Bloom Receives ASBO Award
Tim Bloom, Director of Business Services, Waukee Community School District, has been named an Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International Bridges to the Future Scholarship recipient. The Bridges to the Future Scholarship program is sponsored by MetLife Resources to recognize and support aspiring and new school business officials who are ASBO International members, have five years or less experience in the field of school business administration and are interested in further developing their professional network with colleagues, strengthening their skills and development.
“Exceptional leadership from school business administrators is an important factor of what our schools need to succeed. Bloom’s work ethic and dedication to this field, demonstrate the quality of standards for emerging leaders in this area,” said Derrick Kelson, vice president, MetLife. “MetLife is proud to support the development efforts of the Bridges to the Future Scholarship Program recipients.”
The program awards each of 20 honorees with a $2,000 scholarship to attend the ASBO International Annual Meeting and Expo in Phoenix, AZ, October 12-15 2012. Recipients will attend a special pre-conference workshop and networking luncheon at the Annual Meeting and have free access to the ASBO International Live Learning Center, which features more than 95 hours of professional development education from the 2012 Annual Meeting sessions.
John D. Musso, CAE, ASBO Executive Director, notes, “The Bridges to the Future Scholarship Program is a premier professional development experience and it provides us the opportunity to welcome Bloom, along with the other scholarship recipients, to the field and recognizes his excellent work. ASBO is pleased to honor him and other promising school administrators through this program.”