WASBO Foundation Spring Conference & Exhibits

Conference Schedule at a Glance

 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
8 - 10 pm
Spring Conference Opening Reception (La Crosse Center/Radisson)


Wednesday, May 10, 2017
8 - 9:30 am
Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing Registration
9:30 am - 3 pm
Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing (Fox Hollow Golf Course & The Golf Club at Cedar Creek shotgun start)
9:30 am - 3 pm
Scholarship Fundraiser Bike Ride (The Great River State Trail)
3 - 7 pm
 Conference registration
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Networking Reception (La Crosse Center/Radisson)
Thursday, May 11,  2017
7 am - 4:30 pm
Conference Registration
7 - 8:30 am
 Continental Breakfast
7:50 - 8:05 am
Conference Welcome
9 am - 2 pm
 Red Cross Blood Drive - Visit the Nurse and Save a Life!
8:15 - 9:15 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Life Safety & Building Codes - Module 3 Core
  • "Sprouting" Risks in Environmental Safety: What You Can't See Can Hurt You
  • Summer at a Glance
  • Maximizing the Use of Your Financial HR Software
  • Referendum Recollection and Projection
  • Innovative Strategies to Attract and Retain Quality Educators
  • The Educational Benefits of Flexible Learning Spaces
9:25 - 10:25 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Indoor Environmental Quality - Module 3 Core
  • "Anatomy" of Science Lab Safety: Keeping Students and Teachers Safe
  • Preparing for Year End
  • Passing Tax Referenda in the "New Normal"
  • Increasing School Employee Retirement Saving and Trends Affecting Defined Contribution Plans
  • The Why and How of Offering Mental Health Services in Schools
  • Forecasting Biennial Budget Impacts on Your Local Budget
10:25 am - 4:30 pm
 Exhibits Open - 70 Years Strong & Silent Auction and Raffle in Exhibit Hall
10:25 - 10:50 am
Morning Break/Dedicated Exhibit Time
10:50 - 11:50 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Integrated Pest Management - Module 3
  • Evidence Based Design: Connecting School Facility Condition and Student Outcomes
  • Fiscal Audit: What You Need to Know About Your Upcoming Audit
  • Digitizing Student Files Efficiently: Green Bay Area Public School District with Digital Student Cumulative Records, CESA 7's Statewide Model
  • School Business Official as CFO, Using Your Annual Meeting/Budget Hearing As a Tool to Communicate Your District's Budget and Result to Today's School Board
  • Communication: A Critical Component of Successful Benefits Planning
  • Special Education Funding
11:50 am - 12:50 pm Scholarship Recognition and Networking Lunch; Legislative Update
12:50 - 1:50 pm
Dedicated Exhibit Time
1:50 - 4:20 pm
 Learning Lab
1:50 - 2:50 pm Concurrent Sessions
  • Solar Power Spectacular: K-12 School Case Studies
  • Essentials & Traits of Effective Safety Assessments and How They Benefit Your School
  • Transportation Basics
  • Making and Managing Change Using a Consumer Driven Health Plan as a Comprehensive Compensation Strategy
  • Leadership Lessons from History
2:50 - 3:20 pm
Break in Exhibit Hall - Raffle Prizes & Silent Auction Items Awarded at this Time
3:20 - 4:20 pm Concurrent Sessions
  • Cost Saving Opportunities in the Construction Process
  • Reduce the Noise: Using an Owner's Representative to Manage Facility Projects
  • DPI Current Updates, Reminders and Reporting Requirements
  • Top 10 Fundraising Pitfalls and How You Can Avoid Them
  • A District's Story: Restructuring Active and Post Employment Benefits
  • ASBO Session
4:20 pm Second Chance Drawing for Raffle Prizes
6 - 9 pm
 WASBO 70th Birthday Event - 70 Years Strong!
Friday, May 12, 2017
7 - 8 am
 Hot breakfast
7:30 - 8:45 am
General Session - WASBO Business Meeting
8:55 - 9:55 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Asbestos - Module 3 Core
  • Referendum Tips and Tricks
  • Intro to OPEB Requirements and Fund 73 Accounting
  • pCard Session
  • Utilizing Resources Uncommon to the Education World to Increase Efficiencies and Cost Effective Operations
  • Reasonable Suspicion Training
  • Trends in School Foodservice
10:05 - 11:05 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • 20 Areas of Safety Concern & Responsibilities - Module 3 Core
  • Tunable Lighting & Student Performance
  • Debt Service Management 102
  • Achieving Stable, Sustainable Funding Friendly Technology in Today's Education Environment
  • The OPEB Chickens Come to Roost
  • A Creative Application of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Introduction to Ergonomics
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions
  • Employee Health & Safety - Module 3 Core
  • Here Comes the Sun! Using Solar to Your Advantage
  • Tying it All Together
  • Future of Business Management: Finance, Data and Learning
  • Book Study
  • Financial Assessment
  • Reducing Health Plan Costs Without Reducing Plan Benefits
12:15 pm
Grab & Go Lunch