School Business Affairs February 2019

GOAL #4 TAKE THE EXAM GOAL #2 APPLY FOR CERTIFICATION • Take the SFO Challenge by creating an account on asbointl.org/MySFO. • Review the eligibility criteria: ◦ Master’s degree in a field related to school business + 2 years of experience. OR ◦ Bachelor’s degree in a field related to school business + 3 years of experience. OR ◦ Completion of an ASBO affiliate workshop that covers the SFO Exam Competencies + 3 years of experience. OR ◦ 7 years as a school business official, based on approval of the seasoned practitioner provision. • Read the Candidate Handbook at asbointl.org/SFOHandbook. • View 11 Skills Refresher Videos and Assessment Questions asbointl.org/SFOVideos. • Use the SFO Exam Guidebook See a detailed outline of the accounting and school business management knowledge domains covered on the exam. • Access ASBO International’s Professional Standards and Code of Ethics asbointl.org/Ethics. • Attend study groups Contact your state or province ASBO affiliate. • Schedule your exam at one of 1,988 Pearson VUE SFO testing centers using your candidate ID number found in the authorization email. OR • Take your exam on site at the 2019 Annual Conference & Expo. DU E B Y JULY 2 7 fo r S FO ON S IT E • Complete Goals 1–3. • Contac t C e r ti fi c a t i o n @a s b o i n tl . o rg . • Take the exam at the 2019 Annual Conference & Expo, October 25–28 in National Harbor, Maryland. • Achieve a passing exam score and become an SFO! GOAL #1 GET STARTED GOAL #3 PREPARE FOR THE EXAM SUBMIT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 exam E AN N UAL CO N FER E NC E • Submit the SFO application and exam fee. * ◦ ASBO International Member Fee: $550 ◦ Non-member Fee: $650 • Save the authorization email that will arrive within 10 business days of submitting your exam application. You’ll need this email to schedule your exam. You must take the exam within five months of receiving your authorization email. *Save $150! Attend the SFO Seminar at ASBO International’s Annual Conference & Expo or an SFO workshop through your ASBO affiliate and receive a $150 coupon to apply toward your application fee. Coupon cannot be combined with other promotions. SAVE 44790Maynard Square, Suite 200 | Ashburn, VA 20147 | Phone: 866.682.2729 | asbointl.org

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