Maximize your budget, lower administrative costs and streamline the procurement process with BuyBoard! Since 1998, BuyBoard has been providing local educational agencies with increased purchasing power, lower administrative costs and compliance with legal requirements. BuyBoard vendors have been awarded contracts for products and services through a competitive procurement process, thereby giving members the opportunity for bulk discounts, combined with the ease of online shopping. CSBA is the exclusive provider of BuyBoard in California.
McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., offers Executive Search Service to provide districts and county offices of education with a streamlined process to meet their executive hiring needs. From identifying possible candidates, to the selection of a qualified superintendent, Executive Search Services offers an extensive and comprehensive process that guides the board through this critical time with ease and professionalism.
As school districts gaze towards an uncertain fiscal future, they are taking stock of how to best allocate the funds they currently possess. With the Legislative Analyst’s Office recent warning that educational funding cuts may be necessary, many districts are reckoning with the potential of a rocky path forward. Prefunding retiree healthcare benefits, known as Other Post-Employment Benefits, (OPEB) into a Section 115 Trust is a helpful tool in smoothing that path and providing potential budgetary relief in difficult times.
Long term obligations, such as OPEB, present a serious fiscal challenge for many districts. Retiree healthcare costs rise regardless of funding fluctuations within the Governor’s budget. Prefunding these critical obligations into a Section 115 Trust is a great way for districts to address those rising costs.
Property Planning Solutions by DCG Strategies aims to help school leaders explore the ways in which their real estate assets can be leveraged to secure additional funding for district initiatives, equip students with the education and experiences they need to be successful, invest in deferred facilities maintenance and capital improvements, reduce cost and liability from holding closed or grossly underutilized sites, bolster general fund reserves and even attract new staff.