MASBO Institute
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2/24/2020 to 2/27/2020
When: Monday, February 24 to Thursday, February 27, 2020
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Roseville Minneapolis
2540 N Cleveland Ave
Roseville, Minnesota  55113
United States

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All registrations must be accompanied by full payment/purchase order to reserve your place at the event.

Registration is now closed. Please contact the Jessica Truhler at if you would like to get on the waitlist.

MASBO Institute is a four-day, intensive introduction to all areas of school business management. It utilizes presenters from school districts, state agencies, and the private sector to provide a solid introduction to the world of school business. The Institute is helpful for those who are new to the profession, and also to those who have worked in school business, but want to broaden their knowledge base. In addition, attendees leave the Institute with a network of peers and industry professionals who can provide information and support for years to come.

Registration fees include all sessions, materials, and meals. Attendees may commute to the Institute each day, or conveniently stay at the DoubleTree.

View the agenda here

Areas covered include:

  • Audits
  • Budgeting
  • Cash Management & Investing
  • Community Education
  • Construction and Vehicle Purchases
  • Employee Benefits
  • Food Service
  • General Education Funding Formulas
  • Legal Issues for School Business Officials
  • Long Term Facilities Maintenance and Health & Safety
  • Maintenance Of Effort
  • MDE Website
  • MN K-12 Education Finance System
  • Personnel Issues
  • Physical Plant Management
  • Planning School Facilities
  • Purchasing Management
  • Risk Management
  • School Business Official- Role and Relationships
  • SERVS Financial
  • Special Pupils
  • State Special Education Aids
  • Submission Timeline Calendars & SEDRA
  • Summer Levy
  • Tools For Financing Capital Projects
  • Transportation Management & Funding
  • Tuition Billing


MASBO Institute utilizes presenters from MDE, school districts, and the private sector to provide sessions on the above topics geared just for the school business manager. The days’ schedule follows; please see the agenda for a detailed schedule for each day.

Monday, February 24

8:30-9:00am Arrival/Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00-11:40am Sessions: Role of Business Officials, Education Finance System, Gen Ed Funding
11:40am-12:30pm Lunch
12:30-5:00pm Sessions: Budgeting, Gen Ed Funding Formulas, Summer Levy, UFARS, Cash Mgmt
5:00-7:00pm Welcome Dinner – Lucky's 13 Pub


Tuesday, February 25

8:00-8:15am Arrival/Continental Breakfast
8:15-11:45am Sessions: Audit, Special Ed, Physical Plant Mgmt
11:45am-12:30pm Lunch
12:30-5:00pm Sessions: MDE Topics


Wednesday, February 26

8:00-8:15am Arrival/Continental Breakfast
8:15am-12:00pm Sessions: Legal Issues, Community Ed, Planning School Facilities
12:00-12:45pm Lunch
12:45-5:00pm Sessions: LTFM and Health & Safety, Tools for Financing Capital Projects, Food Service, Transportation Mgmt & Funding

Thursday, February 27

8:00-8:15am Arrival/Continental Breakfast
8:15-11:45am Sessions: Personnel, Employee Benefits
11:45am-12:45pm Lunch & Evaluation of Institute
12:45-3:00pm Sessions: Purchasing Mgmt, Risk Mgmt & Workers' Compensation

2020 MASBO Institute Rates

MASBO Members $420
Non-Members $520

Your registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and breaks each day. Food is served buffet style, and includes options for attendees with dietary restrictions.  Also, on Monday evening you are invited to a welcome dinner at Lucky’s 13 Pub in Roseville. Hotel guests will be shuttled to the restaurant, and commuters can meet us there. Your meal is included as part of your registration. We hope you will join us for this relaxed, networking time.

Attire is business casual.

Location and Lodging

MASBO Institute will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Roseville Minneapolis, 2540 Cleveland Avenue North, Roseville, MN.

A block of rooms have been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton Roseville Minneapolis, with a rate of $109 per night single/double. To reserve your room, call the hotel directly at (651) 636-4567, and reference that you are with MASBO.

DoubleTree by Hilton Roseville Minneapolis
2540 Cleveland Avenue North, Roseville, MN
(651) 636-4567

If you are staying at the hotel and using a school credit card without your name on it, you must complete a Third-Party Credit Card Authorization Form (PDF).

The DoubleTree is located just a few blocks from Rosedale Center, and is near a wide variety of eating and shopping establishments.

Thank You, 2020 Institute Sponsor!


Attendance Requirements

Successful completion of the MASBO Institute requires attendance at all sessions. Please advise the moderator or MASBO Executive Director if a situation arises that requires you to miss a session or leave early.

In case of inclement weather, you will receive email updates regarding any changes to the agenda.  All attempts will be made to hold the Institute as planned, but as participants come from all areas of the state, with varying weather conditions, you should make travel decisions based on the conditions in your area.

You will receive another confirmation with more details in February. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Connie Nordquist at 651-999-8424 or

CE Credits

MASBO will apply for Continuing Education credits from the Minnesota Board of School Administration for the program; the number of credits will be dependent on the hours of the program.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received by the MASBO office at least 5 business days prior to the event are eligible for a refund of the registration fee, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received fewer than 5 business days prior to the event. No-shows will be billed for any unpaid registration fees.

Audio/Video Policy: Registration and attendance at, or participation at association events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to association’s use and distribution of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Code of Conduct: MASBO is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment for all participants, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race, or religion. MASBO will not tolerate harassment of event attendees in any form. Those violating these rules may be sanctioned, expelled from the event without a refund, and/or excluded from attending future events, at the discretion of the organization.

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