Programs & Events

Annual Meeting

NBOA’s largest event and a “must-attend” gathering for business officers and other independent school leaders. This exceptional program provides three days of extensive professional development and networking opportunities for over 1,300 independent school professionals from across the country.

Business Officer Institute

A weeklong event geared toward business officers with less than five years' experience in the independent school world. This intimate program offers many opportunities for casual networking, and past participants attest that relationships forged here can last a lifetime.

Webinars

Hundreds of business officers and other independent school leaders gather online throughout the year for NBOA’s popular webinar series. Learn without leaving your desk!

Business Office NOW

One-day workshops for independent school business officers and business operations staff in an affordable and accessible format.

Online Courses

Multi-week programs conducted virtually on a variety of topics. The online platform allows for asynchronous learning and collaboration with other participants through different interactive media, including short videos and discussion boards.

Future Events

Mark your calendars for these upcoming NBOA programs.

Sponsorship & Speaking

Share your knowledge of—and passion for—business excellence in independent schools by speaking at an event or sponsoring one!

Learn more about our program policies regarding cancellations and refunds.

"I value the amazing opportunity to meet with other professional who are facing the same issues as I am. Some of them have asked and answered the questions that I am just beginning to realize I have. It is great to learn from others challenges and see what routes they have taken to get where they are now. It was an opportunity to ask questions that I have to an impartial audience."

Mary Dunsmore

Mary Dunsmore

Director of Business & Finance, Lansing Christian School

Registration for 2017-18 NBOA Online Courses Now Open

Online Courses

Five online courses are being offered this fall that will help you manage the growing demands of your school business office: Essentials of the Business Office, Essentials of School Business for Non-Business Administrators: Budget Meets Mission, Human Resource Compliance for Independent Schools, HR 101 for School Administrators and Long-Range Financial Modeling.

The NBOA Difference