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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

School Operations Academy

Start Date: 7/31/2018 9:00 AM EDT
End Date: 8/1/2018 12:45 PM EDT

Venue Name: Best Western Premier Hotel

800 East Park Drive
Harrisburg, PA  United States  17111

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
  • Human Resources
Days Register by July 10 After July 10
July 31 & Aug 1 MBR $220/NM $300 MBR $240/NM $320
July 31 Only MBR $145/NM $195 MBR $155/$205
Aug 1 Only MBR $90/NM$125 MBR $100/NM $135

AGENDA (Subject to change)
Tuesday, July 31
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: Organizing Your Day
HR           First Impressions – How to Build Critical Relationships
2:40 – 3:45 pm                   Concurrent Tracks
BS           Student Activities
FC           Capital Improvement and Construction 
FS           Navigating PEARS
TR           Audit Requirements
HR           Recordkeeping – What and When Do You Trash/Shred/Maintain
3:55 – 5:00 pm                   Concurrent Tracks
BS           Finance & Investments
FC           Housekeeping
FS           Budget Development & Program Analysis
TR           Transportation Safety
HR          Mandated Trainings – Who, What, When, Why, How
5:30 – 6:00 pm                   Reception & Networking - Sponsored by Kades-Margolis           
6:00 – 8:00 pm                   Networking Dinner 
Wednesday, August 1
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           How to Be Successful in Your Position
FS           Ins & Outs of the Free & Reduced Program (Part 1)
TR           PennDOT Regulations & School Bus Driver Training   
HR           Alphabet Soup – FMLA, FLSA, W/C, and U/C
9:10 – 10:15 am                 Concurrent Tracks
BS           Budgeting - Expenditures
FC           Grounds Management & Housekeeping
FS           Ins & Outs of the Free & Reduced Program (Part 2)
TR           How to Be Successful in Your Position
HR          Discipline – The Bain of the HR Director’s Existence
10:25 – 11:30 am               Concurrent Tracks
BS           Managing the School Business Team 
FC           Environmental Safety
FS           How to Be Successful in Your Position
TR           Transportation Subsidies, Forms & Deadlines
HR          HR Director’s Role in Collective Bargaining and How to Administer a CB Agreement
11:35 am – 12:40 pm       Concurrent Tracks
BS           How to Be Successful in Your Position
FC           Benchmarking and Data Management
FS           Purchasing & Donated Commodities      
TR           Benchmarking, Cost Savings & Best Practices
HR           The HR Director as Coach
12:40 pm              Adjourn – Safe trip home!