COVID-19 emergency relief measures that impact schools. Discover how to stay informed and get involved with insights from ASBO International’s policy team.This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Fostering a strong relationship between school finance and curriculum departments can lead to great synergies. Learn how Mansfield Independent School District’s CFO and curriculum director were able to fund new programs by strategic abandonment and redirect resources for more effective spending. Gain insights into how this relationship can help meet new COVID-19 Return to Learn planning and currently mandated ESSA compliance and reporting requirements for both finance and curriculum. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
You know the difference between a ledger and a legend, a promissory note and a prominent notice, a fiduciary responsibility, and a fictitious reptile...BUT, do your patrons and parents? How about your teachers and staff? Explaining the complexities of school finance to different audiences is one of the biggest challenges facing school district administrators. How do you make important financial information relevant, understandable, and relatable? Get some tips for talking to parents, patrons, and staff about financial issues in ways they can understand. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
As with many other sectors where qualified practitioners find the relationship with administrators at times challenging, the education sector is no different. Just as clinicians have at times been at odds with hospital administrators, headteachers and principals have sometimes found it difficult to come to terms with non-pedagogical leaders enjoying a senior strategic decision-making role. Better understand the origins of these tensions, explore misunderstandings, and some solutions that are based on encouraging evidence of improvements in some contexts and settings, including the decision-making process during the COVID-19 pandemic. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
NOT FOR SALE-Envision 2020 Opening Ceremony and Key Note Speaker
School Business Professional Member: $0.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $0.00
Credits: 0.00
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) is the official source of generally accepted accounting principles for school districts. GASB provides accounting guidance to preparers and users of school district financial statements. This session provides participants with the latest information about GASB’s activities and standards, including specific guidance associated with accounting for resources associated with the CARES Act and other COVID-19 related initiatives. This session also will specifically cover the requirements of GASB Statement No. 84, Fiduciary Funds, Statement No. 87, Leases, and the new financial reporting model and revenue and expense recognition proposals. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference. This session will only be available through April 2, 2021.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
If there’s one thing all schools have in common, it’s the need to do more with the resources available. If your operations team is working reactively, then unexpected repairs, a backlog of work orders, and not enough staff are promised--but more budget isn’t. A school that’s stuck in survival mode isn’t effectively serving its students and educators. There’s a way to work more proactively and to efficiently do more with less to help your schools thrive. Learn how to not just survive this year, but to thrive. Get your operations out of survival mode and work more proactively. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Never seem to have enough time to get everything done? Drowning in emails? Have so much on your plate it’s hard to even know what tasks to prioritize much less how to prioritize them? Learn proven time management, prioritization, and organizational strategies that will help you succeed at work and get control of your life back. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Learn about grant management and compliance in a fun and exciting environment. You'll better understand federal compliance and why it is important in your job. As Georges St-Pierre states, "When you pay attention to detail, the big picture will take care of itself." This session gives you some tools to enhance your relationships with your auditors and to handle the auditor questions around grants. Enhance your knowledge and have fun doing it. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Learn about emerging issues in education news and policy that are affecting schools across the nation, such as the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the U.S. Census and immigration reform, rising unpaid meal debt issues, and more. Discuss these and other news topics with your peers in this interactive presentation and share how your district is planning to handle these issues. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Social distancing at the school bus stop and on the bus. Realistic? Computer routing has long been a mainstay of pupil transportation departments – especially those interested in maximizing efficiency. In this session we will discuss making the most of efficiency in light of new requirements. Using a computer system to plan transportation is key, but this is no longer enough. Today’s parents expect to receive communication on their mobile devices. Today’s transportation director needs historical and real-time information on school bus locations through GPS technology. And today’s school safety priorities point to the need to know who is on each bus at any given time. Discussion will focus on how to successfully implement data-driven technology and how to be ready to react when the next crisis hits. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
All leaders face crises – whether for themselves or their organizations. Being able to properly plan for and handle expected and unexpected crises is critical to the success of any leader or organization. This webinar, originally presented at the 2020 Envision Conference, will examine the nature of crises and what leaders should do to prepare or “inoculate” their organization as well as quickly organize their own thinking and the direction of their organization when crises strike. It will also examine how to create a “learning organization” that allows leaders to consider what lessons the crisis has provided that the team must incorporate for the future. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Have an extra screen available for this hands-on workshop! As business officials, we are involved in union negotiations when they take place. Our responsibility is to create projections and share them with administration and union members. It takes time to create these projections. We will develop a multi-year, multi-scenario salary projection tool that you could use during your union negotiation. You can use this tool to build trust between the union members and the school committees. This will be a dynamic tool so that you can easily add more fiscal years in the future.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Learn how Boulder Valley Schools (Colorado) was able to create a comprehensive managed print services strategy. This plan is helping transform the way district staff interact with documents and has reduced the amount of time teachers spend on administrative duties so that they may spend more time engaging with students in the classroom. Explore how their vision helped consolidate and rationalize print devices as well as create the foundation of a Centralized Print Center. Participants will also hear how the district is using card authentication, which provides secure access to printed documents under FERPA regulations, and detailed reporting to make future decisions related to their print program. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the number of emails you receive daily? Do you need help meeting deadlines? Learn quick tips and tricks to make Outlook work for you. Outlook is more than email. It’s a personal information manager to streamline workloads and boost productivity. Create and delegate tasks, share calendars and contacts with co-workers. Use mail merge to send personalized emails automatically to an entire list. Set up email signatures and templates to gain efficiencies. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
School construction is a complex process with many players and moving parts that can create challenges for school business officials, superintendents, and even school board members, especially in our very different COVID-19 world. An experienced panel of professionals including a former school board member and construction manager, a chief school business official, school attorneys, and a school architect will go through the school construction from the beginning to the end along with identifying common problems and practical solutions. The panel will engage attendees in an exciting new interactive collaboration exercise. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Hear from ASBO International Strategic and Event Partners about solutions on specific aspects of school business management in these 30 minute segments. Thanks to the support of these industry partners, ASBO International can provide resources and solutions that help school business officials serve their students and communities.
School Business Professional Member: $0.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $0.00
Credits: 0.00
When schools closed in mid-March due to COVID-19, the SchoolNutrition Association took quick action to advocate with USDA and Congress tosustain the ability of critical school meal programs. In response, USDAprovided temporary waivers that allowed
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
Recent events have caused us to pause and re-think the future of schools, especially school finance. We rapidly transitioned into an environment that exposed the fact that we were not prepared. We now are considering how to foster remote learning environments and are relying on technology for key job functions. The school business office could be making routine shifts to prepare for the future. By implementing modern technology, we can automate our workflows related to timesheets, purchase requisitions, PD requests, budget information collection, meetings, etc. Learn how you can adapt quickly and prepare for the future of learning and managing school districts. This session was originally recorded for the 2020 Envision virtual conference.
School Business Professional Member: $49.00
School Business Professional Non-Member: $99.00
Credits: 1.00 SFO
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