A CSBO Designation is the mark of a dedicated ASBOA PROFESSIONAL

 
A typical day of a School Business Official is filled with a multitude of activities from strategic leadership, finance, governance, risk management human resources, information management, technology, facilities and transportation management and more.  To be an effective professional in such a multi-disciplinary practice that supports student learning, it takes a special set of knowledge, skills and attributes.
 
ASBOA's designation of Certified School Business Official (CSBO) recognizes school business officials who demonstrate a combination of experience and education and who have the essential knowledge in the areas of practice in the profession of school business.
 
The titles of Certified School Business Official (CSBO) and Fellow Certified School Business Official (FCSBO) are protected under the School Business Officials Regulation, and the ASBOA bylaws.  
 

WHY THE CSBO DESIGNATION? THE CSBO DESIGNATION HELPS YOU:

  • Measure your expertise against the professional standards
  • Instill stakeholders' confidence and build trust in your school jurisdiction
  • Continue with individual professional development and continuing learning
  • Increase marketability with a designation that signifies a level of expertise specific to school business
 

WHAT DO I NEED TO APPLY FOR THE CSBO DESIGNATION?

  • You are regular member of ASBOA in good standing and have been active in Association activities for a minimum of 1 year prior to your application 
  • You have the education requirements as outlined in the School Business Officials Regulation
  • You have a minimum of 3 years experience in school administration in Canada
  • You have the minimum practice requirements and can provide supporting documentation through your role description and organizational chart
  • You have met the School Law and School Administration requirements
  • You can provide a letter of recommendation supporting your application for certification. 
 

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Log in to your Member Area
  • Click on "CSBO Application" form link
  • There is an application fee of $150.00 + GST, payable by cheque
 
For further questions, please contact the Association Registrar, Susan Lang:
Phone 780-451-7103
 
Applicants will be notified by the Chair of the Registration Committee to the status of their application within 60 days of submission.
 
 
 
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