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  • CEO Notebook | This year’s recipients have dedicated years of service to the profession, our association and to schools far and wide. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO In my inaugural ...

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  • Human Resources | Self-insured health insurance benefits can save schools money while minimizing disruptions. Four schools share their experiences. Article by Amber Stockham From the January/February 2021 ...

  • Human Resources | Responding to employees’ many concerns and needs has required an immense level of skill and foresight during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interview by Cecily Garber From the January/February ...

  • Leadership | In a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, here's how NBOA adapted quickly to meet its priorities and accomplish operational excellence over the past year.  NBOA’s work in fiscal 2020 reflected ...

  • Human Resources | Reversals in regulations regarding non-legislative labor initiatives, including the joint employer rule and diversity training restrictions, are likely priorities. Article by Caryn Pass, Grace ...

  • Leadership | As Western Academy of Beijing has returned to mostly normal on-campus learning, everyone in the community has a renewed appreciation for both the core mission and special add-ons that make independent ...

  • Human Resources | On Thursday, December 17, NBOA hosted a webinar to discuss independent schools' potential liabilities as more faculty and staff contract COVID-19 and the probability rises that contract tracing ...

  • Financial Management | On Tuesday, December 13, NBOA hosted a webinar on “ Navigating PPP Complexities for Independent School Loan Recipients .” Leaders from Truist Bank (formerly BB&T and SunTrust banks), ...

  • CEO Notebook | We have accomplished so much together – let us take a moment to celebrate it.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO In my November 17 blog, “ Honoring This Year’s Efforts and ...

  • Leadership | On keeping our online spaces safe — and private, driving change across the school community, analyzing and optimizing our budgets, and preparing operations for another unusual year. By far the most ...

  • Leadership | When closing keynote speaker Cynt Marshall became CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, she used her deep HR experience to lead a complete transformation of the culture. Interview by Cecily Garber Cynt ...

  • Human Resources | Reversals in regulations regarding LGBTQ students and employees, civil rights in educational communities and immigration policies are likely priorities. Article by Susan Guerette, Fisher Phillips ...

  • CEO Notebook | Our performance management processes could look less at the past and more towards the future, while inspiring more action and improvement. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

  • Leadership | Opening keynote speaker Duncan Wardle has helped thousands of employees think differently — and improve their organizations’ perceived value. Interview by Jeff Shields, FASAE, CAE, President and ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Assessing your school's enrollment size can help school leaders and the board understand long-term admissions goals more clearly and adapt to changing circumstances. Article ...

  • CEO Notebook | Let’s take a moment to recognize the herculean changes our schools have made this calendar year — and learn from them and from our fellow school leaders. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...

  • Financial Management | Robust financial scenario planning is pivotal in maintaining operational success and in recovering from disruptions rapidly. By Emily Cook, CPA, Partner, SST Accountants & Consultants ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | When the business office and admissions team can see each other's point of view, a school is primed to thrive. Article by Steve Salvo, St. Mary’s Episcopal School From ...

  • Technology | An incremental approach to systems upgrades helped this school meet evolving technological needs while maintaining a secure and reliable network. Article by Jason Devin, Ben Bronz Academy ...

  • Financial Management | How strong is your school’s financial bulwark? Some data points mean more than others in a changed environment. Article by Chad Tew, LearnCollab From the November/December 2020   ...

  • CEO Notebook | Schools are meeting the moment, and enrollment trends are encouraging, but unforeseen expenses are putting a dent in those gains. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Social ...

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  • Leadership | Leading an annual chili supper fundraiser ignited this business officer’s passion for community service. Article by April Cerkiewicz, All Saints Episcopal School From the November/December ...

  • Financial Management | When facing difficult decisions, a better understanding of peer school financial and operational behavior can help immensely. Article by Elizabeth Dabney From the November/December ...

  • Risk Management | ADA and workers’ compensation accommodations apply in remote environments when employees are asked to telework. Article by Stefanie Nobriga, Bolton & Company From the November/December ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Pressures on the financial aid budget aren’t just financial. Agreeing upon values and sticking to them help make every dollar count — and the school community stronger. Article ...

  • CEO Notebook | Beyond crafting a statement, what steps can we take to ensure the workplaces within our schools are diverse, equitable and inclusive? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO A ...

  • Risk Management | How to physically distance while conducting safety drills today — without creating harmful habits that last beyond the pandemic.  Article by Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International One ...

  • Projections | Whether enrollment has presented unexpected challenges or opportunities for your school this year, retention will be key to financial stability. From the November/December 2020 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | As financial aid for families without demonstrated need increases, so should strong guiding principles in awarding it. Article by Donna Davis From the November/December 2020 ...

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  • CEO Notebook | Do your school’s governance structures support the kind of strategic work boards of trustees need to undertake now, when independent schools are at a crossroads? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA ...

Latest Articles

  • CEO Notebook | This year’s recipients have dedicated years of service to the profession, our association and to schools far and wide. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO In my inaugural ...

    2 people like this.
  • Human Resources | Self-insured health insurance benefits can save schools money while minimizing disruptions. Four schools share their experiences. Article by Amber Stockham From the January/February 2021 ...

  • Human Resources | Responding to employees’ many concerns and needs has required an immense level of skill and foresight during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interview by Cecily Garber From the January/February ...

  • Leadership | In a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, here's how NBOA adapted quickly to meet its priorities and accomplish operational excellence over the past year.  NBOA’s work in fiscal 2020 reflected ...

  • Human Resources | Reversals in regulations regarding non-legislative labor initiatives, including the joint employer rule and diversity training restrictions, are likely priorities. Article by Caryn Pass, Grace ...

  • Leadership | As Western Academy of Beijing has returned to mostly normal on-campus learning, everyone in the community has a renewed appreciation for both the core mission and special add-ons that make independent ...

  • Human Resources | On Thursday, December 17, NBOA hosted a webinar to discuss independent schools' potential liabilities as more faculty and staff contract COVID-19 and the probability rises that contract tracing ...

  • Financial Management | On Tuesday, December 13, NBOA hosted a webinar on “ Navigating PPP Complexities for Independent School Loan Recipients .” Leaders from Truist Bank (formerly BB&T and SunTrust banks), ...

  • CEO Notebook | We have accomplished so much together – let us take a moment to celebrate it.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO In my November 17 blog, “ Honoring This Year’s Efforts and ...

  • Leadership | On keeping our online spaces safe — and private, driving change across the school community, analyzing and optimizing our budgets, and preparing operations for another unusual year. By far the most ...

  • Leadership | When closing keynote speaker Cynt Marshall became CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, she used her deep HR experience to lead a complete transformation of the culture. Interview by Cecily Garber Cynt ...

  • Human Resources | Reversals in regulations regarding LGBTQ students and employees, civil rights in educational communities and immigration policies are likely priorities. Article by Susan Guerette, Fisher Phillips ...

  • CEO Notebook | Our performance management processes could look less at the past and more towards the future, while inspiring more action and improvement. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

  • Leadership | Opening keynote speaker Duncan Wardle has helped thousands of employees think differently — and improve their organizations’ perceived value. Interview by Jeff Shields, FASAE, CAE, President and ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Assessing your school's enrollment size can help school leaders and the board understand long-term admissions goals more clearly and adapt to changing circumstances. Article ...

  • CEO Notebook | Let’s take a moment to recognize the herculean changes our schools have made this calendar year — and learn from them and from our fellow school leaders. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...

  • Financial Management | Robust financial scenario planning is pivotal in maintaining operational success and in recovering from disruptions rapidly. By Emily Cook, CPA, Partner, SST Accountants & Consultants ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | When the business office and admissions team can see each other's point of view, a school is primed to thrive. Article by Steve Salvo, St. Mary’s Episcopal School From ...

  • Technology | An incremental approach to systems upgrades helped this school meet evolving technological needs while maintaining a secure and reliable network. Article by Jason Devin, Ben Bronz Academy ...

  • Financial Management | How strong is your school’s financial bulwark? Some data points mean more than others in a changed environment. Article by Chad Tew, LearnCollab From the November/December 2020   ...

  • CEO Notebook | Schools are meeting the moment, and enrollment trends are encouraging, but unforeseen expenses are putting a dent in those gains. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Social ...

    2 people like this.
  • Leadership | Leading an annual chili supper fundraiser ignited this business officer’s passion for community service. Article by April Cerkiewicz, All Saints Episcopal School From the November/December ...

  • Financial Management | When facing difficult decisions, a better understanding of peer school financial and operational behavior can help immensely. Article by Elizabeth Dabney From the November/December ...

  • Risk Management | ADA and workers’ compensation accommodations apply in remote environments when employees are asked to telework. Article by Stefanie Nobriga, Bolton & Company From the November/December ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Pressures on the financial aid budget aren’t just financial. Agreeing upon values and sticking to them help make every dollar count — and the school community stronger. Article ...

  • CEO Notebook | Beyond crafting a statement, what steps can we take to ensure the workplaces within our schools are diverse, equitable and inclusive? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO A ...

  • Risk Management | How to physically distance while conducting safety drills today — without creating harmful habits that last beyond the pandemic.  Article by Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International One ...

  • Projections | Whether enrollment has presented unexpected challenges or opportunities for your school this year, retention will be key to financial stability. From the November/December 2020 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | As financial aid for families without demonstrated need increases, so should strong guiding principles in awarding it. Article by Donna Davis From the November/December 2020 ...

    1 person likes this.
  • CEO Notebook | Do your school’s governance structures support the kind of strategic work boards of trustees need to undertake now, when independent schools are at a crossroads? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA ...

Latest Articles

  • CEO Notebook | This year’s recipients have dedicated years of service to the profession, our association and to schools far and wide. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO In my inaugural ...

    2 people like this.
  • Human Resources | Self-insured health insurance benefits can save schools money while minimizing disruptions. Four schools share their experiences. Article by Amber Stockham From the January/February 2021 ...

  • Human Resources | Responding to employees’ many concerns and needs has required an immense level of skill and foresight during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interview by Cecily Garber From the January/February ...

  • Leadership | In a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, here's how NBOA adapted quickly to meet its priorities and accomplish operational excellence over the past year.  NBOA’s work in fiscal 2020 reflected ...

  • Human Resources | Reversals in regulations regarding non-legislative labor initiatives, including the joint employer rule and diversity training restrictions, are likely priorities. Article by Caryn Pass, Grace ...

  • Leadership | As Western Academy of Beijing has returned to mostly normal on-campus learning, everyone in the community has a renewed appreciation for both the core mission and special add-ons that make independent ...

  • Human Resources | On Thursday, December 17, NBOA hosted a webinar to discuss independent schools' potential liabilities as more faculty and staff contract COVID-19 and the probability rises that contract tracing ...

  • Financial Management | On Tuesday, December 13, NBOA hosted a webinar on “ Navigating PPP Complexities for Independent School Loan Recipients .” Leaders from Truist Bank (formerly BB&T and SunTrust banks), ...

  • CEO Notebook | We have accomplished so much together – let us take a moment to celebrate it.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO In my November 17 blog, “ Honoring This Year’s Efforts and ...

  • Leadership | On keeping our online spaces safe — and private, driving change across the school community, analyzing and optimizing our budgets, and preparing operations for another unusual year. By far the most ...

  • Leadership | When closing keynote speaker Cynt Marshall became CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, she used her deep HR experience to lead a complete transformation of the culture. Interview by Cecily Garber Cynt ...

  • Human Resources | Reversals in regulations regarding LGBTQ students and employees, civil rights in educational communities and immigration policies are likely priorities. Article by Susan Guerette, Fisher Phillips ...

  • CEO Notebook | Our performance management processes could look less at the past and more towards the future, while inspiring more action and improvement. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

  • Leadership | Opening keynote speaker Duncan Wardle has helped thousands of employees think differently — and improve their organizations’ perceived value. Interview by Jeff Shields, FASAE, CAE, President and ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Assessing your school's enrollment size can help school leaders and the board understand long-term admissions goals more clearly and adapt to changing circumstances. Article ...

  • CEO Notebook | Let’s take a moment to recognize the herculean changes our schools have made this calendar year — and learn from them and from our fellow school leaders. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...

  • Financial Management | Robust financial scenario planning is pivotal in maintaining operational success and in recovering from disruptions rapidly. By Emily Cook, CPA, Partner, SST Accountants & Consultants ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | When the business office and admissions team can see each other's point of view, a school is primed to thrive. Article by Steve Salvo, St. Mary’s Episcopal School From ...

  • Technology | An incremental approach to systems upgrades helped this school meet evolving technological needs while maintaining a secure and reliable network. Article by Jason Devin, Ben Bronz Academy ...

  • Financial Management | How strong is your school’s financial bulwark? Some data points mean more than others in a changed environment. Article by Chad Tew, LearnCollab From the November/December 2020   ...

  • CEO Notebook | Schools are meeting the moment, and enrollment trends are encouraging, but unforeseen expenses are putting a dent in those gains. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Social ...

    2 people like this.
  • Leadership | Leading an annual chili supper fundraiser ignited this business officer’s passion for community service. Article by April Cerkiewicz, All Saints Episcopal School From the November/December ...

  • Financial Management | When facing difficult decisions, a better understanding of peer school financial and operational behavior can help immensely. Article by Elizabeth Dabney From the November/December ...

  • Risk Management | ADA and workers’ compensation accommodations apply in remote environments when employees are asked to telework. Article by Stefanie Nobriga, Bolton & Company From the November/December ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Pressures on the financial aid budget aren’t just financial. Agreeing upon values and sticking to them help make every dollar count — and the school community stronger. Article ...

  • CEO Notebook | Beyond crafting a statement, what steps can we take to ensure the workplaces within our schools are diverse, equitable and inclusive? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO A ...

  • Risk Management | How to physically distance while conducting safety drills today — without creating harmful habits that last beyond the pandemic.  Article by Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International One ...

  • Projections | Whether enrollment has presented unexpected challenges or opportunities for your school this year, retention will be key to financial stability. From the November/December 2020 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | As financial aid for families without demonstrated need increases, so should strong guiding principles in awarding it. Article by Donna Davis From the November/December 2020 ...

    1 person likes this.
  • CEO Notebook | Do your school’s governance structures support the kind of strategic work boards of trustees need to undertake now, when independent schools are at a crossroads? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA ...