The WASBO Facilities Manager Certification Program is offered by the Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials and is recognized by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Certification is the preferred end; however, individuals may take selected courses in the curriculum without obtaining Certification. Any level of participation will add to one’s experience and knowledge base. Those completing the Facilities Manager Core Certification program requirements are recognized at the WASBO Spring Conference.
The Certification program is managed by the WASBO School
Facilities Committee with support from the WASBO Executive Director and staff
and the WASBO Safety & Risk Management Committee. The Facilities Committee
identifies topics and speakers, reviews the course materials, and provides
feedback to the speakers.
Required Hours for Certification
To obtain core Certification, an applicant must complete 32
hours of the WASBO Facilities Manager Core Certification curriculum.
Frequency of Course Offerings
Each year courses are offered at the WASBO Facilities Management Conference, Spring Conference, Fall Conference and Midwest Facility MastersConference. A complete module is offered at each of these conferences.
Additional sessions are offered at the Custodial & Maintenance Conferences.
In a typical year, WASBO offers approximately 15 to 20 hours of courses, or 3-4
Modules, allowing a participant to complete the Certification in as little as
To Receive Credit
At each course, a sign-in sheet is circulated during the
session. To receive credit for your attendance, find or add your name to the
list. Your signature will verify your attendance. This is our only record of
your attendance and must be recorded during session attendance to receive