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Thursday, July 27, 2017

School Operations Academy

Start Date: 7/27/2017 9:00 AM EDT
End Date: 7/28/2017 12:45 PM EDT

Venue Name: Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA  United States  16803

Organization Name: PASBO

Kimberly Pierich
Phone: 7175409551

Whether you are new to a position in school business, have recently taken on new responsibilities, or are looking to broaden your scope for career advancement, the School Operations Academy is your one-stop conference providing an introduction to key areas of school management. Repeat attendees are also encouraged to attend to pick up a different track to broaden your knowledge base. This program is designed as an entry-level training, but can also be useful as a refresher for experienced business professionals. 
A blend of common-interest and track-specific sessions at the basic level will provide an overview of business operations in a school entity. General sessions apply to all areas of school business management. Breakout sessions offer more specific technical information in the following fields:

  • Business
  • Facilities
  • Food Service
  • Transportation
Days Register by July 6 After July 6
July 27 & 28 MBR $220/NM $300 MBR $240/NM $320
July 27 Only MBR $145/NM $195 MBR $155/$205
July 28 Only MBR $90/NM$125 MBR $100/NM $135

AGENDA (Subject to change)
Thursday, July 27
9:00 – 9:45 am                   Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:45 – 10:15 am                 Welcome & Overview of the Academy, About PASBO
10:15 – 11:15 am               General Session: Introduction to Purchasing
11:30 am – 12:30 pm       General Session: Leadership in School Business Operations
12:30 – 1:30 pm                 Lunch
1:30 – 2:35 pm                   Concurrent Tracks (BS=Business, FC=Facilities, FS=Food Service, TR=Transportation)
BS           Accounting Basics
FC           Facilities Maintenance and Management
FS           Reviewing Food Service Basics
TR           Daily Operations, Procedures, & Audit Requirements
2:40 – 3:45 pm                   Concurrent Tracks
BS           Student Activities
FC           Capital Improvement and Construction 
FS           Navigating PEARS
TR           Staff Communication and Discipline in Transportation
3:55 – 5:00 pm                   Concurrent Tracks
BS           Finance & Investments
FC           Staff Communication and Discipline in Facilities
FS           Budget Preparation and Program Evaluation
TR           Transportation Safety
5:30 – 6:00 pm                   Reception & Networking            
6:00 – 8:00 pm                   Networking Dinner - Sponsored by Kades-Margolis
Friday, July 28
7:30 – 8:00 am                   Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 9:05 am                   Concurrent Tracks (BS=Business, FC=Facilities, FS=Food Service, TR=Transportation)
BS           Budgeting - Revenues
FC           Technology in Facilities
FS           Staff Communication and Discipline in Food Service
TR           PennDOT Regulations & School Bus Driver Training          
9:10 – 10:15 am                 Concurrent Tracks
BS           Budgeting - Expenditures
FC           Grounds Management & Housekeeping
FS           Ins & Outs of the Free & Reduced Program 
TR           Technology in Transportation
10:25 – 11:30 am               Concurrent Tracks
BS           Personnel Issues in the Business Office (FMLA, FLSA, WC & UC) 
FC           Environmental Safety
FS           Technology in Food Service
TR           Transportation Subsidies, Forms & Deadlines
11:35 am – 12:40 pm       Concurrent Tracks
BS           Technology in the Business Office
FC           Benchmarking and Data Management
FS           Purchasing & Donated Commodities      
TR           Benchmarking, Cost Savings & Best Practices
12:40 pm              Adjourn – Safe trip home! 

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 7/26/2017 8:00 AM

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