OASBO offers live in-person seminars, live virtual webinars, hybrid events, and self-paced/on-demand offerings for all career stages and skill levels of Ohio's school business officials. See below for registration, payment, and cancellation policies.
Live In-Person & Live Virtual Event Policies
Registration & Payment
During the online registration process, you will be asked to select whether you are attending in person or virtually. Due to room capacity, limited seating is available for live in-person attendance, thus seats will be assigned in the order the registrations are received. Registration for in-person is open online until three (3) business days prior to the event. No registrations will be accepted on site.
Your membership dues must be paid in full to receive member pricing.
You may register with a credit card or a purchase order. If using a purchase order, you can then pay via ACH*, with a check, or with any of the following major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. If using a purchase order number to register, payment must be received prior to the event.
Contact hours or CPIM credits for your attendance cannot be issued and verified until your invoice is paid in full. (Purchase orders are not considered a form of payment).
* To pay via ACH, please send your ACH form to email@example.com.
Upon registering for an event, the registrant will receive two emails: one containing the invoice (whether paid in full or reserved with a purchase order number), and one registration confirmation email with event details. The invoice email will come from firstname.lastname@example.org and has a subject line that says “OASBO Invoice.”
If you do not receive this email, you may view, print and/or pay your invoice by going to My OASBO > My Profile > My Account > View Account History.
Payment terms on invoices are Due Upon Receipt. OASBO reserves the right to place an organization on credit hold for non-payment of invoices. Credit hold means that no one from your organization may register for any events until all outstanding invoices are paid.
You will receive a registration confirmation email. This email contains the event date, name, and location. If you do not receive a confirmation email, first check your junk or spam folders. If you do not find a confirmation, please contact the OASBO office to verify that your registration went through.
Please note: This policy does NOT apply to Annual Conference and Leadership Institute cancellations.
Cancel ten (10) business days prior to event = 100 percent refund, or no charge to the district.
The following actions will result in no refund of registration fees, if paid, or an obligation to pay your outstanding invoice, if unpaid:
- Cancel less than 10 business days prior to event
- Switch from in-person to virtual attendance less than 10 business days prior to event
- Do not cancel and do not attend
For any offering with a virtual option, should you cancel less than 10 business days prior to the event, you will be switched to virtual attendance. All virtual events are recorded if you cannot attend live.
No substitutions are allowed.
No credit will be issued for future events.
Cancellations must be sent via email to email@example.com.
Inclement Weather Policy/Calamity Days
OASBO will cancel an in-person event when the county in which the event is taking place has declared an emergency level of two or three. In that case, OASBO will transition that event to online-only participation. If there is a level two or three emergency in the area an attendee resides and he/she therefore cannot travel to the in-person event, the attendee can attend the event virtually.
If an event is changed to online only due to inclement weather, there will be no refunds or fee credits issued due to pre-paid event and administrative costs.
Annual Conference & Expo
Annual Conference Attendee Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel 10 business days prior to event = 100% refund, or no charge to the district.
Cancel less than 10 business days prior to event = no refund.
Do not cancel and do not attend = no refund.
Expo Booth Purchase/Cancellation Policy
Credit card is the only payment option for Expo booth purchases. All Expo sales are final. No refunds or credit will be given.
Continuing Education/Maintaining Licensure
After completion of an OASBO event, and upon payment, each participant will be issued Contact Hours for the number of hours of instruction received. For your convenience, you can print documentation of your contact hours earned. Log into your My OASBO page. In the gray box on the left that says “Welcome back” you can generate your transcript by date range, or generate your full transcript.
Contact hours do not appear on your transcript immediately. Once you attend the event and OASBO accounting confirms that you have paid, your hours are verified, and should appear on your transcript approximately five business days after the event has concluded.
CPIM credit is given for attendance at some OASBO events. After attending an OASBO CPIM-approved event, you must log your participation in that event on your Treasurer of State (TOS) MyCPIM account. OASBO then verifies that participation, which authorizes TOS to issue the CPIM credit to your account. No credits are issued until both the TOS annual $100 certification fee is paid and the OASBO event fee has been paid. If you have any questions regarding CPIM credit, please contact Nadeen Askew.
Through a partnership with Ashland University, OASBO can offer college credits for some of our courses. If you are interested in receiving credits, please contact Katie Johnson, OASBO's Deputy Executive DIrector, prior to your attendance at an event.
Any licensed individuals working in other professions or any unemployed or retired treasurers who need to complete yearly LPDC requirements to maintain licensure are eligible to participate in OASBO’s program. The OASBO LPDC can ONLY serve individuals with a current, valid Ohio treasurer or business manager license.
On-Demand/Self-Paced Course Policies
OASBO offers a variety of on-demand eLearning courses and webinars, accessible via a web browser. In order to provide instant access to a course or webinar, purchases must be made with a credit card, are non-refundable, and non-transferable.
Membership dues must be paid in full in order to receive member pricing.
We accept the following major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.
Upon purchasing an eLearning course or webinar, you will receive two emails: one containing a paid invoice, and one registration confirmation email with course details. The invoice email will come from firstname.lastname@example.org and has a subject line that says “OASBO Invoice.”
If you do not receive this email, you may view or print your invoice by going to My OASBO > My Profile > My Account > View Account History.
Upon purchasing an eLearning course or webinar, you have instant access to the content. Access is available for 90 days from the date of purchase.
Contact hours are issued instantly to your transcript upon 100% completion of any OASBO eLearning course or webinar.
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