Additional Member Services
CASBO offers plentiful opportunities for earning the necessary continuing education credits today’s business officials need. The Fall, Winter and Spring, one-day workshops provide outstanding professional development training such as time management, technology and management techniques that you can put to use immediately. Mentorship and Leadership Academies are offered to provide extensive training especially geared toward members' needs. CASBO’s programs are designed to be beneficial to your support and ancillary staff.
Please click here for information and to register for upcoming events.
CASBO has gathered together in one place, information from vendor member companies that offer goods and services.
This listserv is for the exclusive use of paid Active members and invited guests. The primary purposes of the listserv are to communicate CASBO membership business, share school district experience, and provide a public forum for our members. Although our vendor members are not included on this list, it's safe to assume that vendors have access to the list.
For those new to the school business official position, a mentorship program is offered. A mentee will be matched with an experienced business official who will provide many of the necessary “how-to” skills and procedures. This mentor will serve as an advisor to assist in the transition. Mentorship educational sessions are geared especially to meet participants’ needs. The Mentorship Academy - a series of 2-hour education sessions presented by experienced business managers – click on Calendar of Events to register.
You have questions - we have answers. CASBO members have volunteered to serve as a resource to fellow members in answering questions related to various aspects of the job.
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Legislative and regulatory changes can have a great impact on the business management of schools. CASBO monitors such changes, provides input as appropriate, and strives to keep members up-to-date. CASBO works cooperatively with related organizations to coordinate advocacy efforts. During the legislative session, links will be provided to track pertinent proposed legislation.
CASBO is dedicated to acknowledging exemplary business managers and their service to the betterment of education for the students of Connecticut. CASBO has three recognition awards—Connecticut Celebrated School Business Official Award, Rising Star Award and Best Practices Award. Nominate yourself or a colleague today!
IT Directors and staff may join CASBO as associate members. Workshops, webinars, and a listserv dedicated to payroll interests are available for these members. Dues are $250 and include the registration fee for payroll members and staff for the workshops and webinars.
Payroll staff may join CASBO as associate members. Workshops, webinars, and a listserv dedicated to payroll interests are available for these members. Dues are $250 and include the registration fee for payroll members and staff for the workshops and webinars.
Procurement Cards, or p-Cards, have existed in the private and public sectors for many years. They represent an evolution of the credit card brought about by applying new technology to an emerging e-commerce world that now includes schools. What makes a p-Card unique is that it was created to maximize the benefits for schools.
Are you charging enough for the use of school facilities by outside groups? Do you know? To download the facility use calculator spreadsheet, click here. Thanks to SchoolDude for the use of this resource.
CASBO collects a great deal of information on districts from salaries to budgets to software use. Reports are available to full and regular members.
You'll find helpful information on topic that were discussed via the listserv or are the subject of frequently asked questions.