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Vision, Mission, Motto and Member Benefits

The Association of School Business Officials of Maryland and the District of Columbia is a professional organization which provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business practices through professional development, recognition, and the effective management of available resources.

ASBO serves school business professionals by:
- promoting educational excellence through improved business practices
- providing networking opportunities
- identifying and sharing solutions to everyday problems
- offering professional expertise in major business areas
- compiling and sharing research information and best practices


Our organization promotes high-quality, exemplary school business practices, professional development, and communications to school business officials to ensure the effective and efficient delivery quality support services to educational communities which contributes to a measurable improvement in student performance.

Mission Statement

The Association of School Business Officials of Maryland and the District of Columbia:

Ensures that school business professionals are equipped to deliver the highest quality support services to the educational community by affording them the opportunity to share business solutions with colleagues.

Improves business practices through rigorous professional development.

Provides access to the best practices and scholarly research.


Professional Development IS our business.

Member Benefits

When you become a member of the Association of School Business Officials, Maryland and the District of Columbia (ASBO MD & DC), you join a professional community of almost 1,100 members in Maryland and the District of Columbia, as well as thousands of other school business leaders across the United States and Canada who are continuously learning by sharing the best ideas of their colleagues to reduce costs and optimize revenues, take advantage of very affordable professional development opportunities throughout the year, and direct increasingly limited resources to the classroom to improve teaching and learning.

ASBO MD&DC membership roles include individuals in virtually every position in education from superintendents to clerks, from business managers to students in school finance. All members benefit from the sharing of knowledge and perspective. Our professional development opportunities are available for all levels of membership in the following areas:  

  •  Administrative & Fiscal
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Pupil Transportation
  •  Purchasing
  • Safety/Security & Risk Management
  • School Food & Nutrition Services
  • School Facilities

Contact Us

1200-C Agora Drive, Suite 241
Bel Air, MD 21014