CASBO is pleased to announce the continuation of our CBO Training Program! Click the program titles to view details and register online. If you don't see a location that works for you, please contact us to let you know what programs are in the works and when they are anticipated to open!
Originally developed in partnership with the Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team, California County Superintendents Education Services Association, Association of California School Administrators, California School Boards Association, California's Coalition for Adequate School Housing and School Services of California, Inc., our CBO Training Program is a multi-week learning opportunity designed to ensure the success of future CBOs.
The program’s approach to training combines the experience and expertise of our seven organizations, each with a long history of successfully providing training to school business staff. Experienced and practicing CBOs, as well as other education professionals, have worked to develop and deliver the curriculum, with training hosted by a volunteering county office of education.
Our CBO Training Program curriculum includes everything a potential CBO needs to know in finance and budget, student transportation, food services, leadership roles, risk management, maintenance & operations, and more. Participants receive instruction in both written and oral communications; and the content is presented in an in-person lecture format, relying upon class discussion, small group projects, and out-of-class assignments/practical application.
Delivery Model and Cost
Each program is approximately 440 hours long, including outside homework and projects, following a three-module layout. Students may participate in one or more modules; and completion of two or more modules can be used to satisfy the requirements for a CASBO Certification. Full program tuition is $3,500 for all participants.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
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