To qualify for the Smart Business Award, an individual or organizational CASBO member must have made an innovation or meaningful contribution to the improvement of their profession and the efficiency of school districts, based on the following criteria:
Outstanding practices and ideas that result in significant contributions to school entities or the profession of school business management.
Program or innovation has been developed and successfully implemented by California school business professional(s).
Program or innovation has made a statewide impact or has the potential to make an impact on the business practices of other school districts around the state
*The nomination must be made by someone other than the candidate.