New to the job? Feel lost? Have questions about school business office best practices? This program is for you! The Business Manager Academy (BMA) is designed for those who want to gain in-depth, practical, “hands-on” working knowledge in school finance.
Download the Application for the 2022-23 cohort. Application deadline is June 30, 2022.
MSBO has partnered with skilled past and present business managers to share their knowledge and experience in school finance. The Academy is designed for those who want to gain in-depth, practical, “hands-on” working knowledge in school finance. Coupled with individual mentoring opportunities, the program will assist participants in their positions, and as part of an overall school district administrative team. The 2022-23 Academy begins August 2022 and runs through June 2023.
The 2022-23 Business Manager Academy will be held with two options:
- Virtual – (Meet twice a month – 2.5 hours each meeting)
- In Person – (Saginaw Valley State University – Meet once a month for 5 hours)
A scholarship has been granted for each Business Manager Academy site for 2022-23. In addition to the Applicant Criteria, district financial information will be used to assess the need. Criteria considered: Early Warning District; Percentage of Disadvantaged Students; Percentage of Fund Balance (last completed year); Negative Enrollment Trends. Priority will also be given based on experience as the lead school business official in the school district. Be sure to check the box on the application to be considered for a scholarship.
MSBO certification renewal credit is available and college credit may be available. SCECHs will be awarded pending approval.
Click here for details on the program and the program and scholarship applications.
Please sign up today! Applications for the program and scholarships are accepted through June 30, 2022.