Partners Advisory Webinars/Videos

Smart partners. Smart schools.

CASBO partners serve as thought leaders for the members of our school business network by sharing valuable information that promotes your professional development.

If you want even more great training ... that's FREE, try one of our partner-hosted webinars! Watch your inbox for announcements about upcoming sessions, or view recorded webinars here any time you like.

It's a great way to get solutions to the everyday challenges you face, as well as guidance from our trusted advisors!

 


Staples - Solving the Student-Transportation Conundrum: Ensuring the Safety of Students, Drivers and Support Staff
School buses transport 26 million students each year. Watch CASBO Premier Plus Partner Staples' webinar to learn more about the challenge of transporting them safely to and from school, and get best practices and solutions to reduce both students' and drivers' risks.
Webinar 12/1/2020


Keenan & Associates - COVID-19: Suicide Prevention During the 2020 Holiday Season
Depression, which is strongly associated with suicide, often increases as the holidays approach. Watch CASBO Premier Plus Partner Keenan & Associates' webinar to hear suicide intervention expert Dr. Scott Poland discuss practical solutions for dealing with upcoming holiday depression this year.
Webinar 10/21/2020


Cisco - Video for the Classroom
Listen in as CASBO Premier Partner Cisco presents a webinar explaining how your district can optimize video for distance and hybrid learning models to improve the learning experience.
Webinar 10/6/2020


American Fidelity - COVID-19: Pandemic Response Mistakes That Could Cost Employers Real Money
Get some best practices for helping your district comply with and communicate about pandemic-related regulations in this recorded webinar from CASBO Strategic Alliance Partner American Fidelity.
Webinar 10/1/2020


ForeFront Power - COVID-19: An Opportunity to Save With Solar + Storage
Mitigate the financial effects of COVID-19 by saving your schools from high utility costs. See how your district can invest in clean energy and save money, while equipping your facilities with real-world learning experiences at the same time, in this recorded webinar from CASBO Premier Partner ForeFront Power.
Webinar 9/24/2020


Keenan & Associates - COVID-19: One Month Mental Health Check-In With School Staff and Students
Watch CASBO Premier Plus Partner Keenan & Associates' webinar to hear school crisis expert Dr. Scott Poland discuss coping strategies your district can tap into to support the mental health needs of your staff and students during the pandemic.
Webinar 9/21/2020


CDW Government LLC - District-Wide Take Home ... Now What?
Listen in as CASBO Premier Plus Partner CDW-G and their partner Hayes Software Systems present best practices and tools to mitigate loss and ensure student safety when it comes to your district's distance learning technology.
Webinar 8/25/2020


Dannis Woliver Kelley - Title IX Overhaul: Keeping Up With Federal Regulatory Changes
Watch CASBO Premier Partner Dannis Woliver Kelley's recorded webinar to learn about recent changes to Title IX that affect how K-12 institutions address sex discrimination in schools.
Webinar 8/11/2020


CDW Government LLC - School Reopening: Remote Learning & Hybrid Classrooms
Watch CASBO Premier Plus Partner CDW-G's recorded webinar to hear considerations for different school reopening scenarios and get insights and resources for implementing different classroom and learning models.
Webinar 7/29/2020


Dannis Woliver Kelley - Software, Desks and Hand Sanitizer: Adapt During the 2020-21 School Year With Alternate Procurement
Watch CASBO Premier Partner Dannis Woliver Kelley's recorded webinar to learn about alternate procurement options and how you can use them in an effective and compliant manner.
Webinar 7/20/2020


California Schools VEBA - Addressing the Budget Crunch in the Middle of a Pandemic
Watch CASBO Premier Partner California Schools VEBA's recorded webinar to see how a funded health reimbursement arrangement can help your district solve its budget woes during changing times.
Webinar 7/15/2020


CDW Government LLC - E-rate Overview & Updates
Watch CASBO Premier Plus Partner CDW-G's recorded webinar to see how you can maximize E-rate funding to better support the essential need for internet connectivity in your district.
Webinar 6/30/2020


Direct Energy Business - Leveraging Offsite Renewables for Sustainability
As districts navigate the effects of climate change with increasing frequency, many are setting aggressive decarbonization goals. Watch CASBO Strategic Alliance Partner Direct Energy Business's recorded webinar to learn how your district can leverage offsite renewables to achieve its sustainability goals.
Webinar 6/17/2020


Raymond James - COVID-19 2020, Now What?! What's on the Horizon for California K-12 Education Facilities Finance
Watch CASBO Premier Partner Raymond James' recorded webinar to get insight into the political and financial considerations your district should know about education facilities finance in the COVID-19 era.
Webinar 6/3/2020


COLBI - FEMA Funding and Cal OES: What We Know Now and How to Track Costs
Watch CASBO Premier Plus Partner COLBI's recorded webinar to get best practices for tracking and documenting COVID-19 expenses with the expectation of future reporting & audits.
Webinar 5/28/2020


ENGIE - Energy Resiliency for Your District: How to Define It and Where to Begin
Watch CASBO Premier Plus Partner ENGIE's recorded webinar to learn about energy-effective solutions and strategies so you can begin to design a framework for energy resiliencey based on your district's needs.
Webinar 5/19/2020


Dannis Woliver Kelley - The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Impacts on Local Education Agencies
Watch CASBO Premier Partner Dannis Woliver Kelley's recorded webinar to get best practices to guide you through the process of lawfully and effectively complying with the FFCRA so you can better manage employee absences as you prepare to bring back workers and reopen offices and school sites.
Webinar 5/5/2020


ForeFront Power - Renewable Energy Foundations
Get a head start on your renewable energy procurement journey. Whether your district is just starting out or is already a seasoned solar customer, this pre-recorded webinar from CASBO Premier Partner ForeFront Power will provide you with valuable insight into today’s solar and storage market.
Webinar 4/30/2020


Cisco - Successfully Implementing a District-Wide Video Solution
Listen in as CASBO Premier Partner Cisco presents a webinar on the things your district should consider when making its strategic decisions for district-wide video deployment and partnerships.
Webinar 4/23/2020


American Fidelity - COVID-19 and Your Employees: Impacts on Leave and Benefits
Get an overview of the federal legislation enacted due to the COVID-19 crisis and how it affects your district's employer responsibilities in this recorded webinar from CASBO Strategic Alliance Partner American Fidelity.
Webinar 4/9/2020


Dannis Woliver Kelley - Don't Miss Out on Design-Build
Watch CASBO Premier Partner Dannis Woliver Kelley's recorded webinar to get an overview of the design-build project delivery method and the major considerations you'll need to know if your district is thinking about undertaking this type of project.
Webinar 3/17/2020


CDW Government LLC - The State of Ransomware in Education
Watch CASBO Premier Plus Partner CDW-G's recorded webinar to learn more about current ransomware trends and the ways your district can combat it. (This was the second of two webinars presented by CDW-G in Spring 2020; click here to listen to the first webinar.)
Webinar 3/3/2020


CDW Government LLC - Schools & Libraries (E-rate) Program
Watch CASBO Premier Plus Partner CDW-G's recorded webinar to see how your district can maximize its E-rate funding to better support its ever-expanding needs for network connectivity. (This was the first of two webinars presented by CDW-G in Spring 2020; click here to listen to the second webinar.)
Webinar 2/11/2020


ForeFront Power - Solar Development 201: From Construction to Commissioning
Watch CASBO Premier Partner ForeFront Power's recorded webinar to learn the steps, processes and workflow that take place during the execution and implementation phases of a solar and storage project. (This was the second webinar in a two-part series presented by ForeFront Power; click here to view the first recorded session.)
Webinar 1/28/2020


Direct Energy Business - Educating Without Electricity: Defining a Path Towards Energy Resilience
Watch CASBO Strategic Alliance Partner Direct Energy Business's recorded webinar to learn how you can achieve energy resilience in the face of deliberate power interruptions. (This was the third in a series of webinars presented by Direct Energy Business in Fall 2019; click here to view the first and second recorded sessions.)
Webinar 11/13/2019


American Fidelity - Putting HRAs and HSAs to Work for You
Watch CASBO Strategic Alliance Partner American Fidelity's recorded webinar to learn how to use health reimbursement arrangements and health savings accounts to implement a health benefit strategy that works for your district.
Webinar 11/8/2019


ForeFront Power - Solar Development 101: From Contract to Construction
Watch CASBO Premier Partner ForeFront Power's recorded webinar to hear representatives share what happens after a solar and energy storage contract is signed, including key steps in the process. (This was the first webinar in a two-part series presented by ForeFront Power; click here to view the second recorded session.)
Webinar 10/29/2019


Direct Energy Business - Contracting for Energy Supply: Purchasing Considerations
Watch CASBO Strategic Alliance Partner Direct Energy Business's recorded webinar to learn the contracting considerations you should know before you buy to ensure your purchasing objectives are met. (This was the second in a series of webinars presented by Direct Energy Business in Fall 2019; click here to view the first and third recorded sessions.)
Webinar 10/16/2019


Direct Energy Business - The PG&E Bankruptcy and What It Means for Californians
What drove California's largest utility into bankruptcy and what could it mean for your district? For a review of the conditions which set the stage, the status of the current bankruptcy proceedings, and what it all means for California consumers, watch the webinar presented by CASBO Strategic Alliance Partner Direct Energy Business, and listen in as they discuss what this all means for renewable energy, natural gas and customer choice in California. (This was the first in a series of webinars presented by Direct Energy Business in Fall 2019; click here to view the second and third recorded sessions.)
Webinar 9/4/2019


ForeFront Power - Simplifying Solar and Storage Procurement With SPURR - Part II
Watch CASBO Premier Partner ForeFront Power's recorded webinar to hear representatives further discuss solar and storage procurement, including incentives, utilities vs. renewables, and what to look for in a solar savings analysis. (This was the second in a two-part series presented by ForeFrontPower; click here to watch Part 1, recorded on June 12, 2019.)
Webinar 8/7/2019


ForeFront Power - Simplifying Solar and Storage Procurement With SPURR - Part I
State mandates have increasingly made renewable energy and efficiency projects a priority for districts, while federal and state incentive programs are making projects more accessible and affordable. CASBO Premier Partner ForeFront Power invites you to watch its recorded webinar to learn the myriad of options available to public schools, not all of which are created equal. (This was the first in a two-part series presented by ForeFront Power; click here to watch Part II, recorded on Aug. 7, 2019.)
Webinar 6/12/2019


Direct Energy Business - Making Energy Work for Your School
With the emergence of Community Choice Aggregators, another PG&E bankruptcy, and the expansion of the Direct Access program, there have never been more ways for schools to procure their energy. To learn how your district can navigate California's deregulated energy landscape control and reduce its electricity costs, watch the webinar presented by CASBO Strategic Alliance Partner Direct Energy Business, and listen in as they discuss how you can achieve budget certainty and savings with energy deregulation.
Webinar 5/30/2019


ENGIE Services U.S. - Ahead of the Curve: Climate Change Solutions and Strategies
Explore the variety of options available to school districts to help address the effects of climate change ... and lead by example. To limit your district's environmental impact and empower the next generation in preserving and advancing their world, watch the webinar presented by CASBO Premier Partner ENGIE Services U.S., and listen to the discussion about solutions and strategies to mitigate climate change and rising utility costs. (This was the second in a two-part series presented by ENGIE Services U.S.; click here to watch Part 1, recorded on Feb. 27, 2019.)
Webinar 3/27/2019


ENGIE Services U.S. - Ahead of the Curve: Climate Change, Policy Change and Your District
Learning how to navigate the potential effects of climate change on your district operations can help you improve your facilities and reduce operating costs. To get an in-depth look at California legislation on clean energy and how it applies to (and can be taken advantage of by) K-12 districts, watch the webinar presented by CASBO Premier Partner ENGIE Services U.S., and listen to the discussion about potential policy changes and their effects on schools, as well as available funding sources that can help your district be more resilient and efficient. (This was the first in a two-part series presented by ENGIE Services U.S.; click here to watch Part 2, recorded on Mar. 27, 2019.)
Webinar 2/27/2019


Horace Mann - Student Loan Solutions
Helping your employees understand their student loan options can in turn help them plan for a successful financial future. It can also help you boost morale, increase productivity and retain employees. If you'd like to know more about how your district can help your employees navigate the solutions that might be available to them, watch the webinar presented by CASBO Premier Plus Partner Horace Mann, and listen in as they discuss student loan solutions and how you can help your employees relieve some of their financial burden.
Webinar 2/5/2019