With our role as stewards of public resources comes a demand for accountability, transparency and integrity. A formal set of professional standards is required now more than ever.
CASBO recognizes its vital role in supporting the education of students as well as supporting the instructional program and student achievement. CASBO further recognizes that its members are both mentors and evolving leaders in their individual fields of school business and, as such, are essential to the success of education.
As leaders, the need for high standards and professional business practices is crucial for all aspects of school operations. The action of the school business professional directly affects school districts, county offices of education, charter schools and other education organizations, as well as the local community, parents and students.
It is the goal of CASBO to delineate guiding principles via these professional standards to assist its members in understanding their individual roles, to provide tenets for daily practice that produce positive results, and to ensure that school business officials understand and demonstrate their abilities to: