TO:                         IASBO Members

FROM:                  Denny Costerison



Indiana ASBO is pleased to announce that the annual Facility Conference will be held on Wednesday, September 27 at the MSD of Lawrence Township Community Building (6501 Sunnyside Road, Indianapolis, IN 46236).  The IASBO School Operations Research Committee has developed an excellent agenda on current facility/custodial issues.  The program is designed for buildings, grounds and custodial employees.  Twelve clinic sessions will be offered during the day.   The program will also include 30 TABLE TOP EXHIBITS displaying a variety of products and services.  The registration form can be found on the IASBO website (  The agenda for September 27 is as follows:


7:30 am                Registration/Continental Breakfast


8:00 am                Welcome/Overview of Conference


8:15 am                3 Clinic Sessions (choose 1 of 3 available sessions)


9:35 am                3 Clinic Sessions (choose 1 of 3 available sessions)


10:50 am              3 Clinic Sessions (choose 1 of 3 available sessions)


Noon                     Lunch, Networking and VENDOR EXPO


2:00 pm                3 Clinic Sessions (choose 1 of 3 available sessions)


Topics Include:


  • Flooring Comparison Pain Points – What are Yours?
  • Maintaining Your Synthetic Turf Field
  • Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc): A New Project Delivery Method
  • Lead Sampling Program for Public Schools
  • VCT, LVT, Marmoleum, & Terrazzo Floor Care Best Practices
  • Recycling for Educational Facilities
  • School Safety & Security Considerations with Power Failures: Generator Use & Classifications
  • School Furniture in the Changing Classroom
  • Energy Update
  • School Kitchen Design & Equipment
  • and others TBD


Superintendents and business officials please share this information with your facility and custodial directors.  This conference provides an excellent opportunity for networking with colleagues and vendors.  The Facility Conference is IASBO’s one event specifically for those public school employees who have responsibility for facility, grounds and custodial operations.



Listed below is the agenda  for the IAPSS/IASBO insurance seminars that are being presented in concert with American Fidelity and RE Sutton & Associates. There is no fee for registration.  Select the site location most convenient for you to attend. This seminar is relevant to superintendents, business managers and HR directors and all are encouraged to attend as a team.


Meeting locations:          September 12th, 9:00am – 3:00pm – Bel Air Events, 3014 S. Webster, Kokomo

September 13th, 9:00am – 3:00pm – Monroe Convention Center, 3028 S. College Ave, Bloomington
9:00 – 9:15                           Introduction and Welcome (J.T. Coopman)

9:15 – 9:45                           Update on ACA w/ Q&A (Monica Schermier-Pritz)

9:45 – 10:15                         Overview in Understanding What Drives the Cost of Your Health Plan

        • Control the Controllable
        • Indiana Cost of Care
        • Unhealthiest State
        • Education of all Plan Participants to be owners of their Plan

10:15 –   12:15                     Cost Drivers and Strategies

        • Identify Problem
        • Walk through Options that create Solutions
        • Who to Contact

12:15 – 1:00                        LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00                           Continued Cost Drivers and Strategies

2:00 –     2:45                        Panel Discussions

        • What are your peers doing?
        • What have they tried that has worked?
        • What have they tried that hasn’t worked?
        • Q & A

2:45 – 2:55                           Compliance and Plan Documents

2:55 – 3:00                           Closing Statements (J.T. Coopman)


The registration form for these seminars is attached.



Position:              HVAC Supervisor

Corporation:      Zionsville Community Schools

Zionsville Community Schools is currently accepting application for the HVAC Supervisor position. This position will be responsible for the heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems throughout the district, including BMS Controls software system.  Specific duties will include the direction and maintenance, scheduling, diagnosis, troubleshooting and repair of HVAC and all BMS control systems.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Extensive knowledge of general facility maintenance, with HVAC Universal Certification and experience. Must be safety oriented and have the ability to perform all duties using proper and safe techniques and procedures.  Must have strong knowledge of electrical, mechanical, media and HVAC systems.

Education: HS Diploma or GED equivalent required. Post-secondary technical training is strongly preferred.

Experience: 10 years combined experience with general facility maintenance with HVAC and/or BMS system experience required.

Certificate/License: Must possess valid and current Indiana driver’s license and HVAC Universal Certification.

This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits package available. Please contact Jason Callis at  if you have questions.

Position:              Payroll & Benefits Assistant

Corporation:      NIESC


MAJOR FUNCTION:                            Responsible for all preparation of the payroll process and financial accounting for the NISEC staff.


REQUIREMENTS:                               A.            Education level – minimum of a high school diploma with course work in bookkeeping, accounting, or business. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance preferred.

  1. At least three years’ experience in accounting, bookkeeping and payroll. School business or payroll preferred.
  2. Proficiency with computer operations. RDS experience preferred.
  3. Ability to perform activities related to payroll and financial accounting with accuracy and noting details.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:              260 days; hours determined by Board of Managers.  All other working terms and conditions of employment are established by the Board of Managers.



BENEFITS:                                            Paid sick, vacation and holidays. Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, and Group Life Insurance available. PERF


CONTACT:                                           Mary Naglich, Business Manager, NWI Special Education Cooperative, 219-769-4000 x230