WASBO Foundation Fall Conference

Schedule at a Glance


Wednesday, October 2, 2019
9:30 AM
9:30-11 AM
11 AM

WASBO Foundation Scholarship Golf Outing - Quit Qui Oc Golf Course
Shotgun Start
Golf prize winners will be posted at Welcome Reception at The Osthoff
1:00 PM
WASBO Foundation Scholarship Run/Walk: The Osthoff
8-10 PM  Fall Conference Welcome Reception - Grand Libelle Lobby, Osthoff Resort & Conference Center
8-10 PM  Conference Registration - Grand Libelle Lobby, Osthoff Resort & Conference Center
Thursday, October 3, 2019
7:30 AM - 5 PM
Conference Registration
7:30-8:15 AM
Breakfast Buffet
 Mentorship Networking Breakfast
8-9:15 AM
Conference Keynote: Win in the Dark - Lucas Jadin
9:25-10:25 AM
Concurrent Sessions 1
  • Exterior Building Envelope Maintenance (Module 4 Core Session)
  • Fringe Benefit Compensation - When is a Gift Card Not a Gift?
  • Perspectives of a New Business Manager
  • How Does the Biennial Budget Affect Your Bottom Line?
  • Creating Trust Builders
  • Breaking Down and Developing RFP Bid Documents for Lighting and Other Projects
  • Sign This and Don't Sue Me! Liability Waivers and the Open Gym Act
  • From Concept to Completion, Execution of A District Facility Study from Master Plan to Referendum to Construction
10:35-11:35 AM
Concurrent Sessions 2
  • Roof Maintenance (Module 4 Core Session)
  • Interactive Employee Conversations and Legal Compliance
  • Fall at a Glance
  • There is a Better Way - Results Oriented IT Procurement
  • Leading Safety & Security
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls: How Well Does Your District Investigate and Control These Incidents?
  • Student Tracking and Electronic Maps for Drivers
  • What's Going on with Officials?
11:35 AM - 12:50 PM
Lunch  & Legislative Update
12:50-1:50 PM
Concurrent Sessions 3
  • Effective Preventative Maintenance Program (Module 4 Core Session)
  • Understanding the Alphabet Soup of Medicare
  • Cash Reserve (Fund Balance)/Long Term School District Fiscal Health
  • I HAVE the Money - NOW WHAT?!
  • From Hiring to Retiring (And Beyond): The Legal Aspects of Human Resources Administration
  • Learn How the School District of Menomonee Falls Transformed Its Traditional Tech Ed Area Into an Innovation Center
  • Active Shooter/Hostile Intruder - Analysis of Past Incidents and Explanation of Effectiveness of Current Methods for Prevention and Response
  • School Nutrition Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligibility: "Flip the Switch" for Higher Reimbursement
2-3 PM
Concurrent Sessions 4
  • Managing Sports Fields - Grass, Turf & Synthetic Surfaces (Module 5 Core Session)
  • Post Employment Benefits - What Do These Look Like in Today's School Market?
  • Equalization and Special Adjustment Aid
  • How to See the Warning Signs to Avoid a Financial Crisis
  • Leading the Way Without Losing Yourself
  • Facility Upgrades: A Decade in the Making
  • Don't Sign That Contract, Read the Fine Print!
  • School Nutrition Funding - Flip the Switch for a Brighter Bottom Line!
3:10-4:10 PM Concurrent Sessions 5
  • Building Automation Management Systems (Module 4 Core Session)
  • Staffing Roles and Responsibilities
  • Revenue Limit
  • Building a Community of Trust with Your Vendors
  • Real World Business Ethics for School Districts
  • Are You Prepared for a DSPS Audit?
  • Evaluating Your District's Technology Investment: Determining If You Are Using Technology Effectively
  • Referendum Success Stories
4:30-5:30 PM
Team Building
8-10 PM  Networking Reception
Friday, October 4, 2019
7 AM - 12:15 PM
Conference Registration
6:45-8 AM
Breakfast Buffet
7-7:45 AM
Recognition of award winners for WASBO Mike Roshar Shining Star and the Tina Hafeman Friend of WASBO awards
8-8:50 AM
Conference Keynote
9-10 AM
Concurrent Sessions 6
  • Budgeting for School Facilities Departments (Module 5 Core Session)
  • Healthcare Partnerships: A New Approach to Healthcare That Benefits Everyone
  • Debt 101
  • Do You Know Where Rates Are Headed? Tips and Tools for Making the Most of Your Cash in Any Environment
  • Relationships Matter - Building Support for Community Partnerships, Referenda, and Lobbying Efforts
  • What's Hot in the Office of School Safety
  • Too Close for Comfort - Protecting Students from Staff Sexual Abuse
  • Congrats, You Passed a Referendum! Now What Do I Do?
10:10-11:10 AM
Concurrent Sessions 7
  • The Realities of Referendum Projects (Module 5 Core Session)
  • Evolving Your Benefits Program to the Modern Workforce: A Spotlight on Student Loan Assistance
  • Written Procedures & the Uniform Grant Guidance
  • Best Practices in Grant Seeking from the Classroom to the Business Office to the Board Room
  • Managing Your Career Path
  • Building Automation Management Systems... Everyone Has One, So What's the Difference? Optimizing the User eXperience (UX)
  • Creating a Long-Range Master Plan You Can Use
  • ESSA School Level & WISEdata Finance Updates
11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
Concurrent Sessions 8
  • Capital Planning: A Guide to Future Success (Module 5 Core Session)
  • Implementing a Virtual Clinic at Your School District
  • How WISEgrants Uses WUFAR to Assist Subrecipients in Meeting Allowable Cost Requirements
  • Book Study - The Fall of Wisconsin
  • Striving for Perfect Vision: Safety and Security Improvements for Site and Sight
  • Statement 84 & the Fiduciary Funds
  • Distracted Driving - Taking Back Our Roads
12:15 PM
Grab N' Go Lunch
12:15-12:45 PM
  • 30 Minute Touch Base Session for New Administrators/Year of Success Participants