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Introduction to School Business

September 20 – 21, 2017

Kellogg Center, East Lansing

Please note the date change from the printed 2017-18 MSBO Calendar of Events booklet.

September 20, 2017
Session: 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM

September 21, 2017
Breakfast: 7:00 – 8:00 AM
Session: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Early Bird Pricing (Ends Wednesday, September 6): $320 members/$480 nonmembers
Regular Pricing: $340 members/$500 nonmembers

The Introduction to School Business Conference is designed for new business officials (within the first few years of employment), office staff, and those who want a basic information refresher.
Program content includes:

  • Overview of School Business: Get an understanding of the major functions of school business officials including an overview of human resources and technology.
  • Learn how to survive the personal and professional politics of your job, and learn how the Michigan Department of Education and the Michigan Legislature affect education.
  • School Law and Revised School Code: an overview of the major state and federal laws that govern school operations with a focus on the Revised School Code.
  • Fund Accounting: An overview of fund accounting concepts, including account structure and overview of fund accounting, accounts receivables, accounts payables and financial reporting issues
  • Organizational and Site Issues: How to enhance business office productivity; monitor & manage your budget and operation; work with your site operation’s personnel (principals, cafeteria, facilities and transportation offices).

Lodging at Kellogg Center; Call 800.875.5090 to make your reservation. The special room rate expire September 8, 2017.

R=Business Office Manager, Business Office Specialist, Certified Purchasing Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Human Resource Specialist, and School Payroll Specialist E=all others

Event Details

Sep 20 2017Sep 21 2017
Kellogg Center
East Lansing

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Michigan School Business Officials
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