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2019 Spring Conference, Annual Meeting and Trade Show
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2019 Spring Conference, Annual Meeting and Trade Show

3/27/2019 to 3/28/2019
When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:30 AM
Where: Scheman Center
Ames, Iowa 
United States
Contact: Marsha Tangen

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

4:00 – 6:00 pm  - P Card users meeting



Wednesday, March 27, 2019


7:30 am           Registration


8:15     Opening comments by President Kelleher

            Introduction of Colorado ASBO member

            Introduction of Ed Chabal, candidate for ASBO President


8:30     Annual Meeting – Board Election, Professional Leadership Award, Retirees Honored      


9:15     The Freak Factor – David Rendall


10:45   Vendor Show



School Level Reporting Update – Cline

Board Secretary 101.5 – Panel discussion (Morrison, Trudo, Engel, VanWey) – 2 hours

Board Secretary/Board Relationships– Heiligenthal, IASB

The Freak Factory – David Rendall

Where to find…. – Ragias and Evans (waiting on addl input)

Credit Strategy for SAVE Revenue Bonds – Revised S&P Criteria– Owen Gerard, PFM

Importance of Financial Planning and Budget on Personal level – Steve Harder, Horace Mann

Identify and manage risk in your transportation operation - IPSIP

Internal Control – Doing the Right Thing – Schroeder

Special Audits – Lessons Learned - Schroeder, Schwartzentruber, Morrison, Waddell, Newbold, Subra

Cracker Barrel – Tips and Tricks – Grant Wood software – Lawson,Bruce,Raue hosts

Speed Learning:

·         Efficiencies in the business officeCedar Rapids Office

·         Visitor check-in software – Christie Van Wey

SBRC  Overview – Cline

Easy to Use Presentation Tips and Tricks– Cheryl Risen, Heartland AEA

Cracker Barrel – Tips and Tricks – Software Unlimited – North host

RFPs and Bidding – Haindfield

Safety/Security – Michael Hacker, Bray and Assoc.

Top Facility Issues – Rob Olsen DE (waiting on addl input)

Facility Planning and Construction Project Tips and Practices – Kelleher


Fun Run/Walk - Subra

Perfect Games Bowling



Thursday, March 28, 2019


6:45 am           Breakfast


7:30     Regional Directors Breakfast


8:30     Iowa School Business Management Academy Announcements


8:45     General Session – Executive Guide to Getting What You Want Without Giving Up What You Want       – Wade


10:15   DE Update – Cooley

            Public Purpose – Cooley


11:45   Lunch

            (Mentors and Mentees to meet during lunch)




Student Activity Funds and Technology-DE Applications/Resources



Your Signature Culture - Jerome Wade

Making Google communicate for you - Speck          

10 Secrets of Life and Disability Plans that can Make or Break Your Benefit Plan – Ott, NIS

Financial reporting to the board – Bobek and Fettkether

All Together Now:  Successfully partnering with your 403b and 457 Providers – Linda Blinn, Voya

Getting your hands on an ESSA report card – Gary Sinclair, Forecast5 

How to control costs through the use of IT – Lenhardt

The Comprehensive Financial Report and what it can do for your district – Chabal and Bloom

Cracker Barrel – Fiscal challenges facing all districts- Hogan host

Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse:  What school leaders should know – Liz Cox and Amy Patterson, Jester Ins.

Cracker Barrel – How districts utilize operational sharing – Subra host

Cracker Barrel – Networking for Shared SBOs – Weepie host