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John A. Crafton
Executive Director


MASBO Announcements
SBO RubricSBO Rubric

Rubrics – defined in the regulations as “scoring tool[s] that describe characteristics of practice or artifacts at different levels of performance” (603 CMR35.02) – are a critical component of the Massachusetts educator evaluation framework and are required for every educator. Rubrics are designed to help educators and evaluators (1) develop a consistent, shared understanding of what proficient performance looks like in practice, (2) develop a common terminology and structure to organize evidence, and (3) make informed professional judgments about formative and summative performance ratings on each Standard and overall.

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Upcoming EventUpcoming Event

Conference Call Documents

New DOR Ruling


The DOR has issued a ruling concerning the application of the sales tax to certain leases and sales of computers by public school departments to students or parents.  Click here to view the ruling.


MASBO Events

Last Year Event DocumentsLast Year Event Documents

Mark Your Calendars

MASBO FY 2013-2014 Events

Click here for the event calendar. 

Save The Drive Program Event


MA Child Nutrition Programs: Addressing Child Nutrition Changes

Presented to MASBO Save The Drive
Presented by Kathleen C. Millett, LDN
January 24, 2013

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License waivers deemed illegal
Education license waivers illegal
Judge says automatic process violates law

Smart School BudgetingSmart School Budgeting

The Rennie Center has created a toolkit, Smart School Budgeting: Resources for Districts, aiming to assist district leaders in decision-making about school budgeting. Smart School Budgeting is intended to push school leaders to take a more deliberative approach to school budgeting. The resources presented in the toolkit act as a starting point for districts examining their own budgeting processes.

SmartSchool Budgeting: Resources for Districts


ASBO National SFO Certification ProgramASBO National SFO Certification Program

Developed by school business management professionals and supported by ASBO International, the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations® (SFO®) defines the essential skills and knowledge that every effective school business professional should possess. If your school district is looking for employees who have what it takes to manage school finances and operations, look no further.

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School Costs

ARRA Quarterly Reporting
Listen to the recent ARRA Quarterly Reporting
December 19, 2011 Teleconference 
hosted by Jay Sullivan of the DESE. 

MASBO Performance Assessment
Each year MASBO asks membership to rate the organization.  Please review the findings as they appear in the Survey Monkey tool.  This mechanism is key and your continued feedback will help us stay on track in delivering quality services.

2013 Performance Assessment 
MASBO 27th Annual Trade Show- March 17, 2015
MARCH 17, 2015 The Lantana, Randolph, MA. Booths are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis until all available space is sold out.

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Sponsorship/Membership Payments
Vendors can use the links below to make on-line payments for Sponsorships or MASBO Membership.