Facilities Professional Development

Illinois ASBO offers a wide range of offerings catered to the needs of facilities professionals. Take advantage of any of the offerings below to grow in your knowledge and skills! 


Register for Upcoming 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 the Certified Plant Supervisor (CPS) Training and Exam. With two opportunities available, you are sure to find a training that fits your needs - or take them both! Both trainings will be held in Naperville. 

Learn More about the CPS Training & Exam on September 15-17, 2021

Learn More about the CPMM Training & Exam on October 5-8, 2021

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Programs for Facilities Professionals 

Facilities Operations Program

Facilities Operations Program 

This program sets a consistent standard for the development of high quality school facilities professionals. The knowledge base lays the groundwork of what a facility professional needs to know to succeed in their chosen field.

Facilities Certification Program

Facilities Certification Programs

Illinois ASBO partners with the Association of Facilities Engineering to provide knowledge and skills to enhance your district by training for a prestigious facilities certification.

Facilities Designation Program

Facilities Management Designation Program

Anyone who oversees school facilities will benefit from the wide range of topics, the opportunity for discussion and networking, and a wide array of resources and materials that will prove useful in the future.


Conferences for Facilities Professionals 

Facilities Forum

Facilities Forum at the Annual Conference

Facilities designation members and nonmember facilities professionals are invited to attend one day of the Illinois ASBO Annual Conference at a discounted rate. This is a great learning and networking opportunity! 

Facilities Professionals Conference

Facilities Professionals Conference

The Illinois ASBO Facilities Professional Conference is an opportunity to learn, connect and address the topics that will help you be prepared for any situation that arises in your school district.

Midwest Facilities Masters Conference

Midwest Facility Masters Conference

Illinois ASBO partners in this conference that gathers facilities professionals and business officials from throughout the Midwest. This is a great chance to network and share best practices as you attend facility-focused sessions.

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