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IASBO B110 Certification Course

Thursday, February 15, 2018  


IASBO will be presenting the Budgeting Fundamentals for School Business Officials (B110) Certification Program course on March 13 at the Primo Banquet & Conference Center in Indianapolis.  This course will focus on basic budget principles, terminology, and practices needed by a school business official to create and manage a budget.  The course is required for CBO, ACBO, and BOS.  Go to the IASBO website for on-line registration.  The agenda for March 13 is as follows:

8:30 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. Basic Terms & Definitions Chad Blacklock, Vice President, Stifel

• Appropriation, Appropriation Balance, Cash Balance

• Encumbrance, Unencumbered Balance

• Operating Balance, etc.

10:00 a.m. Budgeting Basics Jud Wolfe, Assistant Superintendent, Plainfield Community Schools

• Fund Accounting

• Revenue & Expenditures (Chart of Accounts)

• Budget Development & Approval Process

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Revenue Chad Blacklock, Vice President, Stifel

• Tuition Support/Basic Grant

• Special Taxes & Other Revenue

• Property Tax Rate, Levy, AV (Certified vs. Abstract)

11:45 a.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Budget Building Critical Issues Jud Wolfe, Assistant Superintendent, Plainfield Community Schools

• By Fund

• Board Summary

1:30 p.m. Budgeting Philosophy Chad Blacklock, Vice President, Stifel

2:00 p.m. Break

2:15 p.m. Managing Your Budget

• Appropriations / Cash

3:15 p.m. Transitioning to HEA 1009

4:00 p.m. Evaluation/ Complete Credit Forms


Please make sure that you have made your membership renewal.  The new IASBO registration system requires you to be a member to log in and register for IASBO events.  If you have questions regarding membership renewal, please contact Ella Adamson at the IASBO office at  If you have any questions about registration for events, please contact Cynthia Kattau at