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Financial Management

  • Financial Management | Modest changes that might not phase larger schools can impact smaller schools significantly. ...

  • CEO Notebook | Collaboration between NBOA and NAIS will yield new insights that will help all schools plan strategically. ...

  • Financial Management | Thorough and consistent documentation is key to success. By Christopher S. Maynard, Klatzkin ...

Risk Management

  • Risk Management | A new app enables faculty and staff to call for help if they witness a crime or have an emergency. Article by Bobby Brasher, Brook Hill School This past summer, a member of Brook Hill School’s ...

  • Risk Management | This fall is similar to the one before it only in that both are unlike any other schools have experienced in recent memory. As schools have worked to adapt their policies and procedures again to ensure ...

  • Risk Management | Article by Amber Stockham, SPHR The information below is accurate as of press time. It is possible that some data have changed since publication. Additionally, this information is provided for ...

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Enrollment & Financial Aid

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Creating joint programs with related organizations has helped differentiate our school in a competitive market. Article by Jane Segale, Walnut Hill School for the Arts From the ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | What business officers need to know about the admissions testing debate, the best of virtual admissions processes and potential iterations for online learning. Interview by Cecily ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Integrating advancement, communications and marketing functions can help leaders tap resources to generate alternative revenue streams. Ann Snyder, director of independent and international ...

Facilities

  • Facilities | Ventilation improvements and regular inspections can lower the risk of infection on campus. Article ...

  • Facilities | Schools looking to reduce energy consumption can begin conservation measures now with low-hanging fruit, ...

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  • Facilities | Reserving funds is one way to manage the costs of protecting physical assets. Article by Elizabeth Dabney ...

Leadership

  • CEO Notebook | Three takeaways from Stephen Sondheim’s storied career can help independent schools face another challenging ...

  • Leadership | Renowned pianist and opening keynote speaker Jade Simmons explains how everyone can bring creativity into ...

  • Leadership | Serving as treasurer for her university alumni association has strengthened this business officer’s connections ...

Human Resources

  • CEO Notebook | Remote work isn’t in itself an obstacle to building trust among colleagues, but strong results require ...

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  • Human Resources | When rethinking staff performance evaluation processes, HR leaders need to function as change agents. ...

  • Human Resources | Systemizing performance management helps all parties avoid surprises and a school fulfill its mission. ...

Technology

  • Technology | The way we track email campaign metrics is going to change. Article by Angela Brown, Niche Independent ...

  • Technology | As technology grows more complex, it’s increasingly important that schools include tech leaders at the ...

  • Technology | An effective approach considers data, devices, software, employee training, backup systems and crisis management. ...

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In the News

  • (From K-12 Dive) Guidance issued last week by the CDC recommends students and staff who have COVID-19 or show signs of symptoms ...

  • (From Inside Higher Ed) More than two-thirds of white high school students say they rely on family and friends for help with ...

  • (from the Washington Post) Schools across the country are dealing with staffing shortages never before experienced by long-term ...