Recommended Training Options for School Business Professional (SBP) Certification

There are three levels of SBP Certification:

Schools Business Professional I

Training: 60 hours of continuing education units (CEUs) earned at an accredited university or community college or through an approved professional development provider*

Experience: A minimum of three years of experience in an education-related position OR two years of experience in a management or supervisory position

Education: High school diploma/GED

School Business Professional II

Training: 60 hours of CEUs earned at an accredited university or community college or through an approved professional development provider

Experience: A minimum of three years of experience in an education-related management or supervisory position OR two years of experience in a management or supervisory position

Education: A minimum of two years of post-high school education

School Business Professional III

Training: 60 hours of CEUs earned at an accredited university or community college or through an approved professional development provider

Experience: A minimum of five years of experience in an education-related management or supervisory position OR two years of experience in a management or supervisory position

Education: A bachelor’s or graduate degree from an accredited university

The training requirements for all three levels are the same. You can satisfy them by completing these classes (60 CEUs):

  • CASBO Workshop: Introduction to School Business (6.5 CEUs)
    • Satisfies a Core requirement for the SBP Certification
  • CASBO Workshop: Management and Supervision 101 (6.5 CEUs)
    • Satisfies the Core requirement for Management and Supervision
  • CASBO Workshop: Principles of School Law (6.5 CEUs)
    • Satisfies the Core requirement for School Law
  • CASBO Workshop: Budget Basics and Beyond (6.5 CEUs)
    • Satisfies the Core requirement for School Finance and Budgeting
  • CASBO Workshops: Complete any workshop listed in the CASBO Professional Development Course Catalog to satisfy remaining hours (34 CEUs).
    Recommended courses to satisfy the Elective requirements:

    • Payroll Concepts (6.5 CEUs)
    • Leaves of Absence (3.5 CEUs)
    • Emotional Intelligence: The Art of Personnel Management (6.5 CEUs)
    • Purchasing 101 & 102 (6.5 CEUs)
    • Effective Slides & Visuals (6.5 CEUs)
    • Collective Bargaining (3.5 CEUs)

*CEUs earned at the university or community college level are valid indefinitely; CEUs earned through an approved professional development provider are valid for four years.

Need assistance with CASBO School Business Professional Certification?

Katie Altamura

Professional Development Specialist, Certifications

certification@casbo.org

(916) 562-2505