ASBO SFO® Certification Examination Preparation Course
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When: Thursday, March 2, 2017
8:30am to 4:30pm
Where: Ewald Conference Center
1000 Westgate Drive
St. Paul 55114
United States

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ASBO SFO® Prep Course Registration (PDF)

The Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations® (SFO®) designation defines the essential skills and knowledge that every effective school business professional should possess and lets employers know that you have real-world, practical expertise that can be readily applied to the current work environment. Download a brochure that provides an overview of this program.

The program is administered through ASBO International, and MASBO will provide a study prep course on March 2 to assist members who are interested in pursuing this designation. By completing this SFO® certification examination preparation program, you are eligible to have your initial application fee waived—a value of $150 for ASBO International members and a value of $225 for non-ASBO International members. All other program fees apply and are the responsibility of the candidate.

For a complete overview of the application process, see this short presentation.


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Prep Course
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Prep Course


$20.00 for members or non-members; lunch is provided.

Prep Course Details

The prep course will be presented by Jim Westrum, Executive Director of Finance and Business Service for Wayzata Schools; Steve Anderson, Business Manager for Proctor Schools; and Mae Hawkins, Executive Director of Business Services at ISD 287. The session includes review materials, and a morning snack and lunch will be provided. ASBO will waive the exam registration fees for those attending the prep course.

Lodging Information

Radisson Roseville · 2540 Cleveland Avenue North · Roseville, MN

  • There is not a block reserved, but we have negotiated a special rate of $97.00 per room per night, so please be sure to mention MASBO when making your reservations.
  • The Conference Center is an easy five-minute drive from the hotel.
  • Radisson reservations line: (651) 636-4567

Cancellation/Refund/No-Show Policy
Cancellations received by the MASBO office at least 48 hours prior to the event are eligible for a refund of the registration fee. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to the event. No-shows will be billed for any unpaid registration fees.

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