MSBO: Michigan School Business Officials


MSBO March e-newsletter - eNews & Views - is now available. (3/12/10)

State School Aid Budget Information

MPSERS Reform Bill Information

ARRA Fiscal Stabilization Fund
ARRA audit programs that MDE will be using in their on-site or desk reviews of the Education Stabilization Fund Grants.

Fund Balance Information

CEPI Data for MCL 388.1618(2) Reporting spreadsheet and instructions

MSBO News & Notes

Read David Martell's Twitters

Revenue Conference Reports January 2010

  1. School Aid Balance Sheet, January 11, 2010 (1/11/10)
  2. Executive Summary, January 11, 2010 (1/11/10)
  3. Economic and Revenue Forecasts, January 11, 2010 (1/11/10)
  4. Comparison of Proposed Pupil Membership Estimates, January 7, 2010 (1/11/10)
  5. SFA-Updated State Budget Year-End Balance Estimate, January 11, 2010 (1/11/10)

SOS Task Force
This special task force – Save Our Students, Save Our Schools, Save Our State – was created to address the present and looming funding crisis in public education. (12/17/09)

January 2010 State Aid Note Loan Program

MDE Consolidation Guidelines and Memorandum from State Superintendent Flanagan (11/30/09)

Federal Stimulus Information (Updated 9/23/09)

MSBO/MAPT Bus Purchase Program is now available for districts. (8/31/09)

Dillon Public Health Care Pooling Bills Draft (9/3/09)

Cost Containment and Reduction Ideas from districts around the state are being compiled by MSBO. (Updated 8/31/09)

MSBO has partnered with BidSync, a web-based RFP and bidding system.

MSBO has partnered with SafeSchools, an online safety training and tracking system designed specifically for school employees.

Universal Services Fund
Information on the important challenges Michigan schools are facing with administration/use of Universal Services Fund (E-rate) dollars.

Michigan Purchase Card Consortium
The Michigan Purchase Card Consortium partnered with Bank One/JP Morgan Chase to provide our statewide program. The program is open to all school districts in the state. (1/23/06)

Upcoming Events

MSBO Annual Conference
April 27-29, 2010, Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids
Listing of Conference sponsors and exhibitors
(Updated 3/18/10)
Information for exhibitors (Updated 3/8/10)

The MSBO room block at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel is full for Wednesday, April 28, 2010. Additional information concerning alternative hotels will be posted Monday, April 5.

Register online for upcoming MSBO events. Reset your login or password using your e-mail address, which must be the one on file with MSBO. If you have problems, contact Marte Cadwell, MSBO.

Lead Renovation, Repair & Painting Certification
April 19, 2010; MSBO, Lansing

Inspectors & Management Planners-AHERA
May 6, 2010, MSBO, Lansing

Financial Statement Preparation Workshop
June 8, 2010, Kellogg Center, East Lansing

Business Manager/CPA Workshop
June 9, 2010, Kellogg Center, East Lansing

Certified Pool Operator
July 13-14, 2010, MSBO, Lansing

Online SB-CEU and Certification Status
View your MSBO or MIEM SB-CEU credits and check the status of your certification online. Just login and click on the SB-CEU link located under your name in the blue profile box. Use your MSBO login and password on the MSBO page and your MIEM login and password on the MIEM page.

New Secure Central Registry to Track SB-CEUs Online
Through a partnership between the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and the Michigan Institute for Educational Management (MIEM), a secure central registry (SCR) has been designed and will be implemented for individuals who utilize SB-CEUs toward Professional Education Certificate renewal, School Counselor License renewal, School Psychologist Certificate renewal, Administrator Certificate renewal, and Administrator continued employment requirements. The SCR becomes effective on March 1, 2010, and MIEM will be responsible for operating and maintaining the system. Read more...

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