August 2018 Print

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    As our new year at ASBO MD&DC, as well as a new school year begin, we would like to thank our members and business partners for a successful 2017-2018! We have many wonderful professional development experiences in store in the upcoming months and we extend our best wishes as you embark on a new year!

    2018 - 67th Annual Fall Conference

    The date is quickly approaching for our fall conference on November 2, 2018 at the Maritime Conference Center in Linthicum Heights. Our theme for this conference is "School Security is Everybody's Business." Topics will explore security as it relates to every school business discipline, whether it be Administration, Facilities, Food & Nutrition, Transportation, Human Resources, IT, Purchasing or Safety & Security. Registration will open online next week. We hope to see you at the conference!

     

    SAVE THE DATE! ASBO International is coming to National Harbor, MD!

    The ASBO International Annual Meeting & Expo will take place October 25–28, 2019 at National Harbor, Maryland. We are excited to be the host affiliate and look forward to the event! Stay tuned for information about how you can attend.

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    Calendar of Events

    The schedule of classes for the Foundations of School Business Management has been finalized. You may now register for all meetings and events here.

    DATE

    CLASS/FORUM

    TIME

    LOCATION

    ADDRESS

    Monday, September 10, 2018 Fundations of Government Fund Accounting 8:30-4:00 M.A.B.E.
    * note location & time change
    621 Ridgely Avenue, Suite 300
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Faoundations of Facilities Management 9:00-3:30 AA Professional Growth & Development Center 2671 Carver Road
    Gambrills, MD 21054
    Friday, November 2, 2018 2018 Annual Fall Conference 7:30-2:30 Maritime Conference Center

    629 Maritime Blvd.
    Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
    Monday, November 26, 2018 Foundations of Transportation Operations 9:00-3:30 AA Professional Growth & Development Center 2671 Carver Road
    Gambrills, MD 21054
    Thursday, December 6, 2018 Foundations of Information Technology 9:00-3:30 AA Professional Growth & Development Center 2671 Carver Road
    Gambrills, MD 21054
    Monday, January 14, 2019 Foundations of Safety and Risk Management 9:00-3:30 AA Professional Growth & Development Center 2671 Carver Road
    Gambrills, MD 21054
    Friday, February 22, 2019 Foundations of Human Resources 9:00-3:30 AA Professional Growth & Development Center 2671 Carver Road
    Gambrills, MD 21054
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Foundations of Food and Nutrition Services 9:00-3:30 AA Professional Growth & Development Center 2671 Carver Road
    Gambrills, MD 21054
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Foundations of Purchasing 9:00-3:30 AA Professional Growth & Development Center 2671 Carver Road
    Gambrills, MD 21054

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    Member News

    Time to renew your membership!

    All ASBO MD&DC memberships run July 1 - June 30 so renew now for 2018-2019! If you would like to know the status of your membership, you may contact Michelle Schell at mschell@asbo.org

    Lunch & Learn Webinars - free to members!

    Welcome to our Lunch & Learn Webinar series! We are excited to bring you topics such as: "Fraud Detection and Prevention," "Excel Intermediate 1," "Excel Intermediate 2," and "Sexual Harassment: Law and Best Practices for the School Leader". You can find more information, dates and times under our Professional Development menu, or by clicking here.

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    Awards & Accolades

    AACPS ONE OF THREE SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN STATE TO EARN HONORS FOR SUMMER MEALS PROGRAMS

    Posted on May 8, 2018 by AACPS Communications Office
    Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) has been recognized as among the best school systems in the nation for its efforts to serve nutritious and appealing meals to children through the summer months when school is not in session. The school system is one of three in the state to earn the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Turnip the Beet Award. School systems in Carroll and Caroline counties also earned silver awards through the program, which was created to showcase agencies that are going above and beyond to ensure that children and teens are receiving high-quality meals that are both nutritious and appetizing.
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    APPLICATION DEADLINES RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!

    Phillips Best Practice Award

    This award is announced annually at the Fall Conference to recognize outstanding and innovative practices and ideas that result in significant improvements to the profession of school business management and the operation of schools. Submissions shall be submitted electronically as a word document to jlaporta@asbo.org and must be received BY OCTOBER 1.
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    Paul Bell Award

    The Paul B. Bell Award is given each year at the Spring Conference to an ASBO member who has demonstrated extraordinary contributions to schools, the community, and ASBO. It commemorates Paul Bell’s dedication to Howard County Public Schools and ASBO. Nominations must be sent to jlaporta@asbo.org BY FEBRUARY 1.

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