The Value of Membership

"I could not have survived 30 years in school business without the support I've received from ASBO. No matter how much you may think your problem is unique, it's not. I've always found support from colleagues facing the same issues no matter where they work, and I've shared solutions. We have a lot to learn from one another, so I value my memberships in Tri-State ASBO, New Hampshire ASBO, Vermont ASBO, and ASBO International."
 
—John Aubin, South Burlington School District, South Burlington, Vermont
Member since 1992

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Webinars

Take advantage of the latest in web-conferencing technology to stay current on hot topics from the convenience of your home or office computer. This members-only benefit provides timely and relevant educational content taught by experts in the field at no additional cost and allows you to interact with the presenter and your colleagues throughout the webinar.

CPE Information
To receive CPE credit for CPE-eligible webinars, attendees must:

  • Be logged into the webinar for at least 50 minutes;
  • Enter their first and last name upon entering the webinar (must match first/last name on registration); and
  • Answer at least three of the five polling questions throughout the webinar.

Registration and participation reports will be analyzed after the live webinar to confirm attendance and engagement and certificates will be awarded only to participants who have complied with the above requirements.

Click here for more information regarding education credits for ASBO International live webinars.


 

Advocacy 101 for the School Business Official

 

Thursday, June 27, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
CPE/SFO Contact Hours: 1.0
Field of Study: Business Law

Advocacy isn’t only about influencing laws or policies—especially in public education. As a school business official, you advocate for the needs of children every day by ensuring they have the resources they need to learn and succeed. Learn about several ways advocacy plays into the SBO’s role, regardless of where you serve. Plus, discover tips and tools to boost your advocacy leadership skills for any situation in this free webinar for ASBO International members. Whether you’re seeking to pass a bill, a bond initiative, or a budget, this webinar will show you how to further your cause.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define advocacy and understand how it can apply beyond influencing state/federal legislation.
  • Identify best practices in advocacy that can be applied to any challenge, situation, or cause.
  • Describe how school business officials can be effective advocacy leaders.
  • Learn how to utilize ASBO International’s resources, events, and peer network to develop your advocacy skills.

Presenter:

  • Noelle Ellerson Ng, ASBO International Legislative Liaison and AASA Associate Executive Director of Policy and Advocacy, Alexandria, VA
  • Sharie Lewis, CPA, Parkrose School District Director of Business Services & Operations, Portland, OR
  • Elleka Yost, ASBO International Government Affairs & Communications Manager, Ashburn, VA

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How the New Fiduciary Standards Impact Financial Statements

 

Thursday, July 25, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
CPE/SFO Contact Hours: 1.0

GASB Statement No. 84, Fiduciary Activities, is expected to have a significant effect on the financial statements of most school districts. This webinar will address the issue of classification from two perspectives. First, what activities should be reported as fiduciary funds versus what activities should be reported in the governmental funds? Once it is determined that an activity should be classified as a fiduciary funds what category should it be reported in—for example, a private-purpose trust fund or the new custodial fund?

In addition, this webinar will address accounting and financial issues associated with fiduciary activities that extend beyond classification issues. These topics include the liabilities that should be reported in a Statement of Fiduciary Net Position and the level of detail required in a Statement of Changes in Fiduciary Net Position. The webinar also will highlight relevant questions and answers from the new Implementation Guide on Fiduciary Activities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the requirements of Statement 84.
  • Exhibit a basic understanding of and relevant answers to questions contained in the Implementation Guide on Fiduciary Activities.
  • Explain the impacts that the new GASB literature on fiduciary activities will have on school districts.

Presenter:

  • David Bean, Director of Research and Technical Activities, Governmental Accounting Standards Board, Norwalk, CT

Register Today!


Save the Date for These Upcoming Webinars:

 

Communication Skills in the Business Office

 

Thursday, August 22, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
Save the Date! Registration open soon.
Presenter: Anya Randle, Director of Business Services, Assumption Parish School Board, Napoleonville, LA

Distributive Leadership

 

Thursday, September 26, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
Save the Date! Registration open soon.
Presenter: Earl Burke, Assistant Superintendent and CFO, Hinds County SD, Raymond, MS


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