The Value of Membership

"Membership makes me a better business leader for my district. I’m able to connect with colleagues, participate in outstanding professional development, stay informed, and reap the benefits of the vast resources ASBO International offers."
Christi Schaefbauer, Mandan School District, North Dakota
Member since 2010

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Member Benefits

Be Part of a Global Network

ASBO International is committed to serving and supporting school business officials around the world. And membership with ASBO has never been more exciting! From dynamic events and conferences to exciting educational opportunities to our interactive membership community, our members are connecting, learning, and making a difference in their districts. The best part? Membership with ASBO International instantly connects to you to these resources and this robust network of support.

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The Membership Advantage


Our members value the unique networking opportunities that only ASBO International can provide. In addition to annual face-to-face networking opportunities, we’re taking networking to a new level with the Global School Business Network, our robust online networking platform. Sign in to the network to start communicating with other members, posting or joining online discussions, searching for resources, reading blogs, and much more. If you run into a school business problem, don’t reinvent the wheel—a fellow member probably has the answer.


Whether it’s our award-winning monthly magazine featuring comprehensive articles or a quick-read publication focused on an important and timely topic, ASBO International has you covered. Through an array of publications—School Business Affairs magazine, School Business Daily news briefs, and more—we keep you up-to-date and informed with the news you need, when and how you need it. Our partner Rowman & Littlefield Education also periodically publishes books on relevant school business issues—available to members at a 20% discount.

Online Resources

Is your district seeking a specific product? The ASBO Buyer’s Guide can point you to some reputable vendors. Looking for a new job? Career Central is your one-stop-shop for scanning new job postings, finding resume-writing tips, reviewing most-asked interview questions, and more. Our resource center also provides valuable tips and tools for a variety issues impacting school business management.

Professional Development

School business changes constantly, so you need to keep learning. The Annual Meeting & Expo, Education On Demand, and periodic webcasts are excellent opportunities to expand your knowledge and spark ideas to benefit your district. Members can also earn professional distinction by applying for our prestigious industry awards—Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting, Meritorious Budget Awards, Eagle Awards, and Pinnacle Awards.

Advocacy and Outreach

Keep your finger on the pulse of education legislation through the Legislative Action Center, which provides the latest on issues that affect your district, including current legislation, and puts local and state officials at your fingertips.


In addition to benefits that help with your day-to-day responsibilities, ASBO International membership includes discounts on all of our programs, services, and event registrations.