Professional Development

Build enduring skills. Excel in your discipline.
Benefit from a lasting investment … in YOU.

CASBO is professional development. It’s at the heart of our existence … and we’re good at it!

That’s why our catalog covers a wide variety of topics and strives to fulfill the learning needs of California school business professionals like you.

With expert instructors who provide content that evolves in direct response to our state’s budget and policy changes, you’ll receive in-depth training on today’s foremost topics in educational leadership. And you’ll leave with solutions you can immediately implement in the real world.

But that’s not all! String together a handful of these workshops, combine them with your prior experience and education, and you’ll be CASBO-certified in no time at all!

Take a look at our offerings, and add up the benefits to your career, your organization and the students you serve. Then make the best decision you’ve made all day: the decision to invest in you.

Please Note: A faxed registration form or PO number does not constitute an order. In order to ensure a first-come, first-served spot at the table, all registrations must be completed online. Thank you!



Need assistance with Professional Development? Here is who to contact:

Melissa Martinez

Professional Development Specialist
(916) 504-2252

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Upcoming Events

  (SOLD OUT) Contracts - 8/21/2019 - Santa Clara COE

Santa Clara COE - Gilroy Conference Room

Wednesday - August 21, 2019
  Sacramento Section School Risk Management & Compliance: Back-to-School Basics

School Insurance Authority

Wednesday - August 28, 2019
  Pupil Attendance Accounting for School Site Personnel - 9/4/2019 - San Diego COE South County Regional Education Center

San Diego COE South County Regional Education Center

Wednesday - September 04, 2019
  Legal Aspects & hands-on Accounting for Student Body Organizations - 9/5/2019 - San Diego - South County Regional Education

San Diego - South County Regional Education

Thursday - September 05, 2019
  Public Works Simplified - 09/06/19 - Humboldt COE Sequoia Conference Center

Humboldt COE - Sequoia Conference Center

Friday - September 06, 2019
  Pupil Attendance Accounting for School Site Personnel - 09/09/2019 - Folsom-Cordova USD

Folsom Cordova USD

Monday - September 09, 2019
  Public Works Simplified - 09/10/19 - San Luis Obispo COE

San Luis Obispo COE

Tuesday - September 10, 2019
  Legal Requirements for Human Resources & Payroll Records - 09/10/19 - San Mateo COE

San Mateo COE

Tuesday - September 10, 2019
  Payroll Boot Camp 9/11-13, 2019 - Sonoma COE

Sonoma Count Office of Education

Wednesday - September 11, 2019
  Pupil Attendance Accounting for School Site Personnel - 9/12/2019 - Sonoma COE

Sonoma COE - Redwood Rooms A, B, and C

Thursday - September 12, 2019
  Food Service & Child Nutrition 9/13/19 San Luis Obispo COE

San Luis Obispo COE

Friday - September 13, 2019
  Purchasing 101 & 201 - 9/16/19 - Fairfield-Suisun USD

Fairfield-Suisun USD

Monday - September 16, 2019
  Management & Supervision 101 - 9/17/2019 - Shasta COE

Shasta COE

Tuesday - September 17, 2019
  Management and Supervision 101 - 09/17/19 - San Luis Obispo COE

San Luis Obispo COE

Tuesday - September 17, 2019
  Payroll Boot Camp 9/17-19, 2019 - El Dorado COE Tuesday - September 17, 2019
Advanced Budgeting adds an in-depth perspective to the budget development process. Workshop topics include a brief review of California school budgets; a review of responsibilities, policies and calendars; the budget building pyramid approach; the school budget development process; steps in budget development; revenues; expenditures; position control; multi-year forecasting; monitoring and reporting on the budget during the fiscal year; budget documents; and budget presentations. Who should attend:
  • Superintendents
  • Chief business officials
  • Chief financial officers
  • Instructional leaders
  • Budget development staff
  • Business office staff
Michael Johnston, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services for Clovis Unified School District, is a CASBO Past President and a certified Chief Business Official through the association. Johnston has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting, and a Master of Science Degree in Educational Leadership and Supervision. With 20 years of experience in public education finances and management under his belt, Johnston brings a wealth of expertise to the development and presentation of the Advanced Budgeting workshop series, while also presenting throughout the state at the Human Resources Academy for the Association of Certificated School Administrators (ACSA).
CASBO is committed to offering timely, relevant professional development to its members. We also welcome your feedback. If you’d like to request or recommend a specific workshop topic and/or presenter, please don’t hesitate to send us your thoughts. Please send any feedback or requests to