The New Jersey School Boards Association on Thursday, Feb. 21 is offering a School Finance Conference focusing on the budget process and other aspects of school finance. The conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) at the Conference Center at Mercer, 1200 Old Trenton Rd., West Windsor, N.J. 08550.

Session topics include:

  • Healthcare Savings
  • Negotiations
  • Procurement
  • Cost-savings best practices
  • And much more.

Review the full agenda. The School Finance Conference will also include an overview on school funding in New Jersey by Michael Vrancik, NJSBA’s director of governmental relations; a networking “Lunch and Learn,” featuring hot topics in school finance; and a panel discussion and question and answer session on cost-savings, procurement and health care.

Cost/Registration Information The cost is $99 per person. Registration of school board members and other district staff who have been reported to NJSBA through the completion of the district census form may be completed online, but only by the school business administrator, who must attach a scanned copy of the purchase order with the registration. Registration information is here. 

Professional Development The program offers four Board Member Academy credits, and five Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA) continuing education credits.

Who Should Attend? School board members, business administrators, superintendents, school human resource professionals, and district staff members with an interest in school finance, employee health care, and procurement.

For questions regarding this program, please email Lou Schimenti.