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Honing skills and adding to members' knowledge base is a core value at CASBO, one supported by a host of top-notch professional development opportunities offered through the association. Our remarkable professional development workshops, seminars and sessions are driven by volunteer members who, through collaboration and support, create learning opportunities for each other that build knowledge, enrich careers and prepare members for advancement.

Our goal is to provide you with professional development in a variety of formats that include videos, brief webinars and full courses that can be accessed anytime and anywhere using an online format. While we value our conferences, symposiums, regional workshops and trainings, we recognize the obstacles many face in being able to attend due to travel, time or financial restraints.

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Professional development has long been a core value for CASBO, as has providing training in the format that is most efficient and effective for members.

With CASBO's webinars and other online learning opportunities, members can build knowledge, enrich their careers, prepare for advancement and increase their overall value to their organization - all at their convenience! Plus, the information provided is coming from recognized leaders in the field.

iLearn iPad Academy


CASBO offers professional development workshops in all areas of school business. You can register and make payment for workshops online.

Annual Conference

April 3-6, 2013 • Long Beach Convention Center I Long Beach
2013 CASBO Annual Conference & California School Business Expo

Sponsorship Opportunities

The 2013/2014 Sponsorship Opportunities Guide is ready!

With the generous support of sponsors, CASBO has been able to continue our long tradition of successful conferences and meetings. Your support of CASBO events enables the association to expand its resources and to offer members the most comprehensive professional development programs for school business professionals available.

Our sponsorship opportunities provide you and your company with the very best opportunity for high visibility with the business leaders of the California public schools.

Please take a few moments to review and make your selection. There are more opportunities than ever this year!

CBO Boot Camp

October 24-26, 2013 • Embassy Suites Riverfront Promenade I Sacramento
This intensive 2 ½ day workshop is targeted to aspiring, new and current CBOs and district superintendents. Board members, fiscal directors, budget and accounting managers and business managers also benefit from this highly regarded workshop each year.

CBO Symposium

November 21-22, 2013 • Sheraton Universal Hotel I Universal City
The symposium is the premiere event where chief business officials learn what they need to know to make the best decisions - short and long term - for students and schools.

CBO Training Program

CASBO is proud to be the lead agency in the CBO Training Program developed in partnership with CCSESA, ACSA, CSBA, CASHSchool Services of California, and FCMAT.

CBO Mentor Training Program

The Chief Business Official (CBO) Mentor Training Program is designed to produce qualified California school district CBOs. Learn more about the program and become a participant or mentor.


New Certifications!
Director of Fiscal Services Certification 
Director of Human Resources
School Business Professional I, II, III

Chief Business Official Certification Program

Accredited Courses

CASBO partners with Wilkes University for a master's degree program.


Each year CASBO committees and Sections award scholarships to individuals who are pursuing education and/or research in the school business field. View the requirements and apply.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Review answers to frequently asked questions we receive on workshop and conference registration.

CASBO Office

1001 K Street, 5th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 447-3783
Fax: (916) 447-3794