Jeffrey Shields' Blog

CEO Notebook | Access data and tools that will help you lead your school to financial success. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Four years ago, when NBOA embarked on the journey to develop ...
CEO Notebook | Three tips for helping your board remain future-looking, mission-centric and resource-aware. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Earlier this month I had the pleasure of joining ...
CEO Notebook | Grace Lee will serve as NBOA legal counsel, one of many available resources to help school leaders manage employment practices. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Risk management ...

Projections: Data with Depth

Projections | Every school can use data in its strategic decision-making if it’s presented to leaders at the appropriate level. From the September/October 2019 NetAssets magazine Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, ...
CEO Notebook | What inspires you to tackle challenges — and gives you the energy to follow through — at your school? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I’ve often wondered what it takes to ...
CEO Notebook | Intentionally lowering school enrollment may allow your school to budget soundly and spend more time preparing for the future. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Last month ...
CEO Notebook | A simple idea share among colleagues can bolster collaboration and provide ideas for stretching your mind – and budget. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Earlier this month ...
CEO Notebook | Charitable giving by individuals declined last year and may continue to do so into the future. What does the trend mean for independent schools? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and ...
Projections | Numerous factors are pushing independent school leaders to rethink our traditional business model, particularly tuition pricing and financial aid. Change is in the air. From the July/August 2019 Net ...

Rocking in Cleveland

CEO Notebook | As new business officers prepare to hit the ground running, they learn how school leaders at every stage of their career can drive change. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...