2018 VASS-VASBO Winter Conference
January 10 - 11 , 2018
In conjunction with the start of the Virginia General Assembly's 2018 Legislative Session in Richmond, VASS and VASBO offer a multi-session conference exploring budgetary and policy issues that directly affect the budget planning efforts of division superintendents and their school business officials.
Featuring presentations led by public policy experts, the conference will cover Governor McAuliffe's and the General Assembly's education-related legislative packages as well as the 2018 legislative positions that VASS and VASBO support and intend to advocate.
Conference participants are asked to check in between 11:00 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, January 10.
Formal conference activities begin with a luncheon and presentation at noon on Wednesday.
The conference concludes on Thursday, January 11, at 10:45 a.m for VASS members and at 4:15 pm for VASBO members.
“Analyzing the Governor’s Proposals and Other Issues Affecting School Division Budgets” – Jim Regimbal, Co-Founder, Fiscal Analytics, Ltd.
“Healthcare Changes and Their Impact on Medicaid Funding For School Divisions” – Sasha Pudleski, Assistant Director for Policy and Advocacy, American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
“The Latest Information from the IRS on Fringe Benefits” – Michael Durland, Federal State Local Government (FSLG) Specialist, Internal Revenue Service
“Virginia Retirement System Update” – Patricia Bishop, Director, Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
“Strengthening the Working Relationship between Superintendents and School Business Officials” – Raymond Bell, President, Mosaic Expression
Conference Fee and Registration for VASS Superintendents, VASS Financial Officers and other VASS Superintendent Designees, VASS Retired Superintendents, and VASBO Members
The 2018 Winter Conference fee for VASS Superintendents, VASS Financial Officers and other VASS Superintendent Designees, VASS Retired superintendents, and VASBO members is $225 per person.
The registration deadline is Friday, January 5.
In the registration form (below), required fields are indicated with a red asterisk. Mistakes made in completing the form will be highlighted in red.
Once you have submitted the registration, the person or people whom you have designated to receive a confirmation email should see that email (with registration information included) within 24 hours.
Pre-Payment is not required. However, if you would like to pay now by credit card or PayPal, you will be provided with a link to the VASS online payment portal after you submit your registration.
If you do not pay by credit card at registration, the person on the registration form whom you have identified as the billing contact will receive an invoice for payment after the conference.
If a purchase order number is provided on the registration form, it will be referenced on the invoice.
Notice of cancellation must be sent by email to Liza Scallet, the VASS Administrative Assistant, by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 5 . . . or you will be billed in full.
Registration for VASS Partners and VASBO Partners
VASS Business Partners and VASBO Business Partners are invited to participate in the Winter Conference. A specific number of representatives from each VASS and VASBO Partner are free, depending on their level of membership.
VASS Partners and VASBO Partners who would like to attend the conference are asked to contact Liza Scallet, the VASS Administrative Assistant, for registration information.
Please note: The registration link on this web page is for use ONLY by VASS Superintendents, their Financial Officers and Designees, Retired superintendents, and VASBO members.
Registration links for VASS and VASBO Partners will be provided by Liza Scallet.
VASS & VASBO have set aside rooms at the Richmond Marriott with a special conference rate of $139 for a single or double.
To reserve a room at the special conference rate before the December 15 deadline, call 1-800-228-9290 or click on this link:
Find location information and directions for the hotel here.
If you have questions or concerns, or would like to receive more information about this conference, please contact VASS Administrative Assistant, Liza Scallet at firstname.lastname@example.org