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  • Leadership | Clearly communicating your school’s value proposition, which should be consistent whether learning happens in-person or online, will be key to weathering the challenges of the COVID-19 economy. ...

  • Leadership | An adapt budgeter and mentor to many, McKitish is a trusted steward of The Peddie School’s facilities and grounds. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made ...

  • Facilities | Prioritizing the wellness of occupants in facilities management standards can help schools understand long-term sustainability goals more clearly and reduce energy consumption by 30%. Article ...

  • CEO Notebook | Independent schools have an advantage when it comes to reopening campus safely, but we must remain on our toes — and make every dollar spent count. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...

  • Leadership | Horn’s proactive project management skills have helped Milwaukee Jewish Day School increase enrollment, grow the endowment and innovate the financial aid program. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero ...

  • Financial Management | Recording PPP loans in your school's financial statements may not be as straightforward as it seems. Article by Christopher S. Maynard, Klatzkin How should independent schools record ...

  • Human Resources | Engaging a local partner, the board and faculty resulted in a policy that increased inclusivity. Article by Carol Lerner, The Philadelphia School From the September/October 2020   Net ...

  • Leadership | Top considerations, including community communications, illness and absenteeism, telework policies, and school finances, with links to additional resources. Article by NBOA Staff The information ...

  • Technology | Tapping the Internet of Things can reduce energy consumption and identify problem areas in facilities management. Article by Darren Malone, Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart From ...

  • Leadership | Gabriele has modernized everything from campus facilities and risk management to human resources and benefits – all while making time for the students she used to teach. The Will J. Hancock Unsung ...

  • Risk Management | After a long stretch of relative isolation, returning students may be ill at ease. Article by Bobby Brasher, Brook Hill School From the September/October 2020   Net Assets magazine ...

  • CEO Notebook | This fall, you will be called on to perform at the top of your game. Knowing how you tend to lead can help you meet the challenges ahead. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

  • Leadership | Yes, the business office can respond to outcries of racism on campus. Diversity, equity and inclusion consultant Jen Cort shares what she’s heard and possible interventions. Interview by Cecily ...

  • Leadership | Fanikos helped restore the school’s financial health while advancing diversity, social justice and equity at St. John’s Prep. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers ...

  • Technology | As schools address new needs in technology budgeting and privacy, the business officer-technology leadership partnership is more critical than ever. An interview with Christina Lewellen, executive ...

  • Technology | With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and rapid school closures this past spring, new educational technologies provided a lifeline to schools, allowing for remote learning and teaching. However, ...

  • Leadership | After stepping into his father's role at Gladwyne Montessori School, Dyson has helped strengthen community connections and establish a standard for business excellence. The Will J. Hancock Unsung ...

  • Financial Management | NBOA’s latest "pulse check" on school business operations tracks shorter- and longer-term changes in schools’ approaches and projections. Article by Elizabeth Dabney NBOA’s latest survey ...

  • CEO Notebook | Now more than ever, the business officer is called to contribute an incisive voice and financial strategy to their school’s leadership team. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

  • Human Resources | How to structure a new or existing directorship of diversity, equity and inclusion so that positive change resonates throughout the school community. In the wake of national protests against ...

  • Leadership | Devin transitioned the school from a for-profit entity to a nonprofit organization while procuring a new campus for the school to grow. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Following massive drops in March and April, independent schools have seen a surge in early summer activity. Article by Sarah Bienvenue, Blackbaud K–12 Solutions Following ...

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  • Human Resources | Independent school leaders face tough decisions this fall. A careful decision-making process can help schools meet challenges and leverage staff and family expectations. Many school leaders ...

  • Leadership | This business officer never expected she would follow in her mother’s footsteps. Article by Alexandra Penry, Headwaters School From the July/August 2020  Net Assets magazine Feature image: ...

  • Leadership | A mentor to all, Chamberlain has helped The Seven Hills School navigate operational challenges with confidence. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made ...

  • Financial Management | What school staff members need to know as they work from home and handle increased requests for refunds. Article by Angela Nielsen,  FACTS From the September/October 2020 Net Assets ...

  • 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 ...

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  • Human Resources | The right to free speech does not extend to the private workplace, but understanding state and local laws can protect your school from legal risk and weather the upcoming political season. ...

  • Risk Management | Article by Christopher Lukach, AKCG – Public Relations Counselors As Congress works to advance its next COVID relief package, independent school leaders may already be feeling something ...

  • Leadership | Breslin reduced the school’s debt and strengthened its endowment while managing multiple successful construction projects at Dana Hall School. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business ...