Schedule at a Glance - WASBO Foundation FALL Conference 

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
11 AM-4:30 PM
Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing - Quit Qui Oc Golf Course
5 PM
 0.0 Instant Gratification Scholarship Fundraiser "Run"
5-7 PM
Early Registration & Welcome Reception

Thursday, October 5, 2023
7 AM-5:30 PM
 Conference Registration
7:15-8:15 AM
7:50-8:15 AM
Conference Welcome
8:15-9:00 AM
Team Building Challenge
9:00-10:00 AM
Conference Keynote: Thoughtfully Fit Teams: Creating a Winning Culture
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
 DPI Help Desk on SPED - Get your pressing questions answered! Appointments required. Make your appointment here:
10:10-11:00 AM
Concurrent Sessions 1
  • Filling the Gaps in School Safety - Focus on Mental Health & Community Response Teams
  • How to Talk to Your Community About School Finances and Taxes
  • The Future of School Transportation: Electric and Propane Buses
  • Know Your DPI Reporting Requirements: A Look at the Year Ahead
  • Breathe Easier: Indoor Environmental Quality- Facilities Manager Certification Core Module 3
  • Big Project Management: A Multi-Site Multi-Year School Facilities Project
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 2
  • Planning for Your Next Operational Referendum: What You Need to Know
  • Using Google to Create WICKED Budget Dashboards
  • Engagement & Well-Being: A Critical Investment in Yourself & Others!
  • Planning Strategies to Reach Your Target Cash Reserve (Fund Balance)
  • Healthy Buildings: Asbestos Management & Integrated Pest Management - Facilities Manager Certification Core Module 3
  • For Watt It's Worth - Strategic Utility Power Moves
12:00-12:50 PM
12:50-2:00 PM
General Session: To Levy or Not to Levy
2:10-3:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 3
  • Time for a Check Up: Determining Your District's Financial Health
  • Making the Switch to Self-Funded Insurance in a Smaller District
  • It Just Makes Cents: The Path from Cash-Centered to Cashless
  • It's Shark Week (Actually Month)! How to Survive October
  • Leading with Safety: Employee Health & Safety Programs - Facilities Manager Certification Core Module 3
  • Everyone Has a Role to Play: Supporting Other Departments & Colleagues
3:10-4:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 4
  • Gone But Not Forgotten: Accounting for OPEB
  • Self-Funding, The Sequel! The Long-Awaited Part Two!
  • Total Compensation: Remaining Competitive in a New World
  • Revenue Limitss: A Line-by-Line Exploration
  • Be Careful Out There: 20 Areas of Risk Management - Facilities Manager Certification Core Module 3
  • Facilities (Knights of the) Round Table on Recruitment & Retention
 4:10-5:00 PM
 Concurrent Sessions 5
  • Budget Forecasting & Budget Considerations for 2024-25 School Year and Beyond
  • It's No Vacation! A PTO Review and Feasibility Study
  • Creating an Employer-Based Health Clinic in a Self-Funded Insurance Plan
  • A Word to the WISEr: An Introduction to WISEgrants
  • Leaky Roofs & Drafty Buildings: Maintaining Your Exterior Envelope! - Facilities Manager Certification Core Module 4
  • Do You Need to Update Multiple Building Systems & Features? Probably!
5:00-7:00 PM
Networking Reception: Casino Night! Just Like a Bond Movie!
Friday, October 6, 2023
7:00-8:30 AM
8:30-9:00 AM
General Session: WASBO Updates
9:00-11:00 AM
 DPI Help Desk on SPED - Get your pressing questions answered! Appointments required. Make your appointment here:
9:10-10:00 AM
Concurrent Sessions 6
  • It's the Feds! Inflation Reduction Act & School District Financial Incentives
  • Follow the Money: Private Vouchers, ICS, and Base Revenue Hold Harmless
  • It Could Happen to You: Introduction to Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and Protective Security Advisors
  • Debt 101 (No Cheat Sheet Needed for This Class)
  • You Won't Be Singin' In The Rain - Without a Roof Maintenance Plan - Facilities Manager Certification Core Module 4
  • It's a Deal! State of Wisconsin Contracts and Vehicles
10:10-11:00 AM
Concurrent Sessions 7
  • Just How Hot is the Water Getting? Know the Rules of Ethics and Conflicts of Interest
  • Where Have All The Health Insurers Gone? District Strategies for the Health Care Crisis
  • Our Roadmap to Reunification: What We Learned from a Live Situation
  • Starter Kit for the New School Business Official (Accessories Not Included)
  • An Ounce of Prevention: Developing An Effective Preventative Maintenance Program - Facilities Manager Certification Core Module 4
  • How to Ask the Right Questions of Architects and General Contractors
11:10 AM-12:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions 8
  • The Ins and Outs (and Ups and Downs) of Your Benefits Renewal
  • One Issue, Two Issue, Red Issue, Blue Issue
  • Artificial Intelligence and Schools: How AI Will Shape the Future of Teaching, Learning, and Work
  • Tying It All Together: Sharing Key Takeaways from Your FALL Conference
  • Building Automation Management Systems (Batteries Not Included) - Facilities Manager Certification Core Module 4
  • You'll Appreciate This Someday: WRS, The State Pension Plan
12:00 PM
Grab N' Go Lunch