Awards

The Gary E. Reeser Memorial Award

Each year at the PASBO annual conference, PASBO presents the Gary E. Reeser Memorial Award to an outstanding member who has exemplified professionalism, leadership and innovation in the field of school business management. In addition to the contributions and dedication to PASBO, the community service achievements of the nominees are weighed.
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PASBO Awards of Achievement

The PASBO Awards of Achievement acknowledge the creators of successful proposals, practices or publications in all areas of school management and education. The program is open to any active PASBO member, active school entity, employee or group of active school entity employees in administrative or support areas. Members serving on the PASBO Board of Directors or the Awards Committee are ineligible.
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PASBO Award of Excellence in School Facilities

The PASBO Award of Excellence in School Facilities and the PASBO Gold Award of Excellence in School Facilities is a recognition program jointly sponsored by PASBO and SchoolDude. This awards program has been created to recognize outstanding operations in facility management, encourage best practices that result in efficiencies in K-12 non-instructional administration and share knowledge to improve personnel skills.
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PASBO Award of Excellence in School Purchasing Operations

The PASBO Materials Management Committee and the Board of Directors have created The PASBO Award of Excellence in School Purchasing Operations (AOESPO). The design of the award allows any size LEA to apply for recognition in this field. The awardÂ’s emphasis is based on the Best Practices in Purchasing as identified by the PASBO Materials Management Committee and the Board of Directors. This program is jointly sponsored by PASBO and Keystone Purchasing Network.
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PASBO School Business Credentialing Hall Of Fame

The PASBO School Business Credentialing Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have earned all three credentials awarded by the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO) - Professional Registration, all 10 Certificates of Enhanced Qualifications, and the Wilkes University Master’s Degree in School Business Leadership. Hall of Fame inductees are:
 
  • Julie Bauer, PRSBA, Business Manager/Board Secretary, Crawford County CTC (2013)
  • Loree Lonsinger, PRSBA, Assistant Business Manager, Avon Grove SD (2013)
  • Joni Mansmann, PRSBA, Director of Business & Finance, Canon-McMillan SD (2013)
  • Barbara Richard, PRSBA, Assistant to the Superintendent for HR & Public Relations, Kutztown Area SD (2013)
  • Paul Schott, PRSBA, Business Manager/Board Treasurer, Gateway SD (2013)
  • Mary Childress, PRSBA, Business Manager, South Eastern SD (2015)

ASBO International Awards

Each fall, the Association of School Business Officials International honors outstanding school business administrators with the Eagle Program Awards. These awards recognize members' significant contributions to the community, school and profession. Recipients receive a leadership training seminar at the Eagle Program Institute for School Business Administrators, an eagle statue and a college scholarship to present to a deserving high school student. The Eagle Program Awards Program is sponsored by Siemens Building Technologies, Landis Division.

The Pinnacle Awards are presented annually by the Association to four individuals who have created outstanding practices, proposals or publications that enhance the school business management profession. Pinnacle of Achievement recipients receive a cash prize and a crystal pinnacle award, and their submissions are published in the association's magazine, School Business Affairs. The recipient of the highest honor, the Pinnacle of Excellence, also receives $5,000 worth of furniture for his or her school district. The Pinnacle Awards Program is sponsored by Virco Mfg. Corporation.

The Meritorious Budget Awards Program was established by the Association of School Business Officials International to encourage and recognize excellence in school system budgeting. This comprehensive program teaches school business administrators the latest in school system budget presentation techniques. Participants build solid skills in developing, analyzing and presenting a school system budget. Those who successfully complete this program receive the prestigious Meritorious Budget Award; enhance the credibility of their budget with their superintendent, school board and community; and boost the professionalism of their budget staff.

PASBO Annual Conference Scholarship

Calling all NEW PASBO members! If you have been an active or associate member of PASBO for less than three years and have never attended a PASBO Annual Conference, this is your opportunity! PASBO has partnered with AXA Advisors - Equitable to offer ten scholarships.
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