Business Officers' Conference

Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando
May 3-5, 2020



Donna Orem
President, National  Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Opening Keynote // Insight to Action: School Sustainability in a World of Rapid Change
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Scott E. Barron
Founder and Chief Reinvention Officer, School Growth
Closing Keynote // Relationships: The Most Valuable Off-Balance Sheet Assets
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Who should attend?
Independent School CFOs, Business Officers, and Directors of Auxiliary Programs, as well as Heads and Administrators. Others are welcome.

Earn CPE Credits!
In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE sponsors, CPE credits will be granted based on a 50-minute hour. In order to be awarded the full credit hours, you must be present, registering your attendance and departure on the attendance sheets at the registration desk for each session.

Feedback from last year's participants:

What aspect of this conference was the most valuable for you?

"Networking and sharing information and resources with other schools."
"Topics were on point and very beneficial."
"I can't pinpoint one aspect. I thought the entire conference was spectacular!"
"Every speaker I heard was engaging and effective with helpful information."
"The Auxiliary Programs breakouts and discussions were enlightening."
"Spending time with colleagues."


Renaissance Orlando Airport is located at:
5445 Forbes Place, Orlando, FL 32812


Early Bird Registration Cost:
$425 (Members) / $525 (Non-Members)
Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 6, 2020

Regular Registration Cost:
$495 (Members) / $595 (Non-Members)

Registration Deadline: April 3, 2020
Registration cost includes sessions, materials, Sunday dinner, and Monday lunch.

Breakfast is available at the hotel but is not included in the registration cost for the conference. For those staying at the hotel, the hotel rate includes one hot breakfast voucher per night.

Monday dinner is optional and an additional $35. When you register, please indicate whether or not you plan to attend. Buca di Beppo is located at 8001 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32809.
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Hotel Room: $148 (plus taxes)
This rate includes one hot breakfast voucher per night.

Hotel Deadline: April 3, 2020
To receive the FCIS group rate at the hotel, reservations must be made by this date. Participants are expected to make their own hotel reservations. Registration fee does not include the price of the guest room. To make a reservation, use this Renaissance Reservation Link or call 1.800.619.6720. Make sure to ask for the FCIS group rate.

Self-Parking: $8 for daily/overnight

Cancellation & Refunds: All hotel cancellations must be made directly through the hotel and in accordance with hotel policy. Conference refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to There is a $50 processing fee through Friday, March 27, 2020, with no refunds after this date.

View Complaint Resolution Policy
For any questions or more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact Alison Carlson in the FCIS office at 813-287-2820 or

Private school leaders may submit for travel reimbursement through the Florida Department of Education for the FCIS Business Officers' Conference, using this link.

Please note, at this time, travel reimbursement is only for leaders – Heads, administrators, and any other “school leaders” that fit the ESSA definition of a school leader. Teachers are not eligible at this time.

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FCIS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: