Strategic Plan

Created by the OASBO Board of Directors in 2017, the organization's Strategic Plan is a living document used to guide OASBO's growth and governance. A new strategic plan is created every three years.

Goal 1: Be the essential pathway for development and recruitment of all SBOs in Ohio.

  1. Increase additional licensure pathways for treasurers and business managers. 
  2. Increase training opportunities and resources for school finance and operations roles.
  3. Increase opportunities for mentorship/internship programs.
  4. Increase or enhance professional development opportunities by evaluating partnerships with other organizations.
  5. Increase the quantity and quality of the candidate pool for SBO positions.

Goal 2: Be the respected authority on legislation impacting school finance and operations.

  1. Increase advocacy efforts for an adequate, equitable and sustainable funding formula and additional resources for operations, facility improvements and technology.
  2. Increase training opportunities and resources to prepare SBOs to advocate for or against legislation.
  3. Strengthen relationships with legislators and key policymakers.
  4. Influence the establishment of consistent standards of accountability between choice schools and public schools.

Goal 3: Be the preferred association for strengthening SBOs relationships with their stakeholders.

  1. Increase programs to develop SBOs’ leadership and communication skills to strengthen relationships within the school community. 
  2. Increase the awareness and education of the school community about the essential roles and responsibilities of SBOs.
  3. Improve public opinion about public schools.