Buyers Guide

Better than searching on the Internet. Easier to find than a business card.

Our Buyers Guide is a listing of products and services supplied by CASBO-associated businesses, organized within categories that match our 15 school business disciplines to make it easier than ever to find just what you need. We believe that how well you approach your job on a daily basis depends in part on having the best resources. If you have a budget, this is one resource that has your back!

 Nancy Anderson
 (562) 404-8029
ASCIP - the non-profit, member-owned JPA offering Property & Liability, Workers’ Compensation and Health Benefits programs. An owner controlled insurance for school construction is also available to reduce costs and for safer construction projects. ASCIP believes in stable rates and returning member equity. While affordable, broad coverage is provided, innovative, member-focused services, training and resources are delivered at no extra cost. www.ascip.org
 Janet Cardines
 (657) 217-3260
We help school districts secure, organize and manage permanent records with our records software and paper conversion services. Furthermore, with our edrecords.org software, we can help districts create an online records retention & compliance policy.
 Tiffany W. Apple
 (866) 891-9138 x121
KEV Group’s School Cash is a cloud-based solution designed to track every dollar flowing through schools. It is the only software available that fully integrates online payments, fee management, lunch payments, digital forms, and school-level accounting. The system ensures that schools and districts have the most secure and efficient management of their school activity funds possible. We set out to give precious time back to administrators, and the result was a comprehensive software suite.
 Dr. June Francis A. Rono
 (408) 386-6683
Business and management consulting services that includes bond program and project management services, cost avoidance services, training and compliance, charter school management, efficiency studies, failure analysis, school capacity analysis, and other business support services.
 Bob Manikas
 (630) 955-7666
Forecast5 Analytics provides decision support systems and applications for school business leaders. Forecast5's state-of-the-art analytics technology helps you identify strategic and financial opportunities with highly visual output in the areas of financial performance, compensation, enrollment/demographics and student performance. More than 1,900 school districts across the country use Forecast5 tools to maximize their data insights.
 Darin Ditmar
 (714) 483-1373
For more than 30 years, SchoolsFirst has been administering retirement plans for school employees and providing comprehensive and flexible Third Party Administration Services exclusively to school districts in the state of California. We currently partner with and serve over 300 school districts and County Offices throughout California. We offer and administer 403(b), 457(b), Roth 403(b), 401(a), and 3121 FICA Alternative Plans. SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, Member owned, financial cooperative that has been serving the financial needs of school employees and their families since 1934.
 Erica Gonzalez
 (415) 364-6841
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (“Stifel,” pronounced STEE-FUHL) is the leading underwriter of California and National K-12 school district bonds. We assist local districts in financing school facilities and technology improvements. We give back to communities we serve by providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors through Stifel's Fabric of Society essay competition and by supporting school-related foundations and functions with charitable contributions.
 Greg Berry
 (800) 531-6074
Municibid is a free and easy-to-use service for California Schools to auction surplus to the public via our online auction platform. You always keep 100% of the proceeds and you are never obligated to accept the results. With Municibid, you have complete control over the auction process. You will benefit from Municibid's comprehensive marketing program to ensure your items are in front of a huge audience of buyers. You'll also enjoy our personalized, high-level of customer service.
 Jeff Benjamin
 (800) 272-2962
Facilitron is a data-driven facilities management platform and marketplace that streamlines facility scheduling and the rental process of school and public spaces, while enabling insight into real-time cost and utilization data. The system allows school districts to showcase their facilities in an online catalog, process facility rentals and manage work orders and maintenance projects. Through an all-inclusive partnership, Facilitron provides its cloud-based software, setup and support with no direct costs to schools, allowing public spaces to be easily managed, listed, discovered and booked through the platform.
 Gema Ptasinski
 (626) 857-7300
CLA exists to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services. With more than 6,100 people, 120 U.S. locations, and a global affiliation, we promise to know you and help you.

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