The Value of ASBO Membership

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Robert A. Morales, Chief Financial Officer, Fulton County School District (Georgia)

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Professional Development & Events

Thursday, February 19

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Strategic Governance Symposium
(Invitation Only)
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Committees Meeting
(Invitation Only)
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Affiliate Executive Directors Business Meeting
(Invitation Only)
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception with Exhibits

Friday, February 20

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration
7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Developing Your Leadership Point of View
Successful leaders want the people they support and depend on to succeed—a goal that requires an environment of trust and mutual understanding. Your ability to communicate your Leadership Point-of-View (LPOV) is key to fostering trust among your colleagues. The LPOV is your personal “elevator pitch"—it describes your journey, values, goals, and expectations. Learn how to craft your LPOV and be inspired to share it with those you lead. 
Jeff McCauslandPresenter
Marjorie Blanchard, Ph.D., Master of Science in Executive Leadership faculty at the University of San Diego, has earned a worldwide reputation as an accomplished management consultant, a best-selling author, and an entrepreneur. She is the co-recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year award from Cornell University.
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Break                                   
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch                                   
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Behind the Scenes at Sea World (Field Experience)
For more than 50 years, SeaWorld has been a leading marine zoological park, delivering personal, interactive, and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and enabling guests to celebrate, connect with, and care for the natural world we share.
What leadership skills does it take to run the shows and attractions at SeaWorld while maintaining the core commitment to animal care and well-being, conservation, and education? Speak with experts in animal care and training, as well as those behind the scenes in production, operations, culinary, and communications, to gain insights that are applicable to leading your school district.
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Wine and Cheese Reception

Saturday, February 21

7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. General Session: Leading Change             
Is your workplace changing at a dizzying clip? New procedures, technology, and initiatives are exciting in principle, but are can be disruptive. Most change efforts require significant adjustments in how your team members get work done, and you need their buy-in and commitment. Roughly 70% of change efforts fail or get derailed for predictable reasons. Learn how to use this predictability to minimize the risks associated with change. 
Jeff McCauslandPresenter
Patricia Zigarmi, Ed.D., Master of Science in Executive Leadership faculty at the University of San Diego, is a highly regarded leadership and change management coach, experienced businesswoman, and coauthor of the best seller, Leadership and the One Minute Manager

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits

Earn up to 11.5 CPE credits in the Personal Development field of study by signing the attendance verification sheets at each session and completing the course evaluations (available online after the conference).

ASBO International is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

The instructional delivery method for educational sessions is Group - Live, and no prerequisites or advance preparations are necessary for participation, unless otherwise indicated. ASBO staff monitors attendance at educational sessions offering CPE credit. Individuals who have not signed in or have not stayed for the requisite amount of time are not offered the opportunity to earn credit. 

Complaint Resolution and Refund Policy
Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaint resolution and refunds, contact our offices at:

ASBO International
11401 North Shore Drive
Reston, VA  20190
866.682.2729 x7080

SFO Recertification Contact Hours

Earn up to 11.5 SFO recertification contact hours. Remember to use the SFO Contact Hours Record in your registration packet and have the presenter or ASBO staff initial next to each session you attend.