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  • Human Resources | Through concerted hiring efforts, senior leadership at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is nearly half people of color. Article by Cecily Garber From the March/April 2021   Net Assets ...

  • Projections | As light from the tunnel’s end comes into focus, our charge is to maintain the spirit of innovation through the pandemic’s final stages and beyond. From the March/April 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Leadership | The trends and events of this past year reminds us that change is a constant in our profession and across the educational, social, economic, and political landscape. Feature image: Closing keynote speaker ...

  • Financial Management | The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted almost everything about independent schools this past year. Is tuition setting next? Article by Stacey Freed From the March/April 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • CEO Notebook | Opening ourselves to new ideas and creating the conditions for creative confidence among our teams can go a long way in advancing the future of independent schools. Performing best—and creating the ...

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  • Leadership | More than 2400 independent school professionals helped kick off the 2021 NBOA Annual Meeting: An All Virtual Experience. Feature image: Opening keynote speaker Duncan Wardle answers live audience questions ...

  • Facilities | Extensive facilities monitoring has helped Friends Seminary not only limit the spread of COVID-19 but inspire new ideas about tracking wellness indicators far beyond the pandemic. By Larry Eighmy, The ...

  • Financial Management | Traditional asset allocations once again outperformed alternative investments, and trends in average annual effective spending rate differed by endowment size. Article by Elizabeth Dabney ...

  • Leadership | What happens when trustees, staff, faculty, donors and other keystones of the school community learn more about independent school finances? Greater trust and sense of community. Article by Ed DiYanni, ...

  • Leadership | Observing her children inspired this business officer to pursue her passion for writing and publish a book. Article by Najah Lowe, Vistamar School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • Technology | Moving to cloud-based processes — and the holy grail of systems integration — is not a matter of if but when. “We’re no longer moving incrementally.” Article by Stacey Freed and Cecily Garber From ...

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  • CEO Notebook | These schools have capitalized on their strengths to serve essential community needs and build a stronger financial future. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I am excited ...

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  • Leadership | Could you be using data more strategically to improve benchmarking and reporting? Article by Elizabeth Dabney From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine While business officers are ...

  • Financial Management | Review the criteria that determines if your independent school is eligible for the new round of federal support and how much it may receive, be it your school’s first or second draw. By Christopher ...

  • Risk Management | Options-based active-shooter response training programs have resulted in more casualties than other methods. So why are many schools still using them? Article by Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International ...

  • Human Resources | How to make the RFP process work for your school and implement the new system smoothly. Article by Kristin Weigand, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets ...

  • CEO Notebook | What is still missing from our new modes of program delivery and how can we leverage the changes we’ve made thus far? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO While I would wager ...

  • Facilities | As the COVID-19 pandemic promises to dissipate somewhat but not yet disappear, this summer will be yet another novel experience for independent schools, different from all the summers before. Consider these ...

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  • Risk Management | These eight strategies can help you lower what are likely to be larger than usual premium increases in the coming year. By Jeff Olsen, Fred C. Church The past year has proven to be one of the ...

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  • Projections | While we have reason for optimism in the coming year, we must continue to adapt our human resources strategy to nurture our school communities. From the January/February 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Human Resources | When searching for a new business officer, look for a multifaceted communicator who can manage the myriad intersections of business, operations, mission and vision. Article by Cecily Garber and Preeti ...

  • 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 blog ...

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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   Net ...

  • 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 2021   ...

  • 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 three ...

  • 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 H. ...

  • 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 education ...

  • 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 will ...

  • 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), the accounting ...

  • 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 ...

Latest Articles

  • Human Resources | Through concerted hiring efforts, senior leadership at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is nearly half people of color. Article by Cecily Garber From the March/April 2021   Net Assets ...

  • Projections | As light from the tunnel’s end comes into focus, our charge is to maintain the spirit of innovation through the pandemic’s final stages and beyond. From the March/April 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Leadership | The trends and events of this past year reminds us that change is a constant in our profession and across the educational, social, economic, and political landscape. Feature image: Closing keynote speaker ...

  • Financial Management | The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted almost everything about independent schools this past year. Is tuition setting next? Article by Stacey Freed From the March/April 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • CEO Notebook | Opening ourselves to new ideas and creating the conditions for creative confidence among our teams can go a long way in advancing the future of independent schools. Performing best—and creating the ...

    3 people like this.
  • Leadership | More than 2400 independent school professionals helped kick off the 2021 NBOA Annual Meeting: An All Virtual Experience. Feature image: Opening keynote speaker Duncan Wardle answers live audience questions ...

  • Facilities | Extensive facilities monitoring has helped Friends Seminary not only limit the spread of COVID-19 but inspire new ideas about tracking wellness indicators far beyond the pandemic. By Larry Eighmy, The ...

  • Financial Management | Traditional asset allocations once again outperformed alternative investments, and trends in average annual effective spending rate differed by endowment size. Article by Elizabeth Dabney ...

  • Leadership | What happens when trustees, staff, faculty, donors and other keystones of the school community learn more about independent school finances? Greater trust and sense of community. Article by Ed DiYanni, ...

  • Leadership | Observing her children inspired this business officer to pursue her passion for writing and publish a book. Article by Najah Lowe, Vistamar School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • Technology | Moving to cloud-based processes — and the holy grail of systems integration — is not a matter of if but when. “We’re no longer moving incrementally.” Article by Stacey Freed and Cecily Garber From ...

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  • CEO Notebook | These schools have capitalized on their strengths to serve essential community needs and build a stronger financial future. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I am excited ...

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  • Leadership | Could you be using data more strategically to improve benchmarking and reporting? Article by Elizabeth Dabney From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine While business officers are ...

  • Financial Management | Review the criteria that determines if your independent school is eligible for the new round of federal support and how much it may receive, be it your school’s first or second draw. By Christopher ...

  • Risk Management | Options-based active-shooter response training programs have resulted in more casualties than other methods. So why are many schools still using them? Article by Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International ...

  • Human Resources | How to make the RFP process work for your school and implement the new system smoothly. Article by Kristin Weigand, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets ...

  • CEO Notebook | What is still missing from our new modes of program delivery and how can we leverage the changes we’ve made thus far? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO While I would wager ...

  • Facilities | As the COVID-19 pandemic promises to dissipate somewhat but not yet disappear, this summer will be yet another novel experience for independent schools, different from all the summers before. Consider these ...

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  • Risk Management | These eight strategies can help you lower what are likely to be larger than usual premium increases in the coming year. By Jeff Olsen, Fred C. Church The past year has proven to be one of the ...

    1 person likes this.
  • Projections | While we have reason for optimism in the coming year, we must continue to adapt our human resources strategy to nurture our school communities. From the January/February 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Human Resources | When searching for a new business officer, look for a multifaceted communicator who can manage the myriad intersections of business, operations, mission and vision. Article by Cecily Garber and Preeti ...

  • 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 blog ...

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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   Net ...

  • 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 2021   ...

  • 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 three ...

  • 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 H. ...

  • 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 education ...

  • 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 will ...

  • 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), the accounting ...

  • 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 ...

Latest Articles

  • Human Resources | Through concerted hiring efforts, senior leadership at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is nearly half people of color. Article by Cecily Garber From the March/April 2021   Net Assets ...

  • Projections | As light from the tunnel’s end comes into focus, our charge is to maintain the spirit of innovation through the pandemic’s final stages and beyond. From the March/April 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Leadership | The trends and events of this past year reminds us that change is a constant in our profession and across the educational, social, economic, and political landscape. Feature image: Closing keynote speaker ...

  • Financial Management | The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted almost everything about independent schools this past year. Is tuition setting next? Article by Stacey Freed From the March/April 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • CEO Notebook | Opening ourselves to new ideas and creating the conditions for creative confidence among our teams can go a long way in advancing the future of independent schools. Performing best—and creating the ...

    3 people like this.
  • Leadership | More than 2400 independent school professionals helped kick off the 2021 NBOA Annual Meeting: An All Virtual Experience. Feature image: Opening keynote speaker Duncan Wardle answers live audience questions ...

  • Facilities | Extensive facilities monitoring has helped Friends Seminary not only limit the spread of COVID-19 but inspire new ideas about tracking wellness indicators far beyond the pandemic. By Larry Eighmy, The ...

  • Financial Management | Traditional asset allocations once again outperformed alternative investments, and trends in average annual effective spending rate differed by endowment size. Article by Elizabeth Dabney ...

  • Leadership | What happens when trustees, staff, faculty, donors and other keystones of the school community learn more about independent school finances? Greater trust and sense of community. Article by Ed DiYanni, ...

  • Leadership | Observing her children inspired this business officer to pursue her passion for writing and publish a book. Article by Najah Lowe, Vistamar School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • Technology | Moving to cloud-based processes — and the holy grail of systems integration — is not a matter of if but when. “We’re no longer moving incrementally.” Article by Stacey Freed and Cecily Garber From ...

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  • CEO Notebook | These schools have capitalized on their strengths to serve essential community needs and build a stronger financial future. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I am excited ...

    1 person likes this.
  • Leadership | Could you be using data more strategically to improve benchmarking and reporting? Article by Elizabeth Dabney From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine While business officers are ...

  • Financial Management | Review the criteria that determines if your independent school is eligible for the new round of federal support and how much it may receive, be it your school’s first or second draw. By Christopher ...

  • Risk Management | Options-based active-shooter response training programs have resulted in more casualties than other methods. So why are many schools still using them? Article by Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International ...

  • Human Resources | How to make the RFP process work for your school and implement the new system smoothly. Article by Kristin Weigand, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets ...

  • CEO Notebook | What is still missing from our new modes of program delivery and how can we leverage the changes we’ve made thus far? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO While I would wager ...

  • Facilities | As the COVID-19 pandemic promises to dissipate somewhat but not yet disappear, this summer will be yet another novel experience for independent schools, different from all the summers before. Consider these ...

    2 people like this.
  • Risk Management | These eight strategies can help you lower what are likely to be larger than usual premium increases in the coming year. By Jeff Olsen, Fred C. Church The past year has proven to be one of the ...

    1 person likes this.
  • Projections | While we have reason for optimism in the coming year, we must continue to adapt our human resources strategy to nurture our school communities. From the January/February 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Human Resources | When searching for a new business officer, look for a multifaceted communicator who can manage the myriad intersections of business, operations, mission and vision. Article by Cecily Garber and Preeti ...

  • 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 blog ...

    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   Net ...

  • 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 2021   ...

  • 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 three ...

  • 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 H. ...

  • 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 education ...

  • 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 will ...

  • 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), the accounting ...

  • 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 ...

Latest Articles

  • Human Resources | Through concerted hiring efforts, senior leadership at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is nearly half people of color. Article by Cecily Garber From the March/April 2021   Net Assets ...

  • Projections | As light from the tunnel’s end comes into focus, our charge is to maintain the spirit of innovation through the pandemic’s final stages and beyond. From the March/April 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Leadership | The trends and events of this past year reminds us that change is a constant in our profession and across the educational, social, economic, and political landscape. Feature image: Closing keynote speaker ...

  • Financial Management | The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted almost everything about independent schools this past year. Is tuition setting next? Article by Stacey Freed From the March/April 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • CEO Notebook | Opening ourselves to new ideas and creating the conditions for creative confidence among our teams can go a long way in advancing the future of independent schools. Performing best—and creating the ...

    3 people like this.
  • Leadership | More than 2400 independent school professionals helped kick off the 2021 NBOA Annual Meeting: An All Virtual Experience. Feature image: Opening keynote speaker Duncan Wardle answers live audience questions ...

  • Facilities | Extensive facilities monitoring has helped Friends Seminary not only limit the spread of COVID-19 but inspire new ideas about tracking wellness indicators far beyond the pandemic. By Larry Eighmy, The ...

  • Financial Management | Traditional asset allocations once again outperformed alternative investments, and trends in average annual effective spending rate differed by endowment size. Article by Elizabeth Dabney ...

  • Leadership | What happens when trustees, staff, faculty, donors and other keystones of the school community learn more about independent school finances? Greater trust and sense of community. Article by Ed DiYanni, ...

  • Leadership | Observing her children inspired this business officer to pursue her passion for writing and publish a book. Article by Najah Lowe, Vistamar School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • Technology | Moving to cloud-based processes — and the holy grail of systems integration — is not a matter of if but when. “We’re no longer moving incrementally.” Article by Stacey Freed and Cecily Garber From ...

    1 person likes this.
  • CEO Notebook | These schools have capitalized on their strengths to serve essential community needs and build a stronger financial future. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I am excited ...

    1 person likes this.
  • Leadership | Could you be using data more strategically to improve benchmarking and reporting? Article by Elizabeth Dabney From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine While business officers are ...

  • Financial Management | Review the criteria that determines if your independent school is eligible for the new round of federal support and how much it may receive, be it your school’s first or second draw. By Christopher ...

  • Risk Management | Options-based active-shooter response training programs have resulted in more casualties than other methods. So why are many schools still using them? Article by Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International ...

  • Human Resources | How to make the RFP process work for your school and implement the new system smoothly. Article by Kristin Weigand, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets ...

  • CEO Notebook | What is still missing from our new modes of program delivery and how can we leverage the changes we’ve made thus far? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO While I would wager ...

  • Facilities | As the COVID-19 pandemic promises to dissipate somewhat but not yet disappear, this summer will be yet another novel experience for independent schools, different from all the summers before. Consider these ...

    2 people like this.
  • Risk Management | These eight strategies can help you lower what are likely to be larger than usual premium increases in the coming year. By Jeff Olsen, Fred C. Church The past year has proven to be one of the ...

    1 person likes this.
  • Projections | While we have reason for optimism in the coming year, we must continue to adapt our human resources strategy to nurture our school communities. From the January/February 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Human Resources | When searching for a new business officer, look for a multifaceted communicator who can manage the myriad intersections of business, operations, mission and vision. Article by Cecily Garber and Preeti ...

  • 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 blog ...

    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   Net ...

  • 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 2021   ...

  • 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 three ...

  • 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 H. ...

  • 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 education ...

  • 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 will ...

  • 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), the accounting ...

  • 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 ...

Latest Articles

  • Human Resources | Through concerted hiring efforts, senior leadership at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is nearly half people of color. Article by Cecily Garber From the March/April 2021   Net Assets ...

  • Projections | As light from the tunnel’s end comes into focus, our charge is to maintain the spirit of innovation through the pandemic’s final stages and beyond. From the March/April 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Leadership | The trends and events of this past year reminds us that change is a constant in our profession and across the educational, social, economic, and political landscape. Feature image: Closing keynote speaker ...

  • Financial Management | The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted almost everything about independent schools this past year. Is tuition setting next? Article by Stacey Freed From the March/April 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • CEO Notebook | Opening ourselves to new ideas and creating the conditions for creative confidence among our teams can go a long way in advancing the future of independent schools. Performing best—and creating the ...

    3 people like this.
  • Leadership | More than 2400 independent school professionals helped kick off the 2021 NBOA Annual Meeting: An All Virtual Experience. Feature image: Opening keynote speaker Duncan Wardle answers live audience questions ...

  • Facilities | Extensive facilities monitoring has helped Friends Seminary not only limit the spread of COVID-19 but inspire new ideas about tracking wellness indicators far beyond the pandemic. By Larry Eighmy, The ...

  • Financial Management | Traditional asset allocations once again outperformed alternative investments, and trends in average annual effective spending rate differed by endowment size. Article by Elizabeth Dabney ...

  • Leadership | What happens when trustees, staff, faculty, donors and other keystones of the school community learn more about independent school finances? Greater trust and sense of community. Article by Ed DiYanni, ...

  • Leadership | Observing her children inspired this business officer to pursue her passion for writing and publish a book. Article by Najah Lowe, Vistamar School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine ...

  • Technology | Moving to cloud-based processes — and the holy grail of systems integration — is not a matter of if but when. “We’re no longer moving incrementally.” Article by Stacey Freed and Cecily Garber From ...

    1 person likes this.
  • CEO Notebook | These schools have capitalized on their strengths to serve essential community needs and build a stronger financial future. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I am excited ...

    1 person likes this.
  • Leadership | Could you be using data more strategically to improve benchmarking and reporting? Article by Elizabeth Dabney From the January/February 2021   Net Assets magazine While business officers are ...

  • Financial Management | Review the criteria that determines if your independent school is eligible for the new round of federal support and how much it may receive, be it your school’s first or second draw. By Christopher ...

  • Risk Management | Options-based active-shooter response training programs have resulted in more casualties than other methods. So why are many schools still using them? Article by Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International ...

  • Human Resources | How to make the RFP process work for your school and implement the new system smoothly. Article by Kristin Weigand, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School From the January/February 2021   Net Assets ...

  • CEO Notebook | What is still missing from our new modes of program delivery and how can we leverage the changes we’ve made thus far? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO While I would wager ...

  • Facilities | As the COVID-19 pandemic promises to dissipate somewhat but not yet disappear, this summer will be yet another novel experience for independent schools, different from all the summers before. Consider these ...

    2 people like this.
  • Risk Management | These eight strategies can help you lower what are likely to be larger than usual premium increases in the coming year. By Jeff Olsen, Fred C. Church The past year has proven to be one of the ...

    1 person likes this.
  • Projections | While we have reason for optimism in the coming year, we must continue to adapt our human resources strategy to nurture our school communities. From the January/February 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • Human Resources | When searching for a new business officer, look for a multifaceted communicator who can manage the myriad intersections of business, operations, mission and vision. Article by Cecily Garber and Preeti ...

  • 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 blog ...

    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   Net ...

  • 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 2021   ...

  • 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 three ...

  • 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 H. ...

  • 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 education ...

  • 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 will ...

  • 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), the accounting ...

  • 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 ...