Leadership

  • CEO Notebook | You cannot be the best resource on everything at your school. Instead, connect your staff to multiple resources, and they're more likely to perform well.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...

  • CEO Notebook | Stand-out books on governance, personalized learning and institutional innovation may help you reflect on the year behind and those ahead. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

  • Leadership | Taking the feedback hike together: How parent surveys improved leadership, staff unity, student outcomes and enrollment. Article by Penny B. Evins, St. Paul School for Girls From the May/June 2018 ...

  • Leadership | This business officer provides financial literacy training to students after school hours. Parents want even more. Article by Jeff Cataldo, Kent School From the March/April 2018 Net Assets magazine ...

  • CEO Notebook | Counterproductive leadership behaviors include distancing, overpowering, conforming — and failing to engage.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Staff leadership gets little ...

  • Leadership | Article by Cecily Garber Independent schools often look to smaller private colleges and universities as bellwethers for trends in budgeting, admissions and compliance, along with strategies for institutional ...

  • CEO Notebook | Healthy organizations are designed to sustain a variety of changes. Bring them! Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO I firmly believe that change is healthy for organizations. ...

  • Leadership | Growing list of independent school associations urge officials to take action against guns. Above: Students outside of Columbine High School following the school shooting on April 20, 1999. One teacher ...

  • Leadership | This outspoken change agent says independent schools can do better for their students, themselves and the industry collectively. That means ditching traditional transcripts, merging in oversaturated markets ...

  • Leadership | Independent school leaders from at least 44 states and nine countries learned, networked and collaborated in NBOA's biggest event ever. Image above: Rhonda Durham, executive director of the Independent ...