Programs

This program is an annual event conducted by the Alabama Association of School Business Officials (AASBO) for its membership.



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Registration for the AASBO September program is now open!Please remember, we have made changes to the layout of the program. The training will be over four days separating the certificates. September 19 - 20 - Payroll/Personnel Certificate ProgramSeptember 21 - 22 - CSFO and Purchasing Certificate


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All course offerings will be pre-recorded accessible through our virtual platform.


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Alabama Association of School Business Officials (AASBO) Dues for the period July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023. SASBO Dues are no longer included in the registration fee. AASBO membership is open to all school system employees and affiliate organizations.


July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023
Course provides an overview of payroll coding and the effect on state funding. A review of the accounting manual with focus on the coding component for personnel, monitoring the personnel budget, and monthly edit checks. Course will also review the reports and controls in the payroll software to streamline the process. Session will also include teacher certification and in-depth review of the LEAPS reporting for school districts Session will cover all aspects of the reporting requirements and the conversion to funding allocations for the local district through the foundation program, including the importance of proper coding, certification and experience reporting.


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The University of Alabama is pleased to partner with the College Board to offer the Advanced Placement (AP) Institute for current AP teachers who are looking to strengthen their program or teachers who are new to the AP program seeking guidance on curriculum and teaching methods.



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Financial reporting is the communication of information regarding an educational entity's accounting activities. This course will focus on the reporting activities including, but not limited to, presentation of the government's annual financial statements and related reports, financial information submitted to state and federal regulatory and granting agencies, budget to actual comparison reports, management reporting, and other financial reports for internal and external use.


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The Business Analytics Symposium is a data-filled day exploring the diverse landscape of analytics in business. The Symposium takes place on October 14, 2022, at Hewson Hall on The University of Alabama campus and features an agenda full of presenters from major companies across the U.S. that will share their experiences in business analytics. Explore a diverse array of data-driven topics from leaders in statistics, data-mining, and forecasting to predictive modeling and operations research. Speakers include researchers and data experts from Ford, ESPN, NASA, Intel, and Disney.

Plan to interact and network with other participants including practitioners, faculty, and University of Alabama students pursuing graduate degrees in Statistics, Business Analytics and Economics.

Learn more about the symposium on its website here.

See a full list of speakers and topics.



Friday, October 14, 2022, Hewson Hall
An in-depth review of the federal and state leave laws for education employees. Topics to include sick leave, personal leave, catastrophic, and military leave. Review of the requirements under the Family Medical Leave Act and discussion of other types of extended leaves


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A portion of the registration fee for this clinic goes toward funding scholarships for students in the Master's programs of Tax Accounting and Law in Taxation.


November 16-17, 2022, Bryant Conference Center
November 16-17, 2022, Live Webinar Class via Zoom
Exhibitors at the Federal Tax Clinic will be exposed to hundreds of accountants,attorneys, and financial planners.


November 16-17, 2022, Bryant Conference Center
Financial management is essential for all areas of school business including those with or without an accounting background. Now more than ever, school business officials must synchronize the actions of business units and the goals of the school district so that the educational resources are expended in the most efficient manner possible, especially in the classroom. This session will address financial management techniques for developing long range plans and making management decisions based on school district data, plans and goals.


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This two-part session will focus on the school budget monitoring process. Subjects include financial forecasting and projections, budget amendments, budget analysis techniques and sample reports being utilized for budget performance analysis.


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This course provides an overview of governmental accounting and financial reporting for local school districts. This session will review the specialized accounting rules, guidelines and practices applicable to local school districts.


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With this purchase, up to 9 hours of continuing education can be obtained if all courses are completed.


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This course will focus on effective procurement practices. Session will focus on developing the foundation for contract/ purchasing function in the school district. Topics will include purchasing practices and procedures, the Alabama Competitive Bid Law, Public Works Law, contracts specification writing, for products and services, disposal of surplus property, utilization of purchasing cooperatives and common issues/ problems with contracts and procurement.


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The two-part session will focus on processing and bids and contracts. The session will cover various legal issues that affect purchasing including bid, performance and payment bonds, contractor insurance coverage to mitigate risk, school safety requirements for contractors. Learn about the competitive bid process including determining the solicitation method need, writing the solicitation document, advertising or contacting vendors to request quotes, bids, or proposals, evaluating the quotes, bids, proposals and awarding/ negotiating the contract.


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This session addresses the issues of school funding for school districts in Alabama. Course will include state and federal funding allocation formulas, fiscal accountability law, financial reporting and the Alabama school accounting manual.


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This course will focus on the automation of the payroll/personnel process by utilization of technology. Session will focus on effective practices to streamline the business process in payroll/personnel to make the offices more efficient and effective.


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