• MoASBO Network

    MoASBO encourages you to take advantage of the eLearning opportunities available to members and non-members. Each month, you will have webinar options to expand your knowledge.

     

    We understand that as school business professionals your time to brush up on the latest information, industry trends, and best practices is limited. Stay current on hot topics from the convenience of your home or office computer with access to one-hour webinars taught by school business subject-matter experts.

     

    MoASBO members receive six webinars at no cost. Participation fee is $45 per webinar for non-members and $35 for active members who participate in more than six webinars. An invoice will be provided via email to participants with fees charged. 

    Not a member? Join today to access live and recorded webinars, and all of our other exciting benefits.

     

    Sessions that qualify for CPE credit are designated with an asterisk (*). Sessions are subject to change without notification. 

    Credits and contact hours:

    Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits will be awarded to CPAs seeking CPE credit who attend a designated session(s)and participate in polling questions to complete attendance monitoring mechanisms during the session(s). Download CPE Sessions Here

     

    Webinar Date

     Webinar Topic

    Description

    Presenter(s)

    January 10

    10 -11 AM

     

    How to Excel with Accounting Functions

    This session will demonstrate the popular financial functions; including V-LOOKUP, SUMIF(S), conditional formatting, and other tips and tricks to save time.

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    Robyn Presley, Business manager, North Carolina Public Schools

     

    January 23

    10 -11 AM

    More than Numbers: The importance of Superintendent and Finance Officer (CFO) Working Relationship

    Managing relationships is a critical role for all leaders. Expected outcomes depend on the leader’s ability to set clear performance expectations (outcomes), improve financial operations and avoid leadership pitfalls.

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    Rodney Jackson, Accounting director, Fayette County School District in Kentucky 

    February 2

    10 - 11 AM

     

    *Business and Communications – Stronger Together

    This session will explore how to work effectively with your district’s communication department and community leaders to improve public understanding and support.

    Objectives:

    1. Identify how strategic communications can help improve public understanding 

    2. Explain the link between communications and business 

    3. Illustrate the core ideas and best practices to improve your standing 

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    Patty Camery, director of Finance, Frederick County Public School in Virginia 

    Frederick County Public School Communication Director

    February 14

    10 - 11 AM

    How to Keep Your Staff Current and Protected Against Cyberattacks

    The U.S. Department of Education, the IRS, and other organizations are constantly warning us about cyberattacks and, in fact, cyberattacks within school districts are on the rise. Learn about some of the recent cyberattacks affecting school districts and the internal controls needed to better protect your district against cyber criminals.

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    Scott Wightman,Executive area vice president, Gallagher

    March 28

    10 -11 AM

    Highly Effective Habits of a Finance Officer

    This 60-minute webinar will explore the responsibilities of a finance officer, the policies and practices needed to achieve success, and basic habits that could lead to your district’s financial struggles.

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    Emily Sobczak, partner, Green Finney Cauley, LLP

    April 4

    10 - 11 AM

    Retirement Savings Options

    What is the best method for education professionals to supplement their retirement savings? This session will explore several supplemental savings options to help determine which plan might be best for you.

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    Paul Arvin, Retirement specialist, American Fidelity  

    May 30

    10 - 11 AM

    Back to School Readiness Event - Pinnacle Project Highlight

     

    In July, Paola USD 368 holds a back-to-school community event providing their students with support and resources in preparation for a successful school year. In this webinar, Jimmy Hay, a 2020 Pinnacle Awardee will share the scope of his back-to-school event and allow MoASBO members to ask questions.

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    Jimmy Hay, director of Business, Unified School District

    To view past webinars, please visit the archive page.