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Boot Camp is held annually for those new to the SBO profession. Sessions include Finance Basics, End of Year Items, Payroll Processing & Reporting, Special Education, Chart of Accounting Coding. It is a required session for those in the Initial Authorization program.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/19/2020
When: Friday, 06/19/2020
8:00 AM
Where: Gateway Hotel & Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Dr
Ames, Iowa  50014
United States
Contact: Tara Anderson

Online registration is available until: 6/8/2020
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How to Survive the First Months of This New Job . . .

Join Iowa ASBO for the full day event with sessions designed specifically for the new School Business Official.


The IASBO Business Official's Boot Camp is an annual summer conference designed specifically for those new to the profession.  Sessions include Finance Basics, Special Education, Chart of Account Coding, End of the Year Items, Payroll Processing and IASBO Resources. 


Boot Camp is a required session for those with the Initial or Temporary SBO Authorization.  You must attend Boot Camp once in your two year training period.


Location – Gateway Hotel & Conference Center – Ames, IA

Member Cost - $90

Registration Deadline – June 8, 2020




AKA: How to survive the first months of this new job


Friday, June 19, 2020



8:00                 Registration, Rolls and Coffee                      


8:30 – 8:45      Welcome                          


8:45 – 9:45      Finance Basics                                   Shonna Trudo, Van Meter CSD

                                    School Funds           Your District’s Audit

                                    General Fund           Helpful Resources


9:45                 Break 


10:00 – 12:00  Special Education                             Bill Roederer – Department of Education


                                    End of year reporting

                                    Special Education Billings for tuition-in and tuition-out student

                                    Setting up your system for next year


12:00 - 12:45   Lunch


12:45 – 1:45    Payroll Processing & Reporting      Jana Speck – Cedar Falls CSD

                                    Electronic Payments

                                    Monthly and quarterly reporting requirements for taxes, IPERS, etc.      

           State & Federal web sites                                 


1:45                 Break


2:00 – 3:00      End of Year Items                             Trudy Pedersen – Storm Lake CSD


                                    Preparing for your audit


3:00 – 4:00      Chart of Account Coding                 Denise Ragias- Department of Education

                        What are all the funds for?

How to interpret those 20 numbers

Example of establishing appropriate new account numbers

CAR upload process


4:00 – 5:00        Reconciliation                                    Michelle Wearmouth – Dallas Center Grimes

                        (Required Initial Authorization Session)