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Financial Management

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Independent schools can help families paying tuition through 529 plans or other ...

  • CEO Notebook | Access data and tools that will help you lead your school to financial success. Jeffrey Shields, ...

  • Financial Management | Improvements to the BIIS data collection platform and The NBOA Financial Dashboard should ...

Risk Management

  • Risk Management | Continuous conversations with faculty and staff about appropriate boundaries will help faculty members develop professionally and contribute to a culture of safety. Article by Tara Kosowski ...

  • Risk Management | New products that mimic ground beef are all the rage, but they may pose a problem for those with peanut allergies. Article by Jessica Holler, SAGE Dining Services Alternative meat products ...

  • Risk Management | A behavioral threat assessment policy can help those in a close-knit independent school identify unusual behaviors and quickly intervene. Article by Kenna Powell, Providence Day School ...

Enrollment & Financial Aid

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | If your school is looking to increase its socioeconomic diversity, consider these three tuition models.   Article by David D. Schriver, Jr., CPA, Ellin & Tucker Consumers ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Schools are considering revenue and expense levers beyond tuition and financial aid to plan a viable future. Article by Jennifer Osland Hillen From the November/December ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | What new standards for international recruiters mean for independent schools — and the agencies they interact with. Article by Chris Page, CSIET Year after year, independent ...

Facilities

  • Facilities | Having a payment and performance bond in place can help schools mitigate risk and protect from potential ...

  • Facilities | Whether building new or updating existing space, campus construction can consume more time and resources ...

  • Facilities | Shift auxiliary program goals from arbitrary and out-of-reach to strategic and achievable using data ...

Leadership

  • CEO Notebook | Business officers’ strong judgment will play an important role in the new year — and decade — ahead, ...

  • Leadership | Changes large and small don’t come easily at independent schools. Collaborative processes and continuous ...

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  • Projections | Models, ideas and resources can help launch institutional change, but strong leadership is what makes ...

Human Resources

  • Human Resources | Recruiting and retaining millennial employees may require new benefits and better work-life ...

  • Human Resources | Training administrators on hiring and performance management practices will protect your school ...

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  • Human Resources | Properly classifying school employees as exempt or nonexempt is tricky. A new white paper helps ...

Technology

  • Projections | From the archives: How can online learning simultaneously mitigate the financial pressures facing ...

  • Technology | A school’s online safety requires vigilance from every department. From phishing scams to data ...

In the News

  • (From Fast Company)  Research shows that adaptability to different contexts is a key trait for effective leaders. Business ...

  • (From FEI) What current and emerging trends in digital finance will shape financial services in the new decade?  Whether ...

  • (From Bolton & Company) With changes to wage and hour law going into effect in this new year, employers may be more ...