Handbooks & Manuals

Need help navigating the ins and outs of specific school business management practice? These handbooks and manuals are member-created and serve as a resource to help guide your business office operations. Please note the date of publication and check for relevant updates in the law affecting these practices.

Available Handbooks & Manuals


Purchasing Manual

A guide to the broader background of the overall purchasing process as well as, its specific and various components.

Payroll Manual

A guide to payroll processing for Illinois school districts including processing new employees, FLSA, quarterly and annual reports and more.


Risk Management Handbook

An introduction to insurance coverages and the loss exposures inherent in school operations as seen by the insurance industry.