We’ve partnered with Credly to provide a digital version of your CASBO certifications. Digital badges can be used in email signatures or digital resumes, and on social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook. This digital image contains verified metadata that describes your qualifications and the process required to earn them.

Adding a digital badge to your social and professional accounts can help you:

  • Boost your resume and professional profile with a visible and credible demonstration of your skills
  • Connect with other school business professionals by sharing your badge and tagging #casbocertified
  • Track your progress and development as you earn new badges over time

Digital Badge – Issue Dates

  • CBO Certification, November 2023 – First retroactive issue
  • CBO-E designation, January 2024 – First retroactive issue
CASBO Chief Business Official Digital Badge

Certified CBO

• Completed training focused on the competencies of a Chief Business Official (or similar) position in California;

• Passed a rigorous, practice-based examination;

• Is committed to continuing education within the profession of school business.

CASBO Digital Badge CBO-Ex

Certified CBO-E

• Completed training focused on the competencies of a Chief Business Official (or similar) position in California;

• Passed a rigorous, practice-based examination;

• Is committed to continuing education within the profession of school business;

• Has 5+ years of experience as a Chief Business Official plus a Bachelor’s (or higher) degree.

FAQs

Q: What is an open badge?

A: Open badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online.

Q: How does my certification get displayed as a badge?

A: We have partnered with Credly to translate the learning outcomes you’ve demonstrated into a badge, issued and managed through the company digital badging platform. The technology Credly uses is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share and verify your competencies digitally.

Q: How will I know if I’ve earned a badge?

A: You will receive an email notification from Credly (admin@credly.com) with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.

Q: Where and how can I share my badge?

A: You can share your badge directly from Credly to LinkedIn, X, and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature. Learn how to share on LinkedIn through this video or how to add to your email signature through this video. Step-by-step instructions for more sharing options can be found on Credly.

Q: What if I don’t want my badge to be public?

A: You can easily configure your privacy settings in Credly. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.

Q: What’s to keep someone else from copying my badge and using it?

A: While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on Credly. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.

Q: What are the benefits of a badge?

A: Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of. Credly also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through Credly.

Q: Is there a fee to claim or share my digital badge?

A: No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.

Q: Can I export badges issued through Credly to other badge-storing platforms?

A: Yes, you can download your badge from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded badge contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) compliant metadata embedded into the image. This allows you to store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, such as the Badgr Backpack.

Q: Can I import badges issued from other platforms into Credly?

A: Not at this time.

Q: Who is Credly?

A: Credly is the end-to-end solution for issuing and managing digital credentials. Credly works with credible organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide.

Q: I have a question about Credly. Where can I find support?

A: You can find tutorials and answers to additional questions here: support.credly.com

Need assistance with CASBO digital badges?

certification@itechrepairplus.com