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Financial Management

  • Financial Management | A new book from NBOA helps independent school trustees not only understand school finances ...

  • Financial Management | Recording PPP loans in your school's financial statements may not be as straightforward ...

  • Financial Management | What school staff members need to know as they work from home and handle increased requests ...

Risk Management

  • 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 | COVID-19 threatens to overshadow everything about the 2020–21 school year, but with cutting-edge resources, you can tackle new and long-standing issues alike. From the September/October 2020 Net ...

  • CEO Notebook | Independent schools have an advantage when it comes to reopening campus safely, but we must remain on our toes — and make every dollar spent count. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...

Enrollment & Financial Aid

  • 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 ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Following massive drops in March and April, independent schools have seen a surge in early summer activity. Article by Sarah Bienvenue, Blackbaud K–12 Solutions Following ...

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Facilities

  • Facilities | Prioritizing the wellness of occupants in facilities management standards can help schools understand ...

  • Facilities | This smaller scale intervention may help schools move forward on planned projects that would otherwise ...

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  • Facilities | As you reconfigure campus space, now is the perfect time to consider longer-term implications of ...

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Leadership

  • CEO Notebook | Beyond crafting a statement, what steps can we take to ensure the workplaces within our schools are ...

  • CEO Notebook | Do your school’s governance structures support the kind of strategic work boards of trustees need to ...

  • Leadership | Most business office professionals under 35 find their work meaningful, but about half feel they ...

Human Resources

  • Human Resources | Independent schools have faced an onslaught of new personnel questions since the COVID-19 pandemic ...

  • Human Resources | Engaging a local partner, the board and faculty resulted in a policy that increased inclusivity. ...

  • Human Resources | How to structure a new or existing directorship of diversity, equity and inclusion so that positive ...

Technology

  • Technology | Tapping the Internet of Things can reduce energy consumption and identify problem areas in facilities ...

  • Technology | As schools address new needs in technology budgeting and privacy, the business officer-technology ...

  • Technology | With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and rapid school closures this past spring, new educational ...

In the News

  • (From NBOA) In order to better align with your audit schedule, NBOA’s Business Intelligence for Independent Schools (BIIS) ...

  • (from the Washington Post) S ome private schools have rearranged schedules so students will not have classes November 3, ...

  • (from Society for Human Resource Management) S tarting Jan. 1, 2021, the maximum earnings subject to the Social Security ...