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School Business Officers Gather from Eleven States

Apr 28, 2009 by Lee Gaby

The opening general session takes place today, April 28, for the Southeastern Association of School Business Officials.(SASBO) Representatives of eleven states are gathered at Charleston WV for this event through May 1. Rob Terry of Huntsville, AL is the president of SASBO. He has responsibility for audit and risk management functions. The West Virginia ASBO chapter is holding its statewide conference in conjunction ...

LEADING CHANGE in Risk Management

Apr 21, 2009 by Lee Gaby

The keynote speaker today at the Risk & Insurance Management Society(RIMS) Annual Conference is John Kotter, author of Leading Change and My Iceberg is Melting. Professor Kotter’s talked is billed as “Leading Change.” He is the Konouke Matushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus, at Harvard Business School. The RIMS Conference brings together many of the world’s leading risk managers. Th...

Colorado Safe Schools Training

Apr 15, 2009 by Lee Gaby

Colorado Governor Bill Ritter kicks off an all day school safety training program in Colorado Springs today. The event is sponsored by the Colorado Safe Schools Resource Center. More information is available at http://www.safeschools.state.co.us/ The program includes three GENERAL SESSIONS: School Safety Center Model – Dr. Linda Kanan will give an overview of the Colorado School Safety Resource Center’s mission...

KY Mandates HS Coaches Safety Training

Mar 31, 2009 by Lee Gaby

The Kentucky legislature and Governor approved a new law last week that requires at least one coach at each practice or in a game who has completed a 10 hr. safety training program and passed an exam on injury prevention, emergency response and life-saving equipment. A statewide sports-related injury study will also be performed by October 1, 2009.

Employee Wellness Saves Money

Mar 19, 2009 by Lee Gaby

District wide employee wellness programs exist in about 42% of the school districts across the country, according School Employee Wellness: A Guide for Protecting the Assets of Our Nation’s Schools. This 54 page publication funded by the Center for Disease Control combines results of efforts by numerous districts and how-to information for achieving success in lowering healthcare and workers’ compensation...

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