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  • Human Resources | It's back to the drawing board, in a manner of speaking, for the DOL's overtime rule. NBOA and NAIS to survey member schools. Article by Leah Thayer Months after independent schools began ...

  • Human Resources | From the archives: Schools update hiring processes as stakes, and compliance requirements, climb. “Hiring still comes back to your perception of the individual.” Article by Darren Dahl ...

  • Leadership | The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools and exemplify exceptional integrity, knowledge and motivation. At ...

  • Financial Management | From the archives : Financial rumors, speculation and grumbling can harm community morale. With students from nearly 50 countries, this school’s commitment to financial transparency ...

  • CEO Notebook | You don’t need all the answers. Discover hidden talents in failure. And don’t forget to debrief. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO During a recent visit to Nashville ...

  • Leadership | Computer-aided layouts, multi-operator transportation systems, 3D printing to create exact miniature replicas... Clearly, this isn't your father's model railroad hobby. Article by Rich Virgin, ...

  • Leadership | The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools and exemplify exceptional integrity, knowledge and motivation. At the ...

  • Risk Management | From the archives: How can schools maintain ownership of the unique offerings that set them apart from competitors, especially with the proliferation of off-the-shelf materials available online? ...

  • Risk Management | From the crumb rubber in artificial turf to Wi-Fi radiation, pollution exposures are mounting for independent schools. Interview by Leah Thayer From the July/August 2017 Net Assets ...

  • Risk Management | Mutual respect governs a risk management committee that overlooks no details when it comes to outdoor trip-planning. Article by Barbara Whitney, Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences ...

  • Human Resources | The latest effort to partly repeal the Affordable Care Act failed early this morning after three Republican senators voted against it. What was called the “skinny repeal” would have removed ...

  • Human Resources | From the archives : Facing rising costs and new ACA rules, independent schools take closer looks at alternative models of health care delivery. Article by Leah Thayer From ...

  • CEO Notebook | Creating student-centered learning spaces doesn't have to break the bank. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO The summer chess game is in full swing for business officers ...

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  • Facilities | Tips for ensuring the success of your next building move-out or campus relocation.  Article by Dale Temple, Washington International School From the July/August 2017 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Financial Management | NBOA–NAIS partnership will spawn new frameworks for strategic conversations about the financial health of independent schools. Article by Genevieve Madigan From the July/August ...

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  • Risk Management | From the archives : What your school can do to protect itself from security threats. Article by Donna Davis This article originally appeared in the January/February 2014 Net Assets ...

  • Risk Management | One of the best times to address cybersecurity risks is before building or remodeling. Do not rely solely on your IT team. Article by Bob Olsen,  Compass Cyber Security From the July/August ...

  • Facilities | Proactive succession planning helps schools staff increasingly complex facilities leadership positions. Article by Sami L. Barry, Helbling & Associates From the July/August 2017 Net Assets ...

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  • Leadership | The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools and exemplify exceptional integrity, knowledge and motivation. At the ...

  • CEO Notebook | There's lots to like in shared classrooms and faculty co-working spaces. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I am pleased to share this space with Philip Cork, my good ...

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  • Financial Management | Don't be caught off-guard when it comes to your campus's valuable fixed assets, whatever their condition and stage of life. Article by Jennifer Osland Hillen From the July/August ...

  • Facilities | Schools that blur the line between food service operations and student learning bring campus communities closer — and hone their value proposition. Article by Cecily Garber From the July/August ...

  • Leadership | A national publishing and media competition has honored NBOA's Net Assets magazine with the highest award in the category of general excellence for nonprofit association magazines with circulations ...

  • Leadership | “A must for new business officer — a great refresher for practitioners!!!” The reviews are in for NBOA’s 2017 Business Officer Institute , and the annual five-day immersion in independent school ...

  • Leadership | The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools and exemplify exceptional integrity, knowledge and motivation. At the ...

  • Projections | The business officer and facilities director must work as a team in tackling challenges and envisioning possibilities.  From the July/August 2017 Net Assets Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE ...

  • Financial Management | Normalized interest rates, rising equity yields and greater institutional liquidity: These three trends are helping to shape the investment environment in the early days of the Trump administration, ...

  • CEO Notebook | What qualities and experiences make CFOs strong candidates for an organization’s top leadership position? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO A few weeks ago, Melissa ...

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  • Leadership | The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to independent school business officers who have made an extraordinary contribution to their schools, as nominated by their colleagues. Congratulations ...

  • Facilities | Critical decisions about technology interfaces, not gears and machines, drive successful modernization projects. "Whatever big system we're integrating these days involves our IT department." ...