Jeffrey Shields' Blog

Branding Your Best Efforts

CEO Notebook | Branding may not be top of mind amid pandemic considerations, but honing it now is crucial to your school’s long-term sustainability. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

The Reopening Dilemma

CEO Notebook | As schools are focused on creating safe learning communities, new legislation seeks to protect schools and other essential businesses from potential COVID-19 related liability. Jeffrey Shields, ...
CEO Notebook | Difficult decisions can be opportunities to demonstrate your care for the campus community. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO “How you say no as a campus leader can be ...
Projections | Global challenges to the status quo demand that we change and adapt. From the July/August 2020  Net Assets magazine Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO “The work goes ...
CEO Notebook | From reopening campus to scenario planning to managing employee leave and more, these resources should ease your summer workload. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO The ...

No Time for Silence

CEO Notebook | Recent events are disheartening, but we all have a role to play in strengthening our communities. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Amid managing the impact of the worst ...

Care for Self, Care for Others

CEO Notebook | Our employees’ wellbeing should be our first priority. It’s what holds our strong communities together. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Those of you working in the independent ...

New Challenges, New Learning

CEO Notebook | While school budgets are likely to face intense scrutiny this year, professional development opportunities may help our schools differentiate and even grow in a challenging environment.  Jeffrey ...
CEO Notebook | Reinventing routines and rituals can boost wellness not only for students but all of us working under new circumstances. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO As someone who ...
Projections | What can we learn from the rapid changes to our school routines and processes? From the May/June 2020  Net Assets magazine Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO As the ...