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2017 Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting

February 26 - March 1, 2017  •  Washington, DC  •  Omni Shoreham Hotel

Registration and hotel rates will be available October 1st. Check back here for more details.


The NBOA Annual Meeting is the pre-eminent business and networking event that brings together independent school leaders in every sector of finance and business operations. Gain insight and perspective about the many facets of the business officer's day-to-day responsibilities and strategic leadership role while examining high-level topics such as financial sustainability and managing competing priorities.

Discover a wealth of sessions designed to inspire and help independent school professionals at all stages of their careers meet their goals and ultimately help deliver on the mission of their school.

You'll make new connections and strengthen existing ones while exploring innovative ways to direct business operations during eight series of compelling educational programming—more than 40 sessions that were hand-picked by NBOA members to best serve your needs.

This Annual Meeting is where you will find a truly national representation of those who direct independent school operations. Join your colleagues from every facet of school's business operations; business officers, human resources professionals, facilities directors, and information technology specialists…different roles, but unified in their commitment to independent school excellence.

Questions? For program-related questions, please contact Genevieve Madigan at or call 202-407-7144. For registration questions, please contact Jennifer Fallon at or call 202-407-7145.

FLSA Resources for Independent Schools


The Department of Labor's proposed changes to the overtime rules in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will greatly impact independent schools. Under the final rules published May 18 and due to take effect December 1, your school may have to make major changes to employee classifications and overtime policies. Here is an overview of the new regulations, along with links to several NBOA resources providing additional information.