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  • Human Resources | The best insurance is a healthy employee population. A health care primer by a business officer, for business officers. By Mark Kirkpatrick, Parish Episcopal School Next to payroll, ...

  • Technology | From the archives: Ten guidelines for crafting your school's technology policies  Article by Grace Lee This article originally appeared in the September/October 2015 Net Assets.  Technology ...

  • Projections | A unified data collection platform changes everything. Its time has come. From the September/October 2017   Net Assets magazine   Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

  • Financial Management | A breakthrough data collection platform built by business officers for business officers is coming soon. Article by Mary Kay Markunas From the July/August 2017   Net Assets magazine ...

  • Technology | From the archives: New technology products emerge every day, challenging even the geekiest edtech professionals to keep up. We reached out to the NBOA community to share some of the tools that ...

  • CEO Notebook | The year has just begun, yet schools have already faced a flurry of storms. From weather disasters to the overtime rule, NBOA is here to support you. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...

  • Technology | A service management framework can help a school’s IT department move faster and expand its services to the campus. Article by Christopher Butler, St. John’s Preparatory School From the ...

  • Leadership | The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools and exemplify exceptional integrity, knowledge and motivation. At the ...

  • Risk Management | It’s impossible to predict every threat to a school campus, but security training can help faculty and staff respond appropriately should an emergency arise. Article by Liz LeBlanc, St. ...

  • Technology | Open licensing could spur gradual adoption among K–12 schools. Article by Donna Davis From the September/October 2017  Net Assets magazine Even as independent schools digitize one ...

  • Human Resources | On August 31, a federal judge in Texas struck down the Obama-era federal overtime rule that would have raised the minimum salary level for exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

  • Risk Management | From the archives: A roundtable discussion with leading authorities in the realm of independent school risk management Interviews by Leah Thayer  This article originally appeared ...

  • Risk Management | From the archives: Enlisting trustees, staff and the community, independent schools make enterprise risk management everyone’s business. Article by Donna Davis This article originally ...

  • Technology | Security-conscious schools set their sights on high-tech deterrents, with caveats. “The brain is the best identification machine that exists.” Article by Donna Davis and Leah Thayer ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | From the archives: Independent schools roll out a new generation of “responsive” websites as mobile usage soars. “If you can’t get the information as elegantly as possible on your ...

  • CEO Notebook | Presence, process and protocols: Best practices from a head of school who is also a certified school safety manager. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO As we prepare ...

  • Leadership | The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools and exemplify exceptional integrity, knowledge and motivation. At the ...

  • Technology | There may be a real business case for digitizing years (or decades) of your school’s administrative records and historical documents. Article by Donna Davis From the September/October 2017 ...

  • Human Resources | It's back to the drawing board, in a manner of speaking, for the DOL's overtime rule. NBOA and NAIS are surveying member schools. Article by Leah Thayer This article has been updated to ...

  • Human Resources | From the archives: Schools update hiring processes as stakes, and compliance requirements, climb. “Hiring still comes back to your perception of the individual.” Article by Darren Dahl ...

  • Leadership | The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools and exemplify exceptional integrity, knowledge and motivation. At ...

  • Financial Management | From the archives : Financial rumors, speculation and grumbling can harm community morale. With students from nearly 50 countries, this school’s commitment to financial transparency ...

  • CEO Notebook | You don’t need all the answers. Discover hidden talents in failure. And don’t forget to debrief. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO During a recent visit to Nashville ...

  • Leadership | Computer-aided layouts, multi-operator transportation systems, 3D printing to create exact miniature replicas... Clearly, this isn't your father's model railroad hobby. Article by Rich Virgin, ...

  • Leadership | The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools and exemplify exceptional integrity, knowledge and motivation. At the ...

  • Risk Management | From the archives: How can schools maintain ownership of the unique offerings that set them apart from competitors, especially with the proliferation of off-the-shelf materials available online? ...

  • Risk Management | From the crumb rubber in artificial turf to Wi-Fi radiation, pollution exposures are mounting for independent schools. Interview by Leah Thayer From the July/August 2017 Net Assets ...

  • Risk Management | Mutual respect governs a risk management committee that overlooks no details when it comes to outdoor trip-planning. Article by Barbara Whitney, Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences ...

  • Human Resources | The latest effort to partly repeal the Affordable Care Act failed early this morning after three Republican senators voted against it. What was called the “skinny repeal” would have removed ...

  • Human Resources | From the archives : Facing rising costs and new ACA rules, independent schools take closer looks at alternative models of health care delivery. Article by Leah Thayer From ...