103 episodes

A brief, weekly conversation about the insights, highlights & challenges of public education as told by school business officials and industry experts.

SBO Perspectives Jack R. Mitchell & John J. Brucato

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

A brief, weekly conversation about the insights, highlights & challenges of public education as told by school business officials and industry experts.

    What's the Psyche of a New SBO?

    What's the Psyche of a New SBO?

    We always love having new SBO’s on the podcast and today we’re excited to bring you Dr. Michael Lewis, Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services at the Lewiston-Porter School District in New York. Michael as been on the job for a whopping four months and gives us his take on how his unique background has prepared him for the many challenges faced by the modern SBO.

    Succession Across the Pond: An Institution of School Business Leaders

    Succession Across the Pond: An Institution of School Business Leaders

    No matter where you are in the world, the job of an SBO has many of the same challenges. Stephen Morales, CEO of the Institute of School Business Leadership in the United Kingdom, highlights those challenges faced by SBOs in the UK, ongoing funding equity issues for students and why the current political turmoil has made it so challenging for meaning progress in public education.

    From a New England Zero (Based) to Hero

    From a New England Zero (Based) to Hero

    How familiar are you with your budget? What about your district and building leaders? Howie Barber, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations at Old Rochester Regional School District in Massachusetts takes us on his journey of becoming and SBO and why he’s implemented Zero Based Budgeting at his District. His take on diving into each budget line every year demonstrates the importance of knowing your budget inside and out while addressing the needs of students budget by budget.

    A Fervent SBO Soaring to New Heights

    A Fervent SBO Soaring to New Heights

    We’ve had our fair share of SBO's on the podcast who are passionate about the work they do but few come close to Cindy Reilmann, Director of Finance at Francis Howell R-III SD. A major proponent of ASBO International and one of 2022’s Eagle Award winners, Cindy shares her SBO experiences and why she loves the work so much.

    The House of the ASBO

    The House of the ASBO

    Today we sit down with the head honcho of ASBO International, Executive Director David Lewis. Find out all about what the organization does for its members and what is on the horizon for membership growth and professional development opportunities!

    Clarity & A Funding Formula from the Buckeye State

    Clarity & A Funding Formula from the Buckeye State

    It’s not every day we speak to someone who was instrumental in contributing to a state’s education funding formula but we lucked out! Ryan Pendleton, Executive Director at North Coast Shared Services Alliance joins us to speak about how his contributions influenced Ohio’s state funding mechanism and how to best communicate to your BOE and community.

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