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MSBO Leadership Institute

This is a challenging leadership program that includes executive coaching as well as workshops throughout the year. Click here for for more information.

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News & Announcements

MDE Makes Important Changes to the Tracking of SCECHs

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is changing the process for tracking State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) in the next couple of months. Beginning November 14, 2015, SCECH records that do not have a PIC will not be allowed to be uploaded to the Secure Central Registry (SCR). Read more.

78th Annual Conference Attendee Information

April 26-28, 2016
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

Watch for an email in early February 2016 announcing the opening of Early Bird registration.

You will be able to register for the full conference, pre-conferences and certification classes as well as all the sessions you wish to attend at one time. Scholarships will also be offered and the application will be available at the same time of Early Bird registration.

Read more.

78th Annual Conference Exhibitor Information

The Conference Exhibitor webpage has everything you need for exhibiting and/or sponsoring at the 78th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show in Grand Rapids (April 27-28, 2016). This includes forms for those who want to reserve booth space or sponsor.


Are you still wrangling with transparency reporting requirements and need an analytic tool to help you better understand your district financial, building and academic achievement trends? The state has named Munetrix - School Edition a qualified vendor for reimbursement under Section 102d Financial Data Analysis Tools funding. Contact Munetrix TODAY to meet the December 1, 2015 licensing deadline by evaluating the Munetrix – School Edition for your district!

Michigan Purchasing Card Consortium

The Michigan Purchasing Card Consortium might look similar to other card programs – but it’s not! It treats all districts that participate the same, regardless of size! It doesn’t have “teaser rebates” or “signing bonuses” or any other gimmick’s to get your business. Our card program allows school districts greater control of their expenses, saves time and money, offers benefits and conveniences to employees, adds to the financial internal control structure of your organization, and on top of all that…pays rebates!!

Bus Purchase Program

Phase I of the 2015-16 MSBO Bus Purchasing Program in opened October 1, 2015 - January 29, 2016. This program makes bidding and ordering buses extremely simple and smooth. The bidding has been accomplished for you; all that is left is to “build” the bus desired and compare pricing from the bidding dealers.

Learn More About Electric Choice

Legislation that is currently in the Michigan House would eliminate the state’s Electric Choice program. If this legislation is successful, Michigan’s K-12 community would see an estimated annual increase of over $20 million dollars that will impact your district’s budget. To learn more, visit: www.schoolenergychoice.com or  www.facebook.com/schoolenergychoice.

MSBO Leadership Institute

The MSBO Leadership Institute is designed to help members reach that next level in their professional and personal life through a rigorous and challenging curriculum that will help them grow as leaders and implement solutions. It includes face-to-face group sessions focusing on specific leadership themes, an online learning community and individual personal coaching sessions.

MSBO eNews & Views

Read the latest MSBO eNews & Views, a monthly publication by MSBO that provides up-to-date information related to school business.

Upcoming Events

Jan 8

AHERA Inspectors & Management Planners

Oakland Schools


Jan 13

AHERA Designated Person



Jan 19

Financial Strategies Conference

Hyatt Place at the Suburban Collection Showplace


Feb 10

Group Solutions-Current Issues

Holiday Inn


Feb 23

Property Tax Overview

Webinar or

MSBO, Lansing

Apr 26

Annual Conference

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel and DeVos Place

Grand Rapids

Jun 7

Financial Statement Preparation Workshop

Kellogg Center

East Lansing

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