WASBO Foundation Spring Conference & Exhibits

Conference Schedule at a Glance

 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
8 - 10 pm
Spring Conference Opening Reception (Double Cut)
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
8 - 9:30 am
Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing Registration
9:30 am - 3 pm
Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing (Trappers Turn shotgun start)
10:30 am - 4 pm
Scholarship Fundraiser Bike Ride (The 400 State Trail)
3 - 7 pm
 Conference registration
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Networking Reception (Kalahari)
Thursday, May 17,  2018
7 am - 4:30 pm
Conference Registration
7 - 8 am
 Continental Breakfast
8- 8:25 am
Conference Welcome & Legislative Update
8 am - 1 pm  Red Cross Blood Drive - Visit the Nurse and Save a Life!
8:30 - 9:30 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Effective Hiring & Orientation Process - Module 1 Core
  • Creating 21st Century Learning Facilities: Where Do We Start and How Will We Finance It?
  • Summer at a Glance
  • Harassment: What Is It? Know What Your Rights Are and How to Defend Yourself When You are the Accused
  • School Meals - Hot Topics & New Regs: Unpaid Meal Charges, CEP, What's Happening with CNR, New Purchasing Regs and Cafeteria Makeover Strategies and More!
  • Best Practices for Overseeing Your Investment Professional
  • Situational Leadership - Assessing Employee Readiness and Leader Response
9:40 - 10:40 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Performing Custodial Staffing Levels & Assessments - Module 1 Core
  • RFPs - The Importance of Getting It Right!
  • DPI Current Updates, Reminders and Reporting Requirements
  • "The Best Offense is... a Good Offense" Career Based Learning Programs - Child Labor Laws, Risk Management and Insurance Implications
  • Tailored to Fit: How Customized Audits Can Save Your District Time and Money
  • 12 (Some Relatively Simple) Ways to Strengthen Your District's Credit Rating
  • Tips for Coping with Difficult Situations and People
10:50 - 11:50 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Custodial Supervision & Evaluation - Module 1 Core
  • Is Your Facility In Need of a Tune-Up?
  • Fiscal Audit: What You Need to Know for Your Upcoming Audit
  • Maximizing the Use of Your Financial/HR Software
  • When Does Using a Cooperative Purchasing Group Make Sense?
  • Strategies to Successful Leadership
11:50 am - 12:40 pm Scholarship Recognition and Networking Lunch
12:40 - 2:15 pm
Dedicated Exhibit Time
2:15- 4:45 pm
 Learning Lab
2:15 - 3:15 pm Concurrent Sessions
  • Product & Equipment Selection - Module 1 Core
  • The Anatomy of a Slip and Fall
  • Transportation Basics
  • A Holistic Approach to Employee Well-Being
  • Projecting High School Graduates
  • Financial Assessment: Solvency Model
  • The Path to Enhanced Financial Reporting - the ASBO International Certificate of Excellence Program
3:15 - 3:45 pm
Break in Exhibit Hall
3:45 - 4:45  pm Concurrent Sessions
  • Energy Accounting & Education - Module 2 Core
  • How to Create Accurate Floor Plans and Standardize Space Information: Without Breaking the Bank in K-12 Facilities Management
  • Preparing for Year End
  • Owner Directed Insurance Programs for Schools: A Financially Successful Model for District Building Projects
  • Implementing a New Pupil Transportation Contract
  • Executing an Organizational Improvement Study
  • "Well, That Didn't Work as Strategically Planned!"
4:45 - 5:45 pm  Exhibit Hall Social - Raffle Prizes & Silent Auction Items Awarded at this Time
5:15 pm Second Chance Drawing for Raffle Prizes
Friday, May 18, 2018
7 - 8 am
Breakfast
7:30 - 8:45 am
General Session - WASBO Business Meeting
8:55 - 9:55 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Understanding HVAC - Module 2 Core
  • What are the Financial and Planning Challenges of Facilities and Operations?
  • Intro to OPEB Requirements and Fund 73 Accounting
  • Effectively Harmonizing Employee Handbooks, Employee Contracts, and Board Personnel Policies in Schools
  • Into the Fire - The Story of a School District Thrust into a Situation They Had Never Imagined
  • 2018-19 School Level Expenditure Reporting Requirements Under ESSA
  • Are You Interested in Becoming a WASBO Mentor?
  • Budgeting Made Simple - Turning a Large Task into Small One Path at a Time
10:05 - 11:05 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Electrical Systems: Lighting - Module 2 Core
  • Challenging Children in Your Schools
  • Debt Service Management 102
  • Understanding the Insurance Pie & How to Navigate All the Options
  • Making Onsite Clinics Work for You
  • A Step-by-Step Approach to Analyzing Software Contracts for School Districts
  • Using Visualization Data to Improve the Alignment of Resources with Strategic Planning Initiatives
  • Equity in Funding Within the School District
  • Business Office Efficiencies
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions
  • Electrical Systems: Power & Low Voltage Systems - Module 2 Core
  • From Dissolution to Resurrection
  • Tying It All Together
  • Sustainable Strategies for Retiree and Early Retiree Health Care Plans
  • How Colby School District Uses an Insurance Committee to Manage Employee Medical Benefit Plans
  • The New GASB Post Employment Statements: Advice, Assistance, and Alternatives
  • Book Study - Emotional Intelligence 2.0
  • Title I Supplement not Supplant Requirements and Determining Allowable Costs - New Provision Beginning July 1, 2018
12:15 pm
Grab & Go Lunch