All 2019-20 and some 2020-21 sessions of the CASBO Business Executives Leadership Program are in progress now. We've also just added an "all virtual" session to our 2020-21 calendar! Watch your inbox and this page for announcements about our training schedule.
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 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 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
The program is approximately 440 hours long, including outside homework and projects, and follows a two-session layout. Completion of the program can be used to satisfy the requirements for a CASBO Certification. Full program tuition is $5,400 for Organizational Subscriber Employee Members; and $6,400 for Career Builder Members and non-members.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
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