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NBOA 2018: a Year in Review

By Net Assets posted 01-04-2019 07:43 AM

  
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A snapshot of NBOA’s priorities, accomplishments and operational health in support of member schools during the 2018 fiscal year

From the January/February 2019 Net Assets magazine

Feature image: Word cloud of key terms posted on NBOA Connect in fiscal 2018. All data are for fiscal 2018 (July 1, 2017-June 20, 2018) unless otherwise noted.

Download a PDF of the NBOA Year in Review.

NBOA’s work in 2018 reflected three goals outlined in the 2018–2021 Strategic Plan:

  • Strengthen NBOA’s community: Foster an engaged, informed and diverse membership.
  • Advance the core: Continue to innovate benefits, products and services that support NBOA’s mission and strategic priorities.
  • Maximize impact: Amplify NBOA’s position as the industry thought leader to expand value within and across independent schools.

Strengthen NBOA’s Community

Foster an engaged, informed and diverse membership.

  • 1,393 U.S. member schools
  • 97 International member schools
  • 96.2% Membership retention
  • 89 New U.S. member schools
  • 7 Communities on NBOA Connect
  • 845 New discussions on NBOA Connect
  • 1,334 Attendees at the 2018 NBOA Annual Meeting
  • 4,156 Registrants for live webinars
  • 12,872 Downloads from the NBOA Library
  • 11,800 Followers and likes on social media
  • 383 Participants in online courses

Advance the core

Continue to innovate benefits, products and services that support NBOA’s mission and strategic priorities.

  • 49 CPE-approved programs offered (NASBA CPE, HRCI and SHRM)
  • 14 Live webinars offered
  • 120 Webinars archived for members’ 24–7 access
  • 109 Sessions and “goldmines” at the 2018 NBOA Annual Meeting 
  • 3 On-demand programs
    • Interviewing and Hiring in Legal Compliance
    • Managing in Legal Compliance
    • Performance Management and Separations
  • 5 Online courses
    • Essentials of the Business Office
    • Essentials of School Business for Non-Business Administrators: Budget Meets Mission
    • Human Resource Compliance for Independent Schools
    • Long-Range Financial Modeling
    • Stewarding Donor Dollars: Financial Reporting for Contributions
  • $1.72 million Member savings on national vendors through PurchasingPoint (2017 calendar year)
  • 120 Exhibitors at the 2018 NBOA Annual Meeting
  • 456 Positions posted on NBOA’s CareerHQ
  • 243 Custom demographics reports produced for NBOA member schools

Maximize impact

Amplify NBOA’s position as the industry thought leader to expand value within and across independent schools.

  • Launched partnership with the Enrollment Management Association to explore the future of financial aid (fall 2018)
  • Published Culture Meets Compliance: the NBOA Guide to Assessing Human Resources at Independent Schools (fall 2018)
  • 312 Member schools that completed data entry in the BIIS data-collection platform (2018 calendar year, as of Dec. 10)
  • 819 Downloads of first BIIS white paper, “Key Financial Indicators of Vitality for Independent Schools” (2018 calendar year, as of Dec. 10)
  • 55 Attendees of the 2018 NBOA Senior Leaders Seminar: The Composite Financial Index
  • 49,572 Issues of Net Assets mailed
  • 257,081 Issues of Net Assets NOW distributed via email
  • 487 New articles published on NetAssets.org
  • 213 Schools that participated in the 2017 Commonfund Benchmarks Study 
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