Welcome to the official page for the Association of School Business Officials International!
Operating as usual
Make it a habit to join the conversation as colleagues around the globe share questions and solutions to school business matters, including purchasing policies, COVID-19 relief spending, sample contracts, and more.
Don’t start from scratch! Learn how to add the statistical section to complete your first comprehensive annual financial report. Join us on March 25 to receive a template and expert tips and techniques to prepare this important document.
Start from Scratch? NO--if you prepare an annual financial report --take it to the next step! The Statistical Section is the most time-consuming project in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report process. This session will provide an Excel template with sample resources and websites to enhance you...
Mark your calendars! Registration opens May 3!
ASBO International continues to monitor the recommendations of federal and local officials regarding the safety of holding an in-person conference.
Give everyone in your business office access to member benefits with ASBO International’s new District-Level Membership category. Empower your whole team with member pricing on education, access to professional insights, publications, and more!
Pinnacle Awards celebrate outstanding solutions to challenges facing 21st-century school districts. Let us know if you or someone you know has developed a creative approach that could help other districts. Apply or nominate today!
Create an award-winning budget presentation by applying for the Meritorious Budget Award or following the Pathway to MBA. Refer to the MBA Checklist, review award-winning budget documents, and see ASBO International’s other MBA resources to get started. Click the link to view resources.
Stop, take a breath and reflect! Recognize what you have accomplished and acknowledge the value of your role within the education system and your community with Diana Osage, education expert. Join ASBO International for this FREE session for #ABSOMembers.
Writing for your professional association’s magazine can expand your network, strengthen your credibility, and build your public profile. Please review our editorial calendar and writer guidelines below. Click the link to see the 2021 Editorial Calendar. http://ow.ly/EI3u50DXmj1
Journey through the past and present to broaden your personal and professional perspective. Learn to increase your adaptability as a leader who can create team alignment even in complex, high-pressure situations. Spots are still available. Reserve yours today.
ASBO International continues to monitor the recommendations of federal and local officials regarding the safety of holding an in-person conference.
Time to re-energize yourself! Join us on March 16 at 11 am for a FREE webinar with Diana Osagie, founder of Courageous Leadership and the Academy of Women’s Leadership to supercharge your passion for school business.
Meet the candidates for the 2021 ASBO International Annual Election. The election will run September 15-29, and successful candidates will take office on January 1, 2022. Stay tuned for more information on each candidate.
Register for the next @ASBOwebinar and identify ways to build and sustain positive working relationships with union leaders with Anglophone West School District’s director of human resources, Karen Morton. Tuesday, March 9, at 12 pm ET.
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 wi...
ASBO International survey shows how districts are spending $67.5 billion to safely reopen schools.
#Goodnews story out of Raymondville School District in Texas.
"The school district becomes the first district in the area to become a state-approved vaccine provider, Clinton said."
We combine the history, reach, and reporting of The Monitor News, Valley Morning Star, and Brownsville Herald into one site for McAllen, Harlingen, Brownsville, and the rest of the Rio Grande Valley.
Register today for our next #ASBOwebinar, "Working with Union Leaders" on Tuesday, March 9 at 12:00 PM ET.
The latest issue of #ASBOAccents has landed in your 📥. Inside you'll meet Shawn Tracey, our #ASBOmember spotlight story and the 2021 board candidates plus learn about the #ASBOMBA resources available to you and more. Happy reading!
Your Membership Unlocks More Than You Think!
Connecting and communicating with your peers is one of the greatest benefits of your membership.
Log in today and join the conversation. We look forward to seeing you on the Network!
Public schools look different this year. But our commitment is the same: We will keep our students safe, learning, and growing, one student at a time. Show your #PublicSchoolProud during Public Schools Week, 2/22-26, 2021.
Join Anna Billman for a 30-minute session to learn simple ways to create a mental break for yourself using tools you 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.
Monday, March 1
FREE for all ASBO International Members
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 t...
#Schooldistricts worldwide have had to creatively, safely, and resourcefully develop solutions to the myriad challenges that #Covid19 has presented. Join this Global Roundtable discussion and learn how #schoolbusiness professionals worldwide are reopening their doors and instituting new processes to keep students and staff safe. Registration is limited to 100 members to encourage rich conversation in a roundtable format.
The Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations® (SFO®) is the profession’s most prestigious designation. Created by school business professionals, this certification proves your knowledge and professional competencies. Earning your SFO will launch your school business career to the next level, putting you among the profession’s elite workforce.
Public schools look different this year. But our commitment is the same: We will keep our students safe, learning, and growing, one student at a time. Join us for Public Schools Week 2021 Feb. 22-26 and show your #PublicSchoolProud.
Help employees understand the importance of disclosing business interests to protect themselves and the district. Minimize the possibility of violations by assessing risks at the organizational level and for each individual, job function, and vendor relationship.
Get the most value for your professional development dollar with ASBO International new education subscription plans. Earn SFO and CPE credits and expand your knowledge in your chosen areas on your own time. Save even more when you subscribe as a group with a district or company membership!
ASBO International's Eagle Awards recognize #schoolbusiness professionals who consistently rise above their job descriptions to support student success and promote excellence in the profession. If you or a colleague have brought visionary work or leadership to the field of school business, let us know!
Learn about the many federal laws and regulations affecting school districts across the country and how ASBO International is advocating for you. This policy brief will provide an overview of COVID-19 emergency relief measures that impact schools, the federal budget and education funding, and what’s on the agenda for the 117th Congress and new administration. Learn how you can stay informed and get involved with insights from ASBO International’s policy team.
Learn about the many federal laws and regulations affecting school districts across the country and how ASBO International is advocating for you. This policy brief will provide an overview of COVID-19 emergency relief measures that impact schools, the federal budget and education funding, and what.....
Whether in-person or virtual, the commitment of educators remains the same: Working for the best interest of all their students. To keep them safe, learning, and growing, one student at a time. Celebrate Public Schools Week Feb. 22-26 to show your #PublicSchoolProud.
#Goodnews story from Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 in Illinois.
Congratulations on earning the #ASBOCOE for 17 consecutive years.
“The COE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in financial reporting, specifically through a district’s (comprehensive annual financial report),” ASBO International Executive Director David Lewis said in a statement. “The CAFR informs stakeholders about the financial and economic state of the district, making it an important communications tool for building trust and engaging with the school community”
Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181, for the 17th consecutive year, has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for its FY2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report by he Association of School Business Officials International.
44790 Maynard Square Ashburn, VA 20147
ASBO International is a professional association that provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices.
Be the first to know and let us send you an email when ASBO International posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Contact The Business
Send a message to ASBO International:
Register for Envision 2020 with the code ENVISION24 in the next 24 hours and save $50.
Now more than ever you don’t want to miss the top-quality professional development, idea exchange, and networking!
Register Today! http://ow.ly/Uszf50ByfIz
COVID-19 has caused school districts across the country to shift a large portion of their staff to a work-from-home model, and while this arrangement has helped employees and students stay healthy, it has also significantly increased the responsibility and potential liability associated with managing a remote workforce.
Please join us for a discussion on how to effectively lead people and manage risk from a distance.
#ASBOMember Patricia Bedborough, CPA, SFO is #PublicSchoolProud! Watch her video taking the pledge to support education.
Show your support for #PublicSchoolsWeek by posting a video and sharing it with ASBO International!
Happy Holidays! 🎅🎄❄️☃️
See why your colleagues attend the premier professional development event for #schoolbusiness officials! You won’t want to miss the networking, learning, and inspiration that’s in store for #ASBOACE19. Register now! http://ow.ly/jbzJ50uvnqz
2016 Eagle Award Recipients
Each 2016 Eagle Award recipient's story has enriched the narrative of their schools, their students, and the profession. Learn from these visionary leaders as they share a snapshot of their achievements!
How to Earn Your SFO
How can you become a Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations (SFO)? Watch to learn!
Annual Meeting & Expo Prep
It's that time of the year again—packing for #ASBOAM15! Want to join us at the Annual Meeting & Expo, October 23–26 in Grapevine, Texas? Register online by October 9 at http://goo.gl/jiDrvW.
Here's how we like to start our mornings: with the latest headlines in School Business Daily and coffee. What's your workday morning routine?
What makes us happy on International Day of Happiness? Our members! What's making you happy today? #InternationalDayofHappiness
Make learning and leadership development fun! Watch the blooper from one of last year's team building events, then register for the 2015 Executive Leadership Forum! #ASBOForum15
Founded in 1910, the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is an educational association that supports school business professionals who are passionate about quality education. We provide programs, services, and a global network to promote the highest standards of school business management, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources.
ASBO International is a collaborative association dedicated to equipping our members with an active global network and a growing knowledge center of tools, resources, and services that define best practices in school business management. We provide educational opportunities for professional growth, vital information and resources, networking opportunities, and a wide array of programs and services including professional certification, continuing education, leadership development, and professional recognition.
ASBO International’s mission is to lead the profession of school business forward. Through our professional growth opportunities, programs, and services, we promote the highest standards of school business management practices. We provide a global network of support that enhances our members’ ability to collaborate and lead with a global perspective. We are dedicated to supporting school business officials and providing the resources they need to effectively use educational resources—ultimately ensuring every student has the opportunity to receive a quality education.
ASBO International members are dedicated business professionals employed in K–12 school districts, community colleges, universities, and state departments of education. They manage the business side of school district operations, including budgeting, purchasing, facility operations and maintenance, human resources, technology, transportation, food service, health care, and many other areas that affect the business and operations aspects of education. With an average district budget oversight of $141 million annually, ASBO International members are the finance decision makers in school districts around the world.
In principle and in practice, ASBO International values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of school business management. ASBO promotes involvement in and access to leadership opportunities to all members regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, or disability.
Thank you ASBO International for granting me the honor of being a recipient of the "Distinguished Eagle Award. I would also like to especially thank, Susan Lambert and Molly Barrie, for your, kindness, guidance and support over the past several months as you helped me navigate my way through this amazing process. Thank you to Eagle Award Sponsor AXA, for an amazing day of celebration. The Eagle crystal award ceremony, Eagle pinning ceremony (thank you Michael Borges, Exec. Director #ASBONY for attending) and the amazing dinner at “FISH” by Jose Andres, MGM. I'm so honored, thankful and humbled to be part of, forever and always the “Eagle Class of 2019”. #ASBOACE19
#EagleAward #peekskillpride #ASBONY