Sponsored Programs

Frequently asked questions about Illinois ASBO sponsored programs.


SAVE TIME AND DOLLARS FOR YOUR DISTRICT

Benefit your district’s bottom line, while helping Illinois ASBO continue to provide you with all the other great benefits you depend on.

  • Invest wisely through ISDLAF+
  • Save on Energy Costs through the IEC
  • Forecast5 Brings Business Intelligence to Illinois School Districts
  • Streamline purchasing through the p-card program
  • Take advantage of affordable health benefits for your employees
  • Connect to phone savings with CallOne
  • Find competitively bid contracts with U.S. Communities

For more information on any of the programs listed below, you can contact Holly Wallace at (815) 753-9083 or hwallace@iasbo.org

 

INVEST WISELY THROUGH ISDLAF+

Co-sponsored by Illinois ASBO, IASA and IASB, the ISDLAF+ Fund offers opportunities for school districts to invest and manage funds.
  • The Liquid Class provides participants the benefit of unlimited check-writing privileges and a competitive yield.
  • The Max Class offers a higher potential yield with no minimum balance. 
Fund Administrator
PMA Financial Network, Inc.
(866) 747-4477
 
Fund Investment Advisor
Prudent Man Advisors, Inc.
 
Fund Distributor
PMA Securities, Inc.

For information contact: 
Donald E. Weber, Ed.D.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations
PMA Securities, Inc.
(630) 657-6435
dweber@pmanetwork.com

ISDLAF+ Web site: www.isdlafplus.com
 

CUT UTILITY COSTS WITH THE ILLINOIS ENERGY CONSORTIUM

Save on utility costs through a joint energy purchasing consortium sponsored by IASB, IASA and Illinois ASBO. Illinois school districts and community colleges have utilized these savings to bring more money into meeting their educational goals.

For information contact:
Holly Wallace
Sponsored Programs Coordinator
Illinois ASBO
(815) 753-9083
hwallace@iasbo.org

Illinois Energy Consortium Web site: www.illec.org
 

​FORECAST5 BRINGS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TO ILLINOIS SCHOOL DISTRICTS

5Sight combines powerful data mining tools and interactive visuals to fast-track discovery and analysis. Key decision makers can use 5Sight to quickly develop financial strategies and action plans.

5Sight Analyze allows users to view, explore, and get behind the details of the data. Our engineering and analytics team has cleansed and optimized the data to enable ultra-fast queries of very large data sets.
  • Filter data to a desired view
  • Export to spreadsheet applications or dashboards
  • Unlock the potential of the data in compliance/regulatory reports already submitted
  • Compare to peers, view a trend, or establish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
For information contact: 
Scott K. Smith
National Sales Director
Forecast 5 Analytics, Inc.
(630) 657-6400 x6412
ssmith@forecast5analytics.com
 
Forecast5 Web site: www.forecast5analytics.com

 


STREAMLINE PURCHASING WITH P-CARD

Partner with Illinois ASBO, Harris Bank/Mastercard, and other districts throughout the state utilizing this procurement card (p-Card) program. Streamline the purchasing process as you:
  • Reduce (not do away with) the purchase order paperwork.
  • Increase budget control and internal controls.
  • Provide better reporting in terms of who/what/when/how much.
  • Reduce the costs of payments.
For information contact:
Holly Wallace
Sponsored Programs Coordinator
(815) 753-9083
hwallace@iasbo.org

p-Card Web site: www.illinois-pcard.com

 


TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AFFORDABLE HEALTH BENEFITS FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES

Illinois Schools Employee Benefits Consortium (ISEBC)
Co-sponsored by Illinois ASBO, the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA), and the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB), the Illinois Schools Employee Benefits Consortium (ISEBC) includes a proprietary fully insured, comprehensive group health insurance plan that will offer member school districts the opportunity to provide employees health benefits at affordable prices.

Click here for ISEBC program details.

The Metropolitan School Employee Benefits Program (MSEBP)
Co-sponsored by Illinois ASBO, the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA), and the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB), The MSEBP provides comprehensive employee benefits school districts in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties.

With Mesirow Financial as the employee benefits broker, the MSEBP offers a customized employee benefits programs specific to IASA, IASB and Illinois ASBO members in this area. Services offered to MSEBP members include:

  • Employee Benefits Cost Savings Strategies
  • Advanced Technology
  • Compliance Solutions
  • Wellness Programs

Click here for MSEBP program details.

 


CONNECT TO SAVINGS WITH CALL ONE

Connect with Illinois ASBO and Call One, the nation’s largest wholesaler/reseller servicing 9,000+ clients, to experience superior service and cost savings on their phone bills. Members that team up with Illinois ASBO and Call One can:
  • Switch over existing AT&T local services and apply the new rates with no physical change.
  • Receive the same rate as all other members, no matter the size of the institution.
  • Enjoy consolidated and customized billing, including online billing and records.
  • Consult with Call One to keep up with new technologies and services.
For more information, contact:
Bill Mayer
Senior Account Executive
Call One
(312) 496-6695
wmayer@callone.com
 
or
 
Christine Mayer
Sales Executive
Call One
(312) 496-6684
Call One Web site: www.callone.com

 


FIND COMPETITIVELY BID CONTRACTS THROUGH U.S. COMMUNITIES

Illinois ASBO is proud to sponsor the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. U.S. Communities is the leading national government purchasing cooperative that reduces the cost of goods and services by aggregating the purchasing power of public agencies nationwide.

U.S. Communities provides participants with access to a broad line of competitively solicited contracts with national suppliers that have committed to providing their best overall public agency pricing.

For more information, visit www.uscommunities.org.

 

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