University Partnerships

Illinois ASBO partners with three universities statewide to provide school business training, whether you wish to pursue your Masters degree, Doctoral degree or enroll in an expedited program to earn your Professional Educator License with a Chief School Business Official Endorsement.

Northern Illinois University (NIU) and Illinois ASBO have entered into a partnership agreement to deliver a Master of Science in Education in School Business Management and a Non-Degree CSBO Endorsement Program. Both lead to the attainment of a Professional Educator License with a Chief School Business Official Endorsement.


A new partnership between Illinois ASBO and Concordia University Chicago has been formed to provide Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership. This program has been designed especially with the needs of school business officials in mind.


The Superintendent Preparation Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale prepares students to be competent, dedicated and caring individuals who are ready to assume the responsibilities of a school district superintendent. Students develop skills and aptitudes that will enable them to continue their professional growth and education throughout their careers.​

Further Your Career With Illinois ASBO

Illinois ASBO Job Bank

Search for your next position in the field of school business management.


School Business Official Roadmap to Success

See a recommended path of programs and professional development for every stage in your career. 

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Career Transition Guidance

Whether it is your first day on the job, you are transitioning out of a district or you are in danger of a career crisis - there are resources here to support you in every crossroad.

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School Business Official Contract Checklist

See key elements that are worthy of consideration within a school business contract.

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Hiring & Training Resources

Whether you are looking to bring the expertise of a school business official into the district or new tools to help your staff succeed, find resources to help.

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Mentoring Services

Find Illinois ASBO members are ready and willing to assist your district through mentoring relationships.