Membership Overview

A not-for-profit professional association, OASBO is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio and has four statewide and twelve regional chapters. School business official (statewide) membership types include professional, associate, retired, honorary & lifetime. Vendors can join as service affiliate members.

 


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School Business Official Memberships

 

Professional

Those employed full-time in the business affairs of school districts (ex: treasurer/CFO, business manager). It is issued in the name of the SBO and remains with that individual, even if they change districts.
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Annual Dues: (Annual Salary + Board Paid Retirement x .008)
Member rates on seminars:
SBO Quarterly Subscription:
Online Tools (document library, member & vendor directories, videos):
Eligible for committees:
Eligible for OASBO services:
Mentoring Program: 
Right to vote or hold office:
Professional Assistance:
Evaluation System for Business Managers & Treasurers:

 


Associate

School district support staff, those licensed in school business but unemployed or not practicing, those seeking to enter the profession, state agency employees, full‐time students, related non‐profit org employees, higher ed. employees in positions related to school business administration.
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Annual Dues: $100
Member rates on seminars:
SBO Quarterly Subscription:
Online Tools (document library, member & vendor directories, videos):
Eligible for committees:
Eligible for OASBO services:
Mentoring Program:

 


Retired

Those who held active membership at the time of retirement. Retirement = accepted for retirement by SERS, STRS or PERS, and no longer employed full‐ time by an Ohio Board of Education. Retired‐rehired SBOs serving as treasurer/ CFO, business manager or similar function are not eligible for this membership type.
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Annual Dues: $50
Member rates on seminars:
SBO Quarterly Subscription:
Online Tools (document library, member & vendor directories, videos):
Eligible for committees:
Eligible for OASBO services:

 


Honorary

Awarded at the Annual Workshop to persons who may be so honored by the OASBO Board of Directors.
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Annual Dues: n/a
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SBO Quarterly Subscription:
Online Tools (document library, member & vendor directories, videos):
Eligible for committees:
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Lifetime

Awarded at the Annual Workshop to past state presidents who have announced their intention to retire from the school business field within the year, or if they will no longer be employed full‐ time in an SBO position.
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Annual Dues: n/a
Member rates on seminars:
SBO Quarterly Subscription:
Online Tools (document library, member & vendor directories, videos):
Eligible for committees:
Eligible for OASBO services:
 


Vendor Memberships



Service Affiliate

This is a vendor membership available to businesses / orgs who provide products and services to school districts. All employees of the business / org are considered members.
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Annual Dues: $500
Member rates on seminars:
SBO Quarterly Subscription:
Online Tools (document library, member & vendor directories, videos):
 

Upcoming ODE Deadlines

1/20/2017 >

Tax budget (or alternate form) due to County Auditor.

1/31/2017 >

Special education catastophic costs due to finance regional office.
Pupil transportation ridership report amendments due to the ODE office of pupil transportation.
ESC Boards must hold their organizational meetings by this date.
W-2 and tax statements due to past and present employees.

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