Leadership

  • Leadership | Independent schools are always looking for — and finding — new innovations in their business operations. For the first time this year, NBOA recognized those schools with a new award, the Jeffrey Shields ...

  • Leadership | Congratulations to the inaugural recipients of the NBOA Professional Achievement Award , which recognizes the invaluable contributions made by independent school business, finance and operations staff who ...

  • Leadership | How can school leaders continue creating change within their organizations?  “Diversity is about counting the numbers, inclusion is about making the numbers count. Diversity is a fact, inclusion is a choice ...

  • CEO Notebook | Our collective, never-ending recognition of the past year as the most challenging, exhausting and memorable of our entire professional careers may soon be in for a reversal of fortune. Jeffrey ...

  • Leadership | Providing volunteer leadership in sports and other pursuits has taught this business officer diverse lessons. By Michael McKitish, The Peddie School Just as any independent school strives for financial ...

  • Leadership | Sharing real funds with students and mentoring their business and investment acumen has literally paid dividends, in the $100,000s. Article by David Wright and Greg Malkin, University School From ...

  • Leadership | Successful leadership requires knowing your default style and strengthening other approaches to meet each moment most effectively. Interview by Cecily Garber From the March/April 2021 Net Assets magazine ...

  • CEO Notebook | When school leaders listen in focused and systematic ways, they can help their teams broaden their contributions and create conditions for creative confidence. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA ...

  • 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 ...