Facilities Certifications

Gain even more knowledge and skills to bring back to your district by training for a prestigious facilities certification. Certification is offered in partnership with the Association for Facilities Engineering and is one of the fastest growing and most esteemed of its kind. Your certification will demonstrate that you bring skills and knowledge beyond the technical side of your profession — from the boiler room to the boardroom.

For questions regarding Illinois ASBO Facilities Certifications contact Lindsay Plath or call (815) 753-9350.

Illinois ASBO Named as the 2019 CPMM Leadership Award Honoree!2019 AFE CPMM Honoree

AFE Honors™ recognize the achievements made by facilities management professionals in the field as well as their communities. Being named the 2019 Honoree recognizes the hard work of Illinois ASBO over the last year to advance the aims of the CPMM credentialing program as a model for others to follow. A special mention goes to Scott Mackall and John Fuhrer, members of the team who helped develop Illinois ASBO/AFE facilities certification programs. They will be accepting the award on Illinois ASBO's behalf in September.


Illinois ASBO Offers Two Certification Exams!

Gain even more knowledge and skills to bring back to your district by training for a prestigious facilities certification such as the Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM) or Certified Plant Supervisor (CPS). Registration is filled for 2021, please check back for 2022 dates. 

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The Development & Benefit of Certification Programs

The 2016 Lighthouse Award recognized two outstanding facilities managers for their work in the development of Illinois ASBO Facilities Certification programs. These programs help facilities professionals to extend their training and expertise while bringing a recognized credential to their school districts. 


Facilities Certification Information

CPMM Certification

Information and registration details for the Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM) training and exam.


CPS Certification

Information and registration details for the Certified Plant Supervisor (CPS) training and exam.

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Certification Renewal

Time to renew your CPS or CPMM certification?  More information about the renewal process here.

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Facilities Certification Training Team

Learn more about the qualified professionals who will be facilitating your training.

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Facilities Certification Study Tips

Tips to prepare for your upcoming training and exam.

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Facts and FAQs

Find out if you qualify for one of our certification offerings and get your other questions answered about the process.


Professional Development


Facilities Operations Program

A new, consistent standard for the development of high quality school facilities professionals. This is a great way to earn points and keep up your certification! 

Professional Development Committees

Professional Development Committees

Create learning opportunities and provide relevant content for Illinois ASBO. Share your knowledge in this collaborative environment by joining a PDC today!

Facilities Professionals Conference

Facilities Professionals Conference

Join your peers in a day of networking and learning each spring at the conference planned specifically to meet the needs of facilities professionals!