Designation Program Level I Requirements

Support Staff Designation - Level I Requirements

Successful completion requires: A total of 42 points to be earned over five years (24 required plus 18 electives).

Required Conferences: 24 points
Over the 5 years in the program, each Designee must accumulate a total of 24 points by attending any mix of the Conferences below.
  • SupportCon — 1 point per breakout session
  • Bookkeepers Conference — 1 point per breakout session
  • TechCon — 1 point per breakout session
  • Illinois ASBO Annual Conference — 1 point per breakout session
Only breakout sessions will count toward your point total; Opening and closing sessions will not count. Points per conference are based on the number of breakout sessions offered and may be subject to change.

Elective Courses: 18 points
Any Illinois ASBO seminar may qualify as an elective.

3 Points = Half Day Seminar, 6 Points = Full Day Seminar

If you have questions about your points or would like to join this program please contact Lindsay Plath at (815) 753-9350.

Professional Development Opportunities for Support Staff

Bookkeepers Conference

Designed specifically for bookkeepers and administrative office staff with sessions organized by a payroll and non-payroll track. 

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SupportCon offers support professionals the opportunity to learn best practices, network with colleagues, share ideas and more.

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Event Calendar

Access a listing of all of Illinois ASBO's professional development offerings.

Calendar of events