WASBO Foundation Spring Conference & Exhibits

Conference Schedule at a Glance

 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
8 - 10 pm
Spring Conference Opening Reception (KI Convention Center)
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
8 - 9:30 am
Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing Registration
9:30 am - 3 pm
Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing (Thornberry Creek at Oneida shotgun start)
10:30 am - 4 pm
Scholarship Fundraiser Bike Ride (The Fox River Trail)
3 - 7 pm
 Conference registration
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Networking Reception (KI Convention Center)
Thursday, May 16,  2019
7 am - 4:30 pm
Conference Registration
7 - 7:45 am
 Continental Breakfast
7:45 - 8:15 am
Conference Welcome & Legislative Update
8 am - 1 pm  Red Cross Blood Drive - Visit the Nurse and Save a Life!
8:15 - 9:15 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Excelling as a Leader- Module 6 Core
  • How Do I Select the Right LED Lighting Solution?
  • Summer at a Glance
  • Complete Your Wellness Program by Incorporating Mindfulness Training
  • Managing Fixed and Recurring Voice and Data Communications Costs in Your District
  • Post-Employment Benefits - From Valuation to Reporting
  • Using Shared Leadership to Cultivate Employee Engagement
9:25 - 10:25 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Interaction with the Public: How to Sell Your Program - Module 6 Core
  • Spotting the Signs
  • DPI Current Updates, Reminders and Reporting Requirements
  • While You Were Out - Recent Developments in Employment Law
  • Navigating the Demands of Increased Accessibility and Rising Costs for Internet Connectivity
  • Record Retention
  • Propelling a District Forward Through Continuous Improvement: A Systemic Approach to Performance Management
10:25 - 10:50 am  Dedicated Exhibit Time
10:50 - 11:50 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • How to Identify & Communicate Success - Module 6 Core
  • Risk Management - Planning for a District Facility Disaster
  • Fiscal Audit: What You Need to Know for Your Upcoming Audit
  • Evidence Based Budget Strategies for Compensation
  • What's Going on with Officials?
  • Asking the Questions that Result in Action
  • More Social, Less Media: Building Key Financial Partnerships for Your District One Handshake at a Time
11:50 am - 12:40 pm Scholarship Recognition and Networking Lunch
12:40 - 1:50 pm
Dedicated Exhibit Time
1:50 - 2:50 pm
& 3:20 - 4:20 pm
 Learning Lab
1:50 - 2:50 pm Concurrent Sessions
  • Hire Retire & Everything In-Between - Module 6 Core
  • Focus on Finance: Improving Your School's Bottom Line
  • Transportation Basics
  • How Can Districts Collaborate with Municipalities, Providers, and the Private Sector to Build Successful On-Site Clinics
  • Dealing with Digital Threats, Internet Safety & Smart Phone Apps
  • Recent Trends in Employee Benefits
  • Are You Interested in Becoming a WASBO Mentor?
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
  • After Hours Emergencies: How to Plan - Module 7 Core
  • Radon Testing
  • Preparing for Year End
  • The Latest and Greatest in Legal Hot Topics
  • The School Safety News Channel Presents: Accidents and Injuries in Today's Schools - What Are They, What is Causing Them, and What Can Be Done to Prevent These Accidents and Injuries
  • Thinking Differently: Better Benefits and More Control in Your Health Plan?
  • Advocacy
4:20 pm Second Chance Drawing for Raffle Prizes
4:30 - 5:50 pm Module 7 Core Session - Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery
6 - 10 pm  Networking Event at Lambeau Field (separate registration required)
   
Friday, May 17, 2019
7 - 8 am
Breakfast
7:30 - 8:45 am
General Session - WASBO Business Meeting
8:55 - 9:55 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Emergency Planning - Module 7 Core
  • Lambeau Turf
  • Intro to OPEB Requirements and Fund 73 Accounting
  • School Cooperative Purchasing Arrangements
  • School Wellness Policies: A Checklist Toward Better Learning
  • An Analytical Approach to the Biennial Budget
  • Advocacy
  • ASBO Kansas Presentation
10:05 - 11:05 am
Concurrent Sessions
  • Security Assessment - Module 7 Core
  • Lambeau Safety
  • Debt Service Management 102
  • The Legalization of Marijuana: Would You Be Ready?
  • Nutrition and Learning: Meals for Achievement
  • Common Fundraising Risks and Strategies to Address Them
  • Lambeau Leadership
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions
  • How are Wisconsin School Districts Preparing for Threats? - Module 7 Core
  • Removing Roadblocks to Purchasing Tech for Facilities
  • Tying It All Together
  • Criminal Records, Off-Duty Conduct, and Background Checks for School District Employees and Volunteers
  • Confidentiality and Privacy in the Business Office
  • Book Study
12:15 pm
Grab & Go Lunch