Member Programs & Benefits

Illinois ASBO member programs and benefits have done the hard work for you of finding services to help you within your district! Researched and brought forward with the help of school business officials or industry partners, the goal of each program is to provide a service to schools to help you operate efficiently and effectively. Many of these programs were formed together with other statewide school management associations.

Illinois ASBO-Created Programs

These programs were created by school business officials, for business officials to meet an established need in the industry.

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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.

Fund Administrator
PMA Financial Network, Inc.
(866) 747-4477
 
Fund Investment Advisor
Prudent Man Advisors, Inc.
 
Fund Distributor
PMA Securities, Inc.

For information, visit www.isdlafplus.com or contact: 

Donald E. Weber, Ed.D.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations
(630) 657-6435
dweber@pmanetwork.com

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MANAGE 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, visit www.illec.org or contact:

Holly Wallace
Sr. Programs Coordinator
(815) 753-9083
hwallace@iasbo.org

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STREAMLINE PURCHASING WITH THE ILLINOIS ASBO 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, visit www.illinois-pcard.com or contact:

Holly Wallace
Sr. Programs Coordinator
(815) 753-9083
hwallace@iasbo.org

Alliance-Created Programs

These programs were created and are run by Alliance association executive directors, with proceeds feeding back into the associations.

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RENEWABLE ENERGY COST SAVINGS:

Future Green

Future Green is a brand new renewable energy program for school districts and their residents. In alignment with Future Energy Jobs Act, the green energy project is designed not only to offer a cost savings by offering energy supply discounts for schools but also the families they serve and the businesses that support them. This is an out-of-the-box program uniquely designed within Illinois law and specifically crafted to help school communities.

Get Future Green program details.

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AFFORDABLE EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFITS:

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.

Get ISEBC program details.

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AFFORDABLE EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFITS:

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. 

Get MSEBP program details.

Affinity Programs 

Solicited or brought to Illinois ASBO by outside partners, these programs provide discounts, offers or services to you as an Illinois ASBO member benefit. Learn more about how to become an affinity program.

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GAIN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE THROUGH FORECAST5

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.

For information, visit www.forecast5analytics.com or contact: 

Scott K. Smith
National Sales Director
(630) 657-6400 x6412
ssmith@forecast5analytics.com

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CONNECT TO SAVINGS WITH CALL ONE

WANT TO KNOW WHY 200+ SCHOOL DISTRICTS USE CALL ONE FOR THEIR TELECOM NEEDS
Experience Competitive Pricing via IASBO Discounts
With over 25 years of experience successfully managing large providers such as AT&T, Call One is more nimble and flexible than the big guys can be. We move fast when you need something allowing you to focus on education.
• E-Rate Specialists
• Specializing in providing safety-focused communication services
• All operations, customer care & repair personnel located in Illinois
• Our people vs. the Large Carrier Machine
• Single bill for multiple service providers
For information, visit iasbo.callone.com or contact:

Larry Widmer, CPPB
Association & Government Relations Director
(312) 252-4955
lwidmer@callone.com





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or contact:

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Regional Manager Midwest
(847) 372-3381
tom.ford@omniapartners.com